Example sentences for: plastids

How can you use “plastids” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In proteins involved in transcription and translation, eukaryotes often cluster with archaebacteria whereas in metabolic proteins they often cluster with eubacteria [ 1 ] . Among the latter proteins, eukaryotes sometimes group with α-proteobacteria, presumably reflecting the origin of mitochondria, and plants sometimes cluster with cyanobacteria, reflecting the origin of plastids.

  • Estimation of the divergence time of the origin of plastids (BK-p) was not a goal of this study, and the LCA was not estimated because of an insufficient number of duplicate proteins needed for reciprocal rooting [ 23 ] . Thus, five divergence times were studied: AK, BC, BK-o, BK-m, and GK.

  • Gene products from 17 of these 23 genes were previously characterized as located in or predicted to locate to plastids.

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