Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: How to build a chloroplast

(University of Tokyo) When a plant begins growing its first leaves, it is in a race for survival to build its chloroplasts. Research from Japan and the UK reveals that a chain of communication from the developing chloroplast to the cell's central DNA center, the nucleus, is controlled in-part by a protein that defied characterization for the past quarter-century and there is also a role for a molecule recently made famous by the plant-based 'meat' industry: plant heme.