Chloroplast

In contrast to the swelling and expanding process of fermentation I’m also interested in the way chloroplasts are tightly arranged within plant cells. Chloroplasts are organelles (a subunit within the cell) which main role is to conduct photosynthesis. The chloroplasts are protected by a double membrane which protects and gives room for this process within the cell. What I find fascinating is the way hexagonal shapes are created just by the tight packing of the organelles.

kloroplast

Link to image: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/49/Plagiomnium_affine_laminazellen.jpeg/345px-Plagiomnium_affine_laminazellen.jpeg

Hanna Skog

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