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Targeting of a foreign protein to chloroplasts by fusion to the transit peptide from the small subunit of ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase.

Nature (Impact Factor: 42.35). 01/1985; 313(6001):358-63. DOI: 10.1038/313358a0
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ABSTRACT Chimaeric genes can be constructed which fuse the transit peptide of a small subunit of the chloroplast-located ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase with a bacterial protein. The fusion protein is translocated into chloroplasts and cleaved in a similar way to the small subunit polypeptide precursor.

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