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Chloroplast-rich material from the physical fractionation of pea vine (Pisum sativum) postharvest field residue (Haulm) (2018)
Journal Article
Torcello-Gómez, A., Gedi, M. A., Ibbett, R., Husain, K. N., Briars, R., & Gray, D. (2019). Chloroplast-rich material from the physical fractionation of pea vine (Pisum sativum) postharvest field residue (Haulm). Food Chemistry, 272, 18-25. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.08.018

An innovative procedure for plant chloroplasts isolation has been proposed, which consists of juice extraction by physical fractionation from plant material and recovery of its chloroplast-rich fraction (CRF) by centrifugation. This simple method has... Read More about Chloroplast-rich material from the physical fractionation of pea vine (Pisum sativum) postharvest field residue (Haulm).

Component analysis of nutritionally rich chloroplasts: recovery from conventional and unconventional green plant species (2017)
Journal Article
Gedi, M. A., Briars, R., Yuseli, F., Zainol, N., Darwish, R., Salter, A. M., & Gray, D. A. (2017). Component analysis of nutritionally rich chloroplasts: recovery from conventional and unconventional green plant species. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 54(9), 2746-2757. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13197-017-2711-8

A study of the literature indicates that chloroplasts synthesise a range of molecules, many of which have nutritional value for humans, but as yet no one has established the nutritional credentials of chloroplasts recovered from plant cells. Chloropl... Read More about Component analysis of nutritionally rich chloroplasts: recovery from conventional and unconventional green plant species.