Replication of Chloroplast DNA of Tobacco

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  20 May 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3725, pp. 1071-1074
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3725.1071


An experimental method has been designed for determining the relative rates of replication of the chloroplast and nuclear DNA's of Nicotiana tabacum. By this method chloroplast DNA in week-old seedlings is being replicated several times faster than nuclear DNA.