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plastoquinone

[ plas-toh-kwuh-nohn, -kwin-ohn ]
/ ˌplæs toʊ kwəˈnoʊn, -ˈkwɪn oʊn /
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noun Biochemistry.
a quinone that occurs in the chloroplasts of plants and functions as an electron carrier during photosynthesis.
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