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The plastome is the genetic material that is found in plastids in plant cells (for example in the chloroplast). It composes part of the entire genome of photosynthetic organisms.[1]

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  1. ^ Whitney, S.; Andrews, T. (2001). "Plastome-encoded bacterial ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RubisCO) supports photosynthesis and growth in tobacco". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 98 (25): 14738–14743. Bibcode:2001PNAS...9814738W. doi:10.1073/pnas.261417298. PMC 64751. PMID 11724961.  edit