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In high tide, when less light reaches the alga, the crystals may capture some of the sunlight and pass it on to the surrounding chloroplasts for photosynthesis.
For plants, researchers often build two phylogenetic trees: one for the DNA stores in the nucleus of the plant's cells and one for the chlorophyll-producing organelles called chloroplasts, which have their own DNA.
But the smaller protein is encoded in the DNA of the cell's nucleus and made outside the chloroplast.
The gene for the big protein resides inside the chloroplast, which is simple.
Indeed, these nudibranchs are a lovely bright green, and may in fact be partly solar-powered, though Matsuda notes that there’s still quite a bit of debate on whether the nudibranchs are able to actually draw energy from the chloroplasts.
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