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Green factory

Take the chloroplast, which is the part of a plant cell that harnesses energy for the plant and stores it as sugar. In a way it's a factory, except it doesn't have metal or pistons or wheels. Instead it has membranes and chemicals. The chloroplast contains structures that work on a
nano-scale - but we wouldn't call it nanotechnology. It's nature.



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Chloroplasts in leaf cells are mini factories but with membranes and chemicals.
Chloroplasts in leaf cells are mini factories but with membranes and chemicals.
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