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Do higher temperatures increase the rate of pigment secretion because the lipids in the phospholipid are broken down under the heat? Is another reason for this release of pigment the breaking down of the proteins in the tonoplast? I am writing up an analysis of an experiment showing how beetroot cells give out more pigment as they are heated. (I am also wondering if the structure of a tonoplast is the same as that of the plasme membrane). It would be much appriciated if you could clarify my ideas, so that I could better understand the process of pigment secretion (and membrane structures). Thanks.
Re: Why higher temperatures increase the release of pigment from a vacuole
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