protein targeting to chloroplast

id: GO:0045036
name: protein targeting to chloroplast
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The process of directing proteins towards the chloroplast, usually using signals contained within the protein. Imported proteins are synthesized as cytosolic precursors containing N-terminal uptake-targeting sequences that direct each protein to its correct subcompartment and are subsequently cleaved.

Child Functions

GO:0045037protein import into chloroplast stroma
GO:0045038protein import into chloroplast thylakoid membrane

Parent Functions

GO:0006605protein targeting
GO:0072596establishment of protein localization to chloroplast