Definitions for "Grana"
Stacked membrane discs (thylakoids) in chloroplasts that contain chlorophyll and are the site of the light-trapping reactions of photosynthesis.
stacks of thin layers in a chloroplast in which the green pigment chlorophyll is contained.
A general term for hard Italian grating cheeses like Parmesan.
The Italian term for hard-grating cheese, Parmesan, Romano, Asiago, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Grana Padano, and Sapsago are among the grana-type cheese varieties.
Grana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km east of Turin and about 12 km northeast of Asti. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 628 and an area of 6.0 km2.All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.