A Red-Shifted Chlorophyll

  title={A Red-Shifted Chlorophyll},
  author={Min Chen and Martin Schliep and Robert D. Willows and Zheng-Li Cai and Brett A. Neilan and Hugo Scheer},
  pages={1318 - 1319}
Chlorophyll Sees Red Among the first facts students learn about the natural world is that plants owe their green color to the pigment chlorophyll. There have actually been a handful of slightly different chlorophyll variants uncovered over the years, and Chen et al. (p. 1318, published online 19 August) have found another in bacteria from Shark Bay, Australia. The chlorophyll variant displayed a red-shifted absorption spectrum, which extended into the near-infrared region due to the insertion… 

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