A Red-Shifted Chlorophyll

  title={A Red-Shifted Chlorophyll},
  author={M. Chen and M. Schliep and R. Willows and Zheng Cai and B. Neilan and H. Scheer},
  pages={1318 - 1319}
  • M. Chen, M. Schliep, +3 authors H. Scheer
  • Published 2010
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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