A cyanobacterium that contains chlorophyll f--a red-absorbing photopigment.

  title={A cyanobacterium that contains chlorophyll f--a red-absorbing photopigment.},
  author={Min Chen and Yaqiong Li and Debra Birch and Robert D. Willows},
  journal={FEBS letters},
  volume={586 19},
A Chl f-containing filamentous cyanobacterium was purified from stromatolites and named as Halomicronema hongdechloris gen., sp. nov. after its phylogenetic classification and the morphological characteristics. Hongdechloris contains four main carotenoids and two chlorophylls, a and f. The ratio of Chl f to Chl a is reversibly changed from 1:8 under red light to an undetectable level of Chl f under white-light culture conditions. Phycobiliproteins were induced under white light growth… CONTINUE READING
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