Chlorophyllase and Formation of an Atypical Chlorophyllide in Marine Algae.


In the course of a study of the pigment composition of some marine algae (6) certain organisms were found to possess highly active systems capable of converting chlorophyll a to chlorophyllide derivatives. Two chlorophyllides could be obtained from the diatom Phaeodactylnin tricornutunt (Bohlin) depending on the conditions of incubation. One possessed a… (More)


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