Selective scattering of light by pigments in vivo.

  title={Selective scattering of light by pigments in vivo.},
  author={P. Latimer and E. Rabinowitch},
  journal={Archives of biochemistry and biophysics},
  • P. Latimer, E. Rabinowitch
  • Published 1959
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Archives of biochemistry and biophysics
  • Abstract Pigmented plant cells scatter light with strong spectral selectivity. The scattering maxima and minima can be attributed to anomalous dispersion within the colored phases in the cells. Selective scattering may cause errors in the measurement of absorption spectra, reveal the presence of unnoticed pigments, and provide information about the arrangement of pigment molecules. 
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