chlorophyll a

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Related to chlorophyll a: chlorophyll b, chlorophyll c
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Noun1.chlorophyll a - a blue-black plant pigment having a blue-green alcohol solution; found in all higher plants
chlorophyl, chlorophyll - any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
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As determined by the classical method, a close relationship was found between the measurement using the portable chlorophyll meter and the chlorophyll a content ([micro]mol-[m.
Unlike day 14, no significant differences in chlorophyll a, b, and a+b content were observed (Table 4).
There are 2 type of chlorophyll pigments being study in this analysis; chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b.
We meet the two chlorophyll a molecules in the reaction center, surrounded by the antenna complex pigments, and other characters in the play.
Chlorophyll a and b content in leaves treated with NPA were significantly higher (p< 0.
The 700 nanometer light that does not get reflected is assumed to have been absorbed by chlorophyll a.
In the laboratory we identified the content of chlorophyll a and b, carotinoids in the leaves of woody plants by spectrophotometer method (spectrophotometer [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], Russia) in acetone extracts (the absorption is 662, 644 and 440.
Absorption measurements were used to quantify the chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b, and total chlorophyll concentrations, based on the equations reported by Wellburn (1994).
In experiments in the lab, Pierce used a radioactive tracer to show that the slugs were making the pigment, called chlorophyll a, themselves and not simply relying on chlorophyll reserves stolen from the algae.