Chlorophyll d

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Chlorophyll d
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Identifiers
CAS number 519-63-1 N
PubChem 16070025
ChemSpider 16736116 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:38199 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C54H70MgO6N4
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references


Chlorophyll d is a form of chlorophyll, identified in 1996. It is present in marine red algae and cyanobacteria which use energy captured from sunlight for photosynthesis.[1] Chlorophyll d absorbs far-red light, at 710 nm wavelength, just outside the optical range.[2] An organism that contains chlorophyll d is adapted to an environment such as moderately deep water, where it can use far red light for photosynthesis,[3] although there is not a lot of visible light.[4]


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Ball-and-stick model
Space-filling model

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