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State of protochlorophyll and chlorophyll in corn roots

Author:
  • Lars Olof Björn
Publishing year: 1976
Language: English
Pages: 183-184
Publication/Series: Physiologia Plantarum
Volume: 37
Issue: 3
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Wiley Online Library

Abstract english

The protochlorophyll(ide) present in primary roots of dark-grown corn (Zea mays) seedlings has an in vivo absorption maximum at 634 nm. Red light converts the pigment to chlorophyll(ide) a with an absorption maximum at 675 nm.

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  • Biological Sciences

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Published
  • ISSN: 0031-9317
Lars Olof Björn
E-mail: lars_olof [dot] bjorn [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

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