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Chlorophyll f

Chlorophyll f is just recently discovered in Shark Bay, Western Australia by Chen et al and published in Science 329, (2010)1318-1319. [1]. It absorbs the near-infrared light. Its molecular formula is C55H70O6N4Mg.

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There are different forms of chlorophylls existing in nature. Some of them are:


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and where did you get that chlorophyll in leaves doesn't fluorescence?

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