Photosynthesis assignment

Photosynthesis assignment - in chromoplasts of plants, and...

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Jaehee Park Bio 106 Sec 011 March 26, 2008 Photosynthesis Activity Assignment After looking at the given photosynthetic pigments graph, I was able to determine that the pigment that my group had was carotenoid. As it was show in the graph, carotenoid absorbs the light better when the wavelength is short. Carotenoids are organic pigments that naturally occur
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Unformatted text preview: in chromoplasts of plants, and they absorb blue light. Carotenoids are secondary pigment, and they transfer the energy they absorb to chlorophyll a for use in photosynthesis. The type of light that is utilized by carotenoids is the color that has long wavelengths....
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