Absorption of Light by Chlorophyll

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Absorption of Light by Chlorophyll Higher Biology
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Light absorption by chlorophyll
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Measuring light absorption spectrometer is used to measure the  amount of absorption at each wavelength An  action spectrum  shows the rate of  photosynthesis at different light intensities
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Chlorophyll A and B  absorb light mostly in the  red  and  blue  regions of the  spectrum Carotene and xanthophyll  absorb light from other  regions and pass the energy  to chlorophyll
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Brown seaweeds subjected to  low  light intensities Chlorophyll C instead of chlorophyll B
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Unformatted text preview: • fucoxanthin-very wide absorption spectrum-absorbs light in parts of the spectrum where chlorophyll is less efficient Red seaweeds • Have chlorophyll D • Phycoerythrin Green seaweeds • Found in shallow water • Do not have fucoxanthin • Does not have phycoerythrin This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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