bacteriochlorophyll


bacteriochlorophyll
noun
a substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants
Hypernyms: ↑pigment

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\\bak|tirēə+\ noun (-s)
Etymology: bacteri- + chlorophyll
: a pyrrole derivative in photosynthetic bacteria related to but not identical with the chlorophyll of higher plants

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/bak tear'ee oh klawr"euh fil, -klohr"-/, n. Biochem.
a pale blue-gray form of chlorophyll that is unique to the photosynthetic but anaerobic purple bacteria.
[1935-40; BACTERIO- + CHLOROPHYLL]

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bactēriochlorophyll /-klorˈ or -klōrˈō-fil/ noun
In some bacteria, a substance related to the chlorophyll of green plants
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Main Entry:bacterio-

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  • bacteriochlorophyll — bacteriochlorophyll. См. бактериохлорофилл. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Bacteriochlorophyll — Blätter einer Magnolie. Das Chlorophyll (von griechisch χλωρός, chlōrós – hellgrün, frisch und φύλλον, phýllon – Blatt) oder Blattgrün bezeichnet eine Klasse natürlicher Farbstoffe, die von Organismen gebildet werden, die Photosynthese betreiben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bacteriochlorophyll — Bacteriochlorophylls are photosynthetic pigments that occur in various phototrophic bacteria. They are related to chlorophylls, which are the primary pigments in plants, algae, and cyanobacteria. Groups that contain bacteriochlorophyll conduct… …   Wikipedia

  • bacteriochlorophyll — Any form of chlorophyll in photosynthetic bacteria : 1) b. a, CH=CH2 replaced by CO CH3 in the chlorophyll α structure, two hydrogens also being added; the photosynthetic pigments of purple bacteria; 2) b. b, CH=CH2 replaced by CO CH3 and CH2 CH3 …   Medical dictionary

  • bacteriochlorophyll — bakteriochlorofilas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kai kurių bakterijų (nesierinių ir sierinių purpurinių bakterijų, žaliųjų sierabakterių) saulės spindulių energiją absorbuojantis pigmentas ir šviesoje iki organinių… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bacteriochlorophyll — noun Date: 1938 a pyrrole derivative in photosynthetic bacteria related to the chlorophyll of higher plants …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bacteriochlorophyll — (bak te re o klo ro fil) A modified chlorophyll that serves as the primary light trapping pigment in purple and green photosynthetic bacteria …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • bacteriochlorophyll — Varieties of chlorophyll (bacteriochlorophylls a, b, c, d, e and g) found in photosynthetic bacteria and differing from plant chlorophyll in the substituents around the tetrapyrrole nucleus of the molecule, and in the absorption spectra …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • bacteriochlorophyll — /bak tear ee oh klawr euh fil, klohr /, n. Biochem. a pale blue gray form of chlorophyll that is unique to the photosynthetic but anaerobic purple bacteria. [1935 40; BACTERIO + CHLOROPHYLL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacteriochlorophyll — noun A photosynthetic pigment occurring in various phototrophic bacteria, related to the chlorophylls …   Wiktionary


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