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Keyword - Chlorophyll (KW-0148)

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Definition

Protein which interacts with chlorophyll, the major light-absorbing pigment in most oygenic green organisms. Higher plants contain chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b which are magnesium-porphyrin complexes esterified to a long hydrophobic terpenoid side chain (the alcohol phytol).

Category

Ligand

Gene Ontology

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GOi

chlorophyll binding [ GO:0016168 ]

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ChlorophyllLigandChromophore
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