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. 2004.

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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 a substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants • Hypernyms: ↑pigment * * * bak|tirēə+ noun ( s) Etymology: bacteri + chlorophyll : a pyrrole derivative in photosynthetic bacteria… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — /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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