- Chlorophyll b
Chlorophyll b Identifiers PubChem ChemSpider ChEBI Properties Molecular formula C55H70MgN4O6 Molar mass 907.47 g mol−1 (what is: /?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Chlorophyll b is a form of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll b helps in photosynthesis by absorbing light energy. It is more soluble than chlorophyll a in polar solvents because of its carbonyl group. Its color is yellow, and it primarily absorbs blue light.
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