photoreactive chlorophyll

photoreactive chlorophyll

[¦fōd·ō·rē′ak·tiv ′klȯr·ə‚fil]
(biochemistry)
Chlorophyll molecules which receive light quanta from antenna chlorophyll and constitute a photoreaction center where light energy conversion occurs.
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