triplet-state chlorophyll

triplet-state chlorophyll

[‚trip·lət ‚stāt ′klȯr·ə‚fil]
(biochemistry)
The state of chlorophyll that occurs when two of the electrons in chlorophyll have their magnetic moments in parallel.
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