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    Absorption Spectrum of Photosynthetic Pigments

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    I am confused about the concept of absorption spectrum of spinach pigments. I am looking for the visible spectrum of four main pigments in spinach. But what should I expect from each pigment? And why? I am supposed to examine chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b, carotene and xanthrophylls.

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    Chlorophyll pigments are very specific for their absorption spectrum. Different chlorophylls have different absorption spectrum and being part of photosynthetic unit they participate in absorbing different wavelength of lights.
    1. Absorption spectrum is the amount of light ...

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    Chlorophyll pigments are very specific for their absorption spectrum. Different chlorophylls have different absorption spectrum and being part of photosynthetic unit they participate in absorbing different wavelength of lights

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