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Chlorophyll A MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Chlorophyll A
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.578.840.374.140
D03.633.400.909.374.140
D04.345.783.374.140
Unique ID
D000077194
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077194
Scope Note
A form of chlorophyll that absorbs light in the violet to red spectrum (approximately 400-700 nm wavelength range) and reflects green light (500-570 nm wavelength), which imparts the characteristic green color to land plants. It is essential for oxygenic PHOTOSYNTHESIS.
Entry Term(s)
Chlorophyll A2
Related Numbers
479-61-8
Public MeSH Note
2019; CHLOROPHYLL A was indexed under CHLOROPHYLL 1981-2018
History Note
2019 (1981)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2020/02/21
Chlorophyll A Preferred
Chlorophyll A2 Narrower
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