By Robert E. Blankenship

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The structural formula for chlorophyll a is shown in Fig. 1. It is a squarish planar molecule, about 10 Å on a side. A Mg atom in the center of the planar portion is coordinated to four nitrogen atoms. The nitrogens are each part of a substructural element of the molecule that is derived from pyrrole, a cyclic organic compound with a nitrogen atom in a five-membered ring with four carbons. A fifth ring is formed in the lower right corner, and a long hydrocarbon tail is attached to the lower left (in the standard representation).

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1995) Carbon metabolism in green bacteria. In: Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria (eds R. E. Blankenship, M. T. Madigan and C. E. Bauer), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 871–883. ORGANISMS AND ORGANELLES 25 Sze, P. (1998) A Biology of the Algae. WCB McGraw–Hill, Boston. Tabita, F. R. (1995) The biochemistry and metabolic regulation of carbon metabolism and CO2 fixation in purple bacteria. In: Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria (eds R. E. Blankenship, M. T. Madigan and C. E. Bauer), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp.

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