chlorosome


chlorosome
A photosynthetic antenna complex found in green sulfur bacteria and some green filamentous anoxygenic phototrophs, differing from other antenna complexes by its large size and lack of protein matrix supporting the photosynthetic pigments.

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  • Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex — The Fenna Matthews Olson (FMO) complex is a water soluble complex and was the first pigment protein complex (PPC) that has been structure analyzed by x ray spectroscopy [Fenna Matthews, 1975] . It appears in green sulfur bacteria and mediates the …   Wikipedia

  • chlorosomal — adjective Of or pertaining to a chlorosome …   Wiktionary

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