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  • n. Any water-soluble breakdown product of chlorophyll formed by hydrolysis or enzyme action


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  • Chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis requires the two-electron reduction of protochlorophyllide a ringDbya protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase to form chlorophyllide a. A light-dependent (light-dependent Pchlide oxidoreductase (LPOR)) and an unrelated dark operative enzyme (dark operative Pchlide oxidoreductase (DPOR)) are known.

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