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Search Results for: xanthophyll

Xanthophyll

Definition noun, plural: xanthophylls A type of carotenoid in which its molecular structure contains... Read More

Carotene

Definition noun, plural: carotenes Any of the group of carotenoids characterized by the lack of oxygen on its molecular... Read More

Phytoplankton

Definition noun Photosynthetic (plant-like) constituent of plankton, mainly comprised of unicellular... Read More

Carotenoid

Definition noun, plural: carotenoids (botany) Any of the pigment molecules, typically yellow, red, and orange, that interact... Read More

Accessory pigment

Definition noun, plural: accessory pigments A non-chlorophyll pigment inside the chloroplast of photosynthetic organisms,... Read More

Proplastid

Definition noun, plural: proplastids A small, colourless organelle that gives rise to a plastid (e.g. chloroplast,... Read More