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Chlorophyll Properties

Chlorophyll

Description

 

Chlorophyll (also chlorophyl) is a green pigment found in almost all plants, algae, and cyanobacteria. Chlorophyll absorbs light most strongly in the blue portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, followed by the red portion. However, it is a poor absorber of green and near-green portions of the spectrum, hence the green color of chlorophyll-containing tissues.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 11006-34-1
Molar Mass 722.13 g/mol
Molecular Formula C34H29CuN4Na3O6
RTECS Number GS2168866
Synonyms Chlorophyllin;Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex Food Dye E 141;Chlorophyllin Copper Complex, Sodium Salt;Chlorophyllin, Coppered, Trisodium Salt;Chlorophyllin Sodium-Copper Salt;Chlorophyllin Water Soluble;Copper (Ii) Chlorophylin, Trisodium Salt;Sodium Chlorophyllin
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