a tetrapyrrole similar to heme but with a reduced ring and a long phytol chain esterified on to a carboxylic acid side chain. Falls into the class of organic chemicals called polyenes, which have alternating networks of single and double bonds.
that's chlorophyll a in the chloroplast
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