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Academic & Professional Books  Botany  Non-Vascular Plants  Algae

Photosynthetic Pigments of Algae

By: Kingsley S Rowan
Photosynthetic Pigments of Algae
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About this book

This book deals with the physical and chemical properties found in algae of different types (blue-green, red, golden-brown, yellow-green, brown and green). Methods used for extracting and purifying the pigments and their value in classifying the various types of algae are discussed in detail. This book contains detailed tables of the physical properties of the pigments (absorption and fluorescence-emission spectra and extinction coefficients, and brings together data on the distribution of algal pigments in relation to hypotheses of the evaluation of algae. It will be of value to anyone with an interest in phycology.

Reissue of a book first published in 1989.

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Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Role of the photosyntetic pigments; 2. Extraction and separation of lipid-soluble pigments; 3. Chlorophylls and derivatives; 4. The cartenoids; 5. The biliproteins; 6. Pigments of the cholorophyll-protein complexes; 7. Photosynthetic pigments in relation to phylogeny and taxonomy of algae; 8. General summary.

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