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Some use chlorophyll to convert sunlight during photosynthesis and others use rhodopsins, proteins that bind to a form of vitamin A called retina to capture light.
What’s more, unlike most other deep-sea fish, the stoplight loosejaw is also one of few fish able to see long red wavelengths by producing a derivative of chlorophyll, the light-converting pigment typically found in plants.
Fifth-grade teacher Alayna Weinstein already has used the greenhouse to teach students about light deprivation, chlorophyll and photosynthesis.
These kinds of foods can make your poop change color because of their chlorophyll, a plant pigment that gives green vegetables their hue, Dr. Shen says.
The green color comes from the chlorophyll, which is a natural part of the bacterium.
Green on green on green on green, all of this chlorophyll inducing a bleary anesthetic—or Andrew thought so.
Quality turf fertilizers offered at local garden centers contain adequate nitrogen to re-green your lawn — and often iron to help form green chlorophyll within the blades.
Before too long, the leaves will get the maximum amount of chlorophyll and make that deep green shade that lasts until Autumn.
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: the green substance in plants that makes it possible for them to make food from carbon dioxide and water
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