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Keyword - Bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis (KW-0077)

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Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of bacteriochlorophylls. These photosynthetic pigments are magnesium-porphyrin complexes with a long hydrophobic terpenoid side chain (the alcohol phytol). Biosynthesis of bacteriochlorophyll is a light-independent reaction.

Synonyms

  • Bacteriochlorophyll anabolism
  • Bacteriochlorophyll biosynthetic process
  • Bacteriochlorophyll formation
  • Bacteriochlorophyll synthesis

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

bacteriochlorophyll biosynthetic process [ GO:0030494 ]

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Chlorophyll biosynthesisBacteriochlorophyll biosynthesisBiological process
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