Enzymatic Chlorination of Chlorophyll a In Vitro

  • Mathias Senge
  • Horst Senger
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 168)


Chlorinated chlorophylls (chl) came into focus in recent years with reports suggesting the participation of 132-HO-20-Cl-chl a in photosystem I <1,2>. However, studies revealed the artificial formation of this compound <3,4>. Nevertheless chlorinated chlorophylls deserve further attention, since their unique physical and chemical properties make them promising model compounds for comparative chl studies.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mathias Senge
    • 1
  • Horst Senger
    • 1
  1. 1.FB Biologie/BotanikPhilipps-Universität, LahnbergeMarburg/LahnFederal Republic of Germany

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