Agent Name

Bacteriochlorophyll

CAS Number

17499-98-8

Formula

C55-H74-Mg-N4-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Bacteriochlorophylls; Magnesium, ((2E,7R,11R)-3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-2-hexadecenyl (3S,4S,13R,14R,21R)-9-acetyl-14-ethyl-13,14-dihydro-21-(methoxycarbonyl)-4,8,13,18-tetramethyl-20-oxo-3-phorbinepropanoato(2-)-kappaN23,kappaN24,kappaN25,kappaN26)-; , (SP-4-2)-; Magnesium, (3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-2-hexadecenyl 9-acetyl-14-ethyl-13,14-dihydro-21-(methoxycarbonyl)-4,8,13,18-tetramethyl-20-oxo-3-phorbinepropanoato(2-)-N23,N24,N25,N26)-, (SP-4-2-(3S-(3alpha(2E,7S*,11S*),4beta,13beta,14alpha,21beta)))-; [ChemIDplus] Bacteriochlorophyll, from Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

Dark blue solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Pyrrole containing pigments found in photosynthetic bacteria." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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