In a typical photosynthetic membrane, the chlorophyll containing complexes may contain 50-300 molecules. Only a small number of these participate directly in the generation of the proton motive force. What do the remainder do?

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    They serve as light-harvesting or antenna chlorophylls.
     They serve an unknown function.
     They serve as replacements for the reaction center chlorophylls.
     They provide functions related to carbon fixation.
asked May 16, 2012 in Microbiology by anonymous
    

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They serve as light-harvesting or antenna chlorophylls.
answered May 17, 2012 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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