Why is pheophytin an important component of photosystem II?

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It absorbs photons with a wavelength of 680 nm.

  

It carries electrons to photosystem I.

  

It transforms light energy by acting as the initial electron acceptor.

  

It protects chlorophyll from destruction by free radicals.

 

asked Dec 25, 2012 in Biology by JPx ~Expert~ (379 points)
    

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It transforms light energy by acting as the initial electron acceptor.

 

answered Dec 25, 2012 by anonymous



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