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Construct a 3D molecule model of the important biomolecule Chlorophyll from Genuine Molymod Components by Indigo.
The name chlorophyll is derived from the Greek meaning "green leaf" but this molecule which is fundamental to photosynthesis is found in both plants & algae & evolved very early in cyanobacteria. There are roughly 10 different types of chlorophyll, all with slight variations in chemical structure. Chlorophyll was first isolated by Joseph Bienaimé Caventou and Pierre Joseph Pelletier in 1817. Once extracted from plant material and purified, commercial uses for chlorophyll include food coloring, cosmetics, and as a sensitizer for color film.
Model Sets That Can Build This Molecule
|60150E||Atom, Molymod, white (hydrogen), hemisphere, 19mm||72|
|60200E||Atom, Molymod, red (oxygen), 2 hole, 105 degrees||5|
|60400E||Atom, Molymod, black (carbon), 4 hole, 109.5 degrees, 23mm||55|
|60401E||Atom, Molymod, blue (nitrogen), 4 hole, 109.5 deg., 23mm||4|
|61012E||Bond, Molymod, grey (single), 20mm||54|
|61013E||Bond, Molymod, grey (double/triple), 35mm||30|
|61015E||Bond, Molymod, opaque, 2mm (for spacefilling models)||72|