Which pigment of the plant takes part in light reaction of photosynthesis

Which Pigment Of The Plant Takes Part In Light Reaction Biology Question

Which pigment of the plant takes part in light reaction of photosynthesis?


(a) Xanthophyll
(b) chlorophyll-a
(c) carotene
(d) phycoxanthin

Correct Answer:



Chlorophyll a is present in all photosynthetic plants except bacteria. Therefore, it is referred to as universal photosynthetic pigment or primary photosynthetic pigment because it performs primary reaction of photosynthesis which involves conversion of light into chemical or electrical energy.

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Topics: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants (153)
Subject: Biology (4253)

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