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Cyanophyta: About the photosynthetic bacteria

What are Cyanophyta? Cyanophyta or Cyanobacteria are a group of photosynthetic bacteria. They obtain their energy & manufacture their own food through photosynthesis. In the process, they release oxygen as a by-product. They are mostly aquatic. They thrive in moist soils & water. They are microscopic & are usually unicellular. They are one of the largest & oldest group of…

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Chlorophyll Explained: The reason why plants are geen

What is Chlorophyll? Chlorophyll is a green or a closely related green pigment found in cyanophyta (bacteria) & chloroplasts of algae & plants. It plays a key role in photosynthesis, enabling plants to absorb energy from light. It reflects the green & near-green portions of the spectrum thus producing the green color of chlorophyll-containing tissues.