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Leaf Chromatography

Pigments are important in the lives of all organisms, most especially plants. Pigments in the leaves of plants are called chlorophyll. There are different types of plant pigments: • Anthocyanins—red chlorophyll • Carotenoids—orange or yellow • Green chlorophyll—the most common type of chlorophyll Chlorophyll is a key ingredient in the process of photosynthesis. Through this…