A pigment, or colored particle, found in bacteria that anaerobically photosynthesizes (uses the sun as a source of energy), the way green pigments of chlorophyll found in plants photosynthesize.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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