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Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is

A. Copper

B. Magnesium

C. Iron

D. Calcium

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

One such chelate is chlorophyll, the green pigment of plants. In chlorophyll the central ion is magnesium, and the large organic molecule is a porphyrin. The porphyrin contains four nitrogen atoms that form bonds to magnesium in a square planar arrangement.

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  1. NILESH KAKDE
    NILESH KAKDE :
    6 years ago

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