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Photosynthetic pigments of bacteria are located in

  1. leucoplasts
  2. chloroplasts
  3. chromoplasts
  4. chromatophores
Correct Answer: Option(d)
Solution: In photosynthetic bacteria, small prarticles of 60 diameter, called chromatophores, are present. These are attached to the inner surface of the cell membrane, have no limiting membrane and possess bacteriochlorophyll. Chloroplast, leucoplast and chromoplasts are plastids present in eukaryotic cells. Chromoplasts Coloured plastids except green, give different type of colour appearance to different parts of the plant. Chloroplasts Green plastids take part in the process of photosynthesis. Leucoplasts Colourless plastids, mainly function as store house of various types of food.
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