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Which algal groups have similarity in pigment composition?

Option: 1

Red algae and brown algae

Option: 2

Green algae and blue green algae

Option: 3

Kelps and diatoms

Option: 4

Diatoms and euglenoids

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Pigments in various groups of Algae:

Red algae: chlorophyll a, d, and phycoerythrin.

Brown algae: chlorophyll a, c, and fucoxanthin.

Fucoxanthin (brown pigment)- Kelps and diatoms

The two main types of pigment found in the euglenoids are the green chlorophyll  and the orange-red carotenoids.


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