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3 Cyanobacteria carry out photosynthesis with chlorophyll bound to proteins in membranes infolding from the cell membrane.PhotosyntheticMembranes(thylakoids)Figure 7-5 Page 122This is an artificially-colored micrograph from transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
5 An artificially colored TEM of a cyanobacterium. Thylakoids contain chlorophyll a (green)Metabolism?Association?Shape?
6 In a light microscope image: In dyed TEM image:Thylakoids were dyed green to show the location of bacteriochlorophyll for the light reactions…In a light microscope image:Thylakoids are too fine to be visible, so the green color appears throughout cytosol but with the nucleoid region lighter in color. The DNA displaces some of the naturally dark-green thylakoids.nucleoid