GREEN SULFUR BACTERIA VARIANT AND BACTERIOCHLOROPHYLL
Provided is a new, genetically-modifiable strain of green sulfur bacteria that synthesize bacteriochlorophyll e. Specifically provided are: isolated green sulfur bacteria of Chlorobaculum limnaeum strain RK-j-1, represented by accession no. NITE BP-1202
isolated bacteria of a transformed Chlorobaculum limnaeum strain obtained by transforming strain RK-j-1, preferably bacteria of Chlorobaculum limnaeum strain dbchU, which is represented by accession no. NITE BP-1203 and has a inactivated bchU gene
a bacteriochlorophyll f preparation method including a step for culturing Chlorobaculum limnaeum strain dbchU
and bacteriochlorophyll f obtained by the preparation method.