What is the RF value of chlorophyll c, chlorophyll d, and bacteriocholrophyll c?

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RF, or Retention Factor values, are fractions used in chromatography, representing the known fraction of the total distance traveled by the solvent that the given material will travel. An RF of 1 would mean that the substance is fully soluble and travels the same distance as the solvent front; an RF of 0 would mean the substance fails to respond to the technique and doesn't travel at all.

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