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Definition of Phycocyanin
Phycocyanin Phy`co*cy"a*nin, Phycocyanine Phy`co*cy"a*nine,
n. [Gr. ? seaweed + E. cyanin.]
A blue coloring matter found in certain alg[ae].
Meaning of Phycocyanin from wikipedia
is a pigment-protein complex
from the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein
and phycoerythrin. It is an accessory...
- called phycocyanin
on the algae
source, the amount
to up to 15% of the dry weight
of the algae. Phycocyanin
- and phycocyanobilin, the chromop**** of the photosynthetic pigment phycocyanin
and plants. In plants, bilins
as the photopigments...
- from which several outwardly oriented
rods made of stacked disks
and (if present) phycoerythrin(s) or phycoerythrocyanin. The spectral...
- at cysteins
residues. The apoprotein
with its chromop**** is called phycocyanin
, phycoerythrin, and allophycocyanin, respectively. They often occur
- cyanobacteria, phycoerythrobilin
is also present
in the phycocyanin
, then termed
. Like all phycobilins, phycoerythrobilin
- also use chlorophyll, but various other pigments
are present, such as phycocyanin
, carotenes, and xanthophylls
in red algae...
- extremophiles inhabiting
acid hot springs. The main photosynthetic pigment
is a****ual by binary fission
only in the phycobiliproteins allophycocyanin
, of which
it is the terminal acceptor
of energy. It is covalently
- are responsible
for antioxidant activities
biliproteins, and phycocyanin
due to its inhibitory
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