Phycobiliprotein Overview Information

Some articles on phycobiliproteins:

... Phycobiliproteins are water-soluble proteins present in cyanobacteria and certain algae (rhodophytes, cryptomonads, glaucocystophytes) that capture light energy, which is then passed on to chlorophylls ... Phycobiliproteins are formed of a complex between proteins and covalently bound phycobilins that act as chromophores (the light-capturing part) ... Major phycobiliproteins Phycobiliprotein MW (Da) Ex (nm) / Em (nm) Quantum yield Molar Extinction Coefficient (M−1cm−1) Comment R-Phycoerythrin (R-PE) 000. 498.546.566 nm / 576 nm 0,84 1.5 ...

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