phycocyanin

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phycocyanin

(fī′kō-sī′ə-nĭn)
n.
Any of several bluish phycobiliproteins that are found especially in cyanobacteria.

phycocyanin

a blue pigment with a photosynthetic function found in cyanobacteria and red algae, with an absorption peak of 618 nm (see ABSORPTION SPECTRUM).
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