"phycobiliprotein" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: phycobiliprotein Wikipedia [canonical], phycobiliproteins [plural]
  1. Any of a class of water-soluble proteins, present in cyanobacteria and certain algae, that capture light energy which is then passed on to chlorophylls during photosynthesis; the most important constituents of the phycobilisomes. Wikipedia link: phycobiliprotein Tags: countable, uncountable Categories: English words not following the I before E except after C rule

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