phycobilin

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Related to Phycobilins: phycoerythrin, Phycobilisomes
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water-soluble proteinaceous pigments found in red algae and cyanobacteria

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Cyanobacteria that do not produce chlorophyll b typically possess water-soluble phycobilin pigments.
However the chlorophyll a and protein content was high in blue light but the phycobilipigment was high under red light reflecting the necessity of high wavelength for the Phycobilin pigment synthesis especially PC and APC.
Apart from the presence of chl b and the absence of phycobilins,
through loss of phycobilins and gain of chl b (and their associated
this ancestor of the ability to synthesize phycobilins would, according
do in the Rhodophyta, another group having phycobilin pigments