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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Secretion by lipophils results in immediate lysis of entrapped algae that can be visualized directly by examining the clouds of fluorescent phycobilins released from the lysed algae beneath the animal (Smith et al.
Chlorophyll b and phycobilins in the common ancestor of cyanobacteria and chloroplasts.
Cyanobacteria that do not produce chlorophyll b typically possess water-soluble phycobilin pigments.
The concentrations of these pigments (chlorophylls, carotinoids, phycobilins, etc) in rice are partially based on soil fertility, especially nitrogen.
The seaweeds that can tolerate excess light are rich in carotenes, while those living in filtered light have pigments suitable for catching it with the greatest efficiency, phycobilins.
They contain chlorophyll a and several phycobilins and carotenoids.
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