biochrome

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biochrome

[′bī·ō‚krōm]
(biochemistry)
Any naturally occurring plant or animal pigment.
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The team, led by Angela Belcher, the Germeshausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering, engineered a common, harmless bacterial virus called M13 so that it would attract and bind with molecules of a catalyst (the team used iridium oxide) and a biological pigment (zinc porphyrins).
The compound links two biological pigments called carotenoid and porphyrin with fullerene, a spherical carbon molecule.