phycobiliprotein


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phycobiliprotein

[‚fī·kō‚bil·ē′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
A water-soluble photosynthetic membrane protein that covalently binds with phycobilins (photosynthetic pigments) in some groups of algae.
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Sutra et al., "Phycobiliprotein Cphycocyanin from Spirulina platensis is powerfully responsible for reducing oxidative stress and NADPH oxidase expression induced by an atherogenic diet in hamsters," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
can grow mixotrophically, using glucose and sugarcane molasses as organic substrates, and greater production of biomass and phycobiliproteins can be reached when compared with the autotrophic growth (Borsari et al.
Spirulina Cultivation and Extraction of Phycobiliprotein. Spirulina was cultivated with medium Zarrouk or medium spirulina at 28[degrees]C under 3000 lx light and 12 L/12 D photoperiod and was trained for 20 days [24] for the experiment.
which first used FITC and Texas Red (6) and then exploded with the use of phycobiliproteins (7)) and in instrumentation (including the introduction of two-laser cytometers capable of simultaneous measurement of three, and then four, independent fluorochromes were paralleled by clinical research that began to unravel the complexity of normal white blood cell differentiation.
The phycobiliproteins (PBPs) are a group of light harvesting proteins, which are covalently bound with bilin from the tetrapyrrole prosthetic groups.
Cysewski said, "Phycobiliproteins have been shown to protect both the liver and kidney from toxins.
the presumed phycobiliprotein and chl [a.sub.2]/[b.sub.2]-containing
In contrast to green algae, cyanobacteria contain phycobiliprotein pigments (e.g., Kirk 1994).
2009; Dembitsky and Rezanka 2005), also produced of phycobiliprotein pigments (Czeczuga et al.
The presence of the phycobiliprotein phycocyanin was confirmed by the fluorescence method of Stewart & Farmer (1984), thereby placing the isolate unequivocally in the cyanobacteria; this fluorescence spectrum was identical to that of Synechococcus sp.
(1,2) One patented approach to this process (3) uses a method of intramolecular unfolding of the donor phycobiliprotein molecules (e.g., PE or APC).