phycoerythrobilin


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phycoerythrobilin

[¦fī·kō·ə‚rith·rə′bī·lən]
(biochemistry)
C31H38O2N4 Phycobilin with seven conjugated double bonds, an ethylidine side chain (=CH‒CH3), and two asymmetric carbon atoms (C1 and C7).
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