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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It has been demonstrated that naturals products from marine algae such as phycoerythrobilin, chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b and fucoxanthin which are accessory pigments have established antioxidant activities (46) thus, reasonably contributing to the overall synergistic antioxidant capacity in Padina gymnospora and the seagrasses.
Sea hares graze on the algae, loading up on phycoerythrobilin.
Defensive ink pigment processing and secretion in Aplysia californica: concentration and storage of phycoerythrobilin in the ink gland.