phycourobilin


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phycourobilin

[‚fī·kō·yu̇′rō·bi·lin]
(biochemistry)
A blue-green light (495-nanometer) absorbing pigment found in some cyanobacteria and red algae.
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Filamentous cyanophytes containing phycourobilin and in symbiosis with sponges and an ascidian of coral reefs.
low-light-adapted strain SS120, the major chromophore is phycourobilin
containing phycourobilin and symbiotic with ascidians and sponges.