Definición de haemocyanin en inglés:

haemocyanin

Saltos de línea: haemo|cya¦nin
Pronunciación: /ˌhiːmə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪənɪn
 
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(US hemocyanin)

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A protein containing copper, responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood plasma of arthropods and molluscs.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It is intriguing that crustaceans seem to express either hemoglobin or hemocyanin but not both proteins.
    • One grasshopper embryo has a protein that closely resembles hemocyanin in sequence, but no oxygen binding studies to confirm its function have yet been done.
    • The ontogeny of crustacean hemocyanin, the copper-based oxygen transport protein, has been studied in relatively few species, including Nephrops norvegicus and Homarus americanus.

Origen

mid 19th century: from haemo- 'of blood' + cyan + -in1.

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