Definición de phytochrome en inglés:


Saltos de línea: phyto|chrome
Pronunciación: /ˈfʌɪtəkrəʊm


[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A blue-green pigment found in many plants, in which it regulates various developmental processes.
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    • This macroscopically observable reaction was identified to be coupled with light-induced processes of the photoreceptor phytochrome.
    • This is the opposite of the situation in higher plants, where red light activates and far-red light inactivates phytochrome.
    • The plant photoreceptor phytochrome exhibits remarkable structural and functional variabilities in the plant cell.


late 19th century: from phyto- 'relating to plants' + Greek khrōma 'colour'.

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