Definition of photoprotein in English:

photoprotein

Syllabification: pho·to·pro·tein
Pronunciation: /ˌfōtōˈprōtēn
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • A protein active in the emission of light by a living creature.
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    • Indeed, the new photoprotein is chemically related to the rhodopsin family.
    • Further surveys in the oceans from Antarctica to Hawaii revealed that variants of the photoprotein exist virtually everywhere, in varying colors.

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