chlorocruorin


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Related to chlorocruorin: Haemocyanin, Hemerythrin

chlorocruorin

(ˌklɔːrəʊˈkruːərɪn)
n
an oxygen-carrying substance that is found in the tissues of members of the division Annelida that is green in colour when oxygen is not present
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Comparison of chlorocruorin and annelid hemoglobin quaternary structures.
Anemine is derived from chlorocruorin, an oxygen-binding pigment that is found in worms living in marine environments in the Amazon and that, in high concentrations, tinges their blood green.