haemocyanin


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haemocyanin

(ˌhiːməʊˈsaɪənɪn; ˌhɛm-) or

hemocyanin

n
(Biochemistry) a blue copper-containing respiratory pigment in crustaceans and molluscs that functions as haemoglobin
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The dual nature of haemocyanin in the establishment and persistence of the squid-vibrio symbiosis.
Molecular phylogeny and the geographic origin of Haliotidae traced by haemocyanin sequences.
Haemocyanin concentration of juvenile lobsters Homarus gammarus in relation to molting cycle and feeding conditions.
To survive in the deep ocean, octopuses evolved a copper-based blood called haemocyanin, which turns its blood blue.
Then, they were slaughtered, shucked, cleaned, and washed with fresh water until the blue pigment haemocyanin was removed.
There were two major carriers for angiotensin I (AI) reported in 2003; one was tetanus toxoid (TT), and the other one was keyhole limpet haemocyanin (KLH).
A novel assay to measure B cell responses to keyhole limpet haemocyanin vaccination in healthy volunteers and subjects with systemic lupus erythematosus.
To this aim, Kosten et al (76) have tried to improve the immunogenicity by using keyhole limpet haemocyanin as the carrier protein with improved results and a reduction in cocaine-evoked hyperactivity.
Replacement of a cytosolic copper/zinc superoxide dismutase by a novel cytosolic manganese superoxide dismutase in crustaceans that use copper (haemocyanin) for oxygen transport.
Copper is an essential element in trace amount for the production of heamoglobin and haemocyanin in the vertebrates.
(1968) An examination of the polymerization behavior of Jasus lalandii haemocyanin and its relation to the allosteric binding of oxygen.