Synonym for haemocyanin ... <chemical> Blue, oxygen transporting, copper containing protein found in the blood of molluscs and crustacea. ... A very large protein with 20-40 subunits and molecular weight of 2-8 million and having a characteristic cuboidal appearance under the electron microsco...
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(from the article `protein`) A metalloprotein containing copper is the respiratory protein of crustaceans (shrimps, crabs, etc.) and of some gastropods (snails). The protein, ... [5 related articles]
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hemocyanin, haemocyanin A bluish pigment found in the blood or hemolymph of some arthropods and mollusks that functions like hemoglobin, transporting oxygen to tissues.
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Hemocyanins (also spelled haemocyanins) are respiratory proteins in the form of metalloproteins containing two copper atoms that reversibly bind a single oxygen molecule (O2). Oxygenation causes a color change between the colorless Cu(I) deoxygenated form and the blue Cu(II) oxygenated form. Hemocy...
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A bluish, oxygen-carrying, copper-containing substance, similar to hemoglobin, present in the blood of certain insects, crustaceans, and other invertebrates.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hē′mō-sī′ă-nin Definitions: 1. An oxygen-carrying pigment (molecular weights between 0.45 and 13 ׀ 106) of lower sea animals (including molluscs and crustacea) and arthropods; copper is an essential component, but it contains no heme; u...
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