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Phycocyanin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phycocyanin
Tree Number(s)
D05.500.562.488.490.500.500.755
D08.811.600.710.490.500.500.755
D12.776.765.650
D23.767.690
Unique ID
D010798
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010798
Annotation
plant pigment proteins
Scope Note
The metal-free blue phycobilin pigment in a conjugated chromoprotein of blue-green algae. It functions as light-absorbing substance together with chlorophylls.
Entry Term(s)
C-Phycocyanin
Registry Number
11016-15-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Phycocyanins, C-
Previous Indexing
Bile Pigments (1971-1974)
Pigments (1974)
Plant Proteins (1971-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PIGMENTS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under PIGMENTS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Phycocyanin Preferred
C-Phycocyanin Narrower
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