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Aequorin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aequorin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.532.020
Unique ID
D000331
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000331
Scope Note
A photoprotein isolated from the bioluminescent jellyfish Aequorea. It emits visible light by an intramolecular reaction when a trace amount of calcium ion is added. The light-emitting moiety in the bioluminescence reaction is believed to be 2-amino-3-benzyl-5-(p-hydroxyphenyl)pyrazine (AF-350).
Entry Term(s)
Aequorine
Pharm Action
Luminescent Agents
Registry Number
50934-79-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Aequorins
Previous Indexing
Coelenterata (1972-1974)
Proteins (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LUMINESCENT PROTEINS 1979-90; was see under PROTEINS 1975-78
History Note
91(75); was see under LUMINESCENT PROTEINS 1979-90; was see under PROTEINS 1975-78
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2004/07/07
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