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plastocyanin

noun plas·to·cy·a·nin \ˌplas-tō-ˈsī-ə-nən\

Definition of PLASTOCYANIN

:  a copper-containing protein that acts as an intermediary in photosynthetic electron transport

Origin of PLASTOCYANIN

Greek plastos + English cyan- + 1-in
First Known Use: 1961

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