cyanophycin

noun
cy·​a·​no·​phy·​cin | \ ˌsīəˌnōˈfīsᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of cyanophycin

: granular protein material forming food reserve in the cells of blue-green algae and concentrated especially in the peripheral region of the cell

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History and Etymology for cyanophycin

International Scientific Vocabulary cyanophyc- (from New Latin Cyanophyceae) + -in

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“Cyanophycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyanophycin. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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