aequorin

Definitions:

  • A protein secreted by certain jellyfish that interacts with seawater to produce bioluminescent light.
  • A <xref>photoprotein</xref>, <xref>isolated</xref> from <xref>luminescent</xref> <xref>jellyfish</xref> and other <xref>marine</xref> <xref>organisms</xref>, composed of two distinct units: the <xref>apoprotein</xref> <xref>apoaequorin</xref> and the <xref>prosthetic group</xref> <xref>coelenterazine</xref>.
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