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AequorinEdit

  • –noun Biochemistry, Histology .a protein, secreted by certain jellyfish, that produces a blue lightupon binding with calcium.Origin:

1965–70; < NL Aequor ( ea ) a genus of jellyfish that producessuch a protein (L: fem. of aequoreus of the sea, equiv. to aequor level surface, the sea + -eus -eous) + -in2