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Keyword - Chromophore (KW-0157)

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Definition

Protein which interacts with one or more chromophores. A chromophore absorbs and transmits light energy. Originally it was used for visibly colored molecules, but it applies also to UV- and IR-absorbing molecules.

Category

Ligand

GOi

protein-chromophore linkage [ GO:0018298 ]

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LigandChromophore