Phycocyanobilin is a blue phycobilin. Phycocyanobilin is present only in the phycobiliproteins allophycocyanin and phycocyanin, of which it is the terminal acceptor of energy. It is covalently linked to these phycobiliproteins by a thioether bond. Has shown to inhibit oxidative stress (2).
1. Szalontai, B. et al. Biochemistry. 1994. 4;33(39):11823-32. PMID: 7918400. 2. Zheng, J. Et al. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013. 304(2):R110-20. PMID: 23115122.
Soluble in basic aqueous, DMF, and DMSO.
Store at -20° C
~892.1° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)
~1.3 g/cm3 (Predicted)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
What is the purity? Can you describe the purification process?
Asked by: duckcell
Thank you for your question. Each lot of this chemical comes with a lot-specific Certificate Of Analysis which typically describes the percent purity as well as the method used to determine the purity. You may request a lot-specific Certificate Of Analysis on our website. Alternatively, please contact our Technical Service Department to inquire about the purity of our most recent lot.
Answered by: Tech Service
Date published: 2019-03-14
What wavelength was used to obtain the ODs of this item, sc-396921, Phycocyanobilin?
Asked by: two2igm05
The maximum wavelength was recorded at 375.5 nm.
Answered by: Chemical Support 4
Date published: 2017-02-25
Can I purchase only 5mg of phycocyanin?
Asked by: goodspeed72002
Thank you for your question. We can only offer Phycocyanobilin with a minimum purchase quantity of 25 mg.
Rated 5 out of
LiuLiu, J. et al. (PubMed 25987768) reported that Phycocyanobilin accelerates liver regeneration and reduces mortality rate in carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury mice. -SCBT Publication Review
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