Pigment Protein Complex from Gonyaulax

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Science  08 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3719, pp. 212-213
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3719.212


A water-soluble peridinin-chlorophyll-protein complex from the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax polyedra was found to have a molecular weight of about 38,000. The complex could be disrupted by digestion with proteolytic enzymes. No electron transfer was observed when the complex was irradiated.