Red Seaweed (Rhodophyceae) fluorescing in UV light

Red Seaweed (Rhodophyceae) fluorescing in UV light

Red algae contain chlorophyll which is masked by the red pigment phycoerythrin. The pigments are being used by researchers to tag antibodies to see their effect on tumour cells.
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Red Seaweed (Rhodophyceae) fluorescing in UV light
Red algae contain chlorophyll which is masked by the red pigment phycoerythrin. The pigments are being used by researchers to tag antibodies to see their effect on tumour cells.
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