a bioluminescent protein extracted from certain jellyfish that emits light when in contact with calcium or strontium ions: used in research to detect and locate calcium
Origin of aequorin; from Aequorea, genus name of jellyfish + -in
A protein secreted by certain jellyfish that interacts with seawater to produce bioluminescent light.
Origin of aequorinNew Latin Aequorea, jellyfish genus (from Latin aequoreus, of the sea, from aequor, smooth surface, from aequus, smooth) + –in.
(countable and uncountable, plural aequorins)
Aequorea + -in