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[fyoo-koh-zan-thin] /ˌfyu koʊˈzæn θɪn/

noun, Biochemistry.
a brown carotenoid pigment occurring in brown algae, diatoms, and dinoflagellates.
a carotenoid pigment that gives brown algae and diatoms their colour: functions in photosynthesis. Formula: C40H56O6 or C40H60O6
A brown or olive-green carotenoid pigment, C40H60O6, found in brown algae.


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