[ fahy-koh-i-rith-rin, -er-uh-thrin ]
/ ˌfaɪ koʊ ɪˈrɪθ rɪn, -ˈɛr ə θrɪn /
a red protein pigment occurring in red algae.
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The colloidal solution of phycoerythrin in water has a brilliant rose-red color, with an orange fluorescence.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher