Definition of aequorin in English:

aequorin

(also aquorin)

noun

Biochemistry
  • A protein which occurs in the jellyfish Aequorea forskalea (and certain other marine organisms) and luminesces with a blue light when it combines with calcium ions.

Origin

1960s. From scientific Latin Aequorea, genus name + -in.

Pronunciation:

aequorin

/ˈiːkwərɪn//ɪˈkwɔːrɪn/