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Substance Name: Azurin
RN: 12284-43-4


  • A bacterial protein from Pseudomonas, Bordetella, or Alcaligenes which operates as an electron transfer unit associated with the cytochrome chain. The protein has a molecular weight of approximately 16,000, contains a single copper atom, is intensively blue, and has a fluorescence emission band centered at 308nm.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Azurin

MeSH Heading

  • Azurin


  • EINECS 235-551-8

Systematic Name

  • Azurin (Pseudomonas fluorescens protein)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12284-43-4

System Generated Number

  • 0012284434