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Substance Name: Bacteriorhodopsin
RN: 53026-44-1


  • Rhodopsins found in the PURPLE MEMBRANE of halophilic archaea such as HALOBACTERIUM HALOBIUM. Bacteriorhodopsins function as an energy transducers, converting light energy into electrochemical energy via PROTON PUMPS.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Bacteriorhodopsin

MeSH Heading

  • Bacteriorhodopsins

Systematic Name

  • Bacteriorhodopsins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 53026-44-1

System Generated Number

  • 0053026441