Chirocephalus diaphanus Prevost (Crustacea: Anostraca)
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A carotenoprotein containing canthaxanthin and phoenicoxan-thin as the prosthetic group was purified from the body of the Chirocephalus diaphanus (Crustacea: Anostraca). The analysis of the proteins forming the complexes with the above-mentioned ketocarotenoids were found to contain 17 amino acids, mainly glycine, glutamine, proline, and asparagine with minimal amounts of methionine.
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B. Czeczuga, Department of General Biology, Medical University, Kilinskiego 1, 15-230 Bia?ystok 8, Poland