"Aequorin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A photoprotein isolated from the bioluminescent jellyfish Aequorea. It emits visible light by an intramolecular reaction when a trace amount of calcium ion is added. The light-emitting moiety in the bioluminescence reaction is believed to be 2-amino-3-benzyl-5-(p-hydroxyphenyl)pyrazine (AF-350).
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Ishikawa T, O-Uchi J, Mochizuki S, Kurihara S. Evaluation of the cross-bridge-dependent change in the Ca2+ affinity of troponin C in aequorin-injected ferret ventricular muscles. Cell Calcium. 2005 Feb; 37(2):153-62.
Baran D, Ogino K, Stennett R, Schnellbacher M, Zwas D, Morgan JP, Burkhoff D. Interrelating of ventricular pressure and intracellular calcium in intact hearts. Am J Physiol. 1997 Sep; 273(3 Pt 2):H1509-22.