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Chemical Phytochrome B

Name Phytochrome B
Equivalent Terms PhyB Phytochrome | Phytochrome B Protein | Phytochrome, PhyB
CAS Registry Number 136250-22-1
Definition A plant photo regulatory protein that exists in two forms that are reversibly interconvertible by LIGHT. In response to light it moves to the CELL NUCLEUS and regulates transcription of target genes. Phytochrome B plays an important role in shade avoidance and mediates plant de-etiolation in red light.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D051939
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Phytochrome B
  PHYB1 protein, Lycopersicon esculentum
  PHYB protein, Arabidopsis