Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Physiologie

carotene

Any of several orange or red crystalline pigments that are synthesized by plants. Vitamin A consists of a mixture of three such pigments

Literatur

Barlow, George W.. 2002. "The Cichlid Fishes (Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution)". Perseus Publishing. pp. 352 pp. ISBN: 9780738203768 (crc03927) (Kurzfassung)

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