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Type_substrate Report for: Luciferin

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(from wikipaedia) Luciferin (from the Latin lucifer, light-bearer) is a generic term for the light-emitting compound found in organisms that generate bioluminescence. Luciferins typically undergo an enzyme-catalyzed reaction with molecular oxygen. The resulting transformation, which usually involves splitting off a molecular fragment, produces an excited state intermediate that emits light upon decaying to its ground state.

Substrate nameFormulaStructure
CoelenterazineC26H21N3O3

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