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GO_term: GO:0030089   

GO:0030089DefinitionAny of the granules, approximately 32 nm x 48 nm and consisting of highly aggregated phycobiliproteins, that are attached in arrays to the external face of a thylakoid membrane in algae of the phyla Cyanophyta and Rhodophyta, where they function as light-harvesting devices in photosynthesis. Excitation energy in the phycobilisome flows in the sequence: phycoerythrin, phycocyanin, allophycocyanin before passing to the antenna chlorophyll of photosystem II.
Termphycobilisome
TypeCellular_component
Parent Instance_ofGO:0030076
Component_of GO:0009843
GO:0030075
Attributes_of Motif (8)
Index Ancestor (43)
Descendent (17)