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  1. Firefly luciferin

    Firefly luciferin is the luciferin, or light-emitting compound, found in many firefly species. It is the substrate of luciferase, which is responsible for the characteristic yellow light emission from many firefly species. As with all other luciferins, oxygen is required to elicit light; however, it has also been found that ATP and magnesium are required for light emission.

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  1. Firefly Luciferin

    A benzothaizole which is oxidized by LUCIFERASES, FIREFLY to cause emission of light (LUMINESCENCE).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firefly luciferin in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firefly luciferin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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