Hemocyanin is the oxygen transporter of the Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus). Hemocyanin is contained within the hemolymph, the animal's equivalent to our blood. Hemolymph is a clear liquid that turns blue when saturated with oxygen. That is due to hemocyanin containing copper to bind oxygen.
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