flavin-adenine dinucleotide

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flavin-adenine dinucleotide or flavine-adenine dinucleotide
Abbr. FAD
A derivative of riboflavin that functions in certain oxidation-reduction reactions in the body as a coenzyme of various flavoproteins.

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