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flavine

[fley-vin, -veen] /ˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin/
noun
1.
2.
Biochemistry, flavin.
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  • The binding domains are characteristic of specific pyridine and flavine nucleotides.
British Dictionary definitions for flavine

flavin

/ˈfleɪvɪn/
noun
1.
a heterocyclic ketone that forms the nucleus of certain natural yellow pigments, such as riboflavin. Formula: C10H6N4O2 See flavoprotein
2.
any yellow pigment based on flavin
3.
another name for quercetin
Word Origin
C19: from Latin flāvus yellow

flavine

/ˈfleɪvɪn/
noun
1.
another name for acriflavine hydrochloride
2.
a variant spelling of flavin
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flavine in Medicine

flavine fla·vine (flā'vēn')
n.

  1. A brownish-red crystalline powder used as an antiseptic.

  2. Variant of flavin.

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