flavoprotein

flavoprotein

[fley-voh-proh-teen, -tee-uhn]
noun Biochemistry.
an enzyme, containing riboflavin and linked chemically with a protein, active in the oxidation of foods in animal cells.

Origin:
1930–35; flavo- + protein

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flavoprotein (ˌfleɪvəʊˈprəʊtiːn)
 
n
FMN See also FAD Also called: cytochrome reductase any of a group of enzymes that contain a derivative of riboflavin linked to a protein and catalyse oxidation in cells
 
[C20: from flavin + protein]

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flavoprotein fla·vo·pro·tein (flā'vō-prō'tēn', -tē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes with flavin bound to protein that acts as dehydrogenases.

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