flavoprotein


fla·vo·pro·tein

noun \ˌflā-vō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of FLAVOPROTEIN

:  a dehydrogenase that contains a flavin and often a metal and plays a major role in biological oxidations

Origin of FLAVOPROTEIN

International Scientific Vocabulary flavin + -o- + protein
First Known Use: 1934

fla·vo·pro·tein

noun \ˌflāv-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, ˌflav-, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLAVOPROTEIN

: a dehydrogenase that contains a flavin and often a metal and plays a major role in biological oxidations

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