flavoprotein

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noun fla·vo·pro·tein \ˌflā-vō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of flavoprotein

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

Origin and Etymology of flavoprotein

International Scientific Vocabulary flavin + -o- + protein


First Known Use: 1934


Medical Dictionary

flavoprotein

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noun fla·vo·pro·tein \ˌflāv-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, ˌflav-, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of flavoprotein

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


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