flavoprotein

noun
fla·​vo·​pro·​tein | \ ˌflā-vō-ˈprō-ˌtēn How to pronounce flavoprotein (audio) , -ˈprō-tē-ən \

Definition of flavoprotein

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

First Known Use of flavoprotein

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flavoprotein

International Scientific Vocabulary flavin + -o- + protein

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The first known use of flavoprotein was in 1934

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“Flavoprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flavoprotein. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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flavoprotein

noun
fla·​vo·​pro·​tein | \ ˌflāv-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn How to pronounce flavoprotein (audio) , ˌflav- How to pronounce flavoprotein (audio) , -ˈprōt-ē-ən \

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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