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flavin

 [fla´vin]
any of a group of water-soluble yellow pigments widely distributed in animals and plants, including riboflavin and yellow enzymes.
flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) a coenzyme that is a condensation product of riboflavin phosphate and adenylic acid; it forms the prosthetic group (non–amino acid component) of certain enzymes, including d-amino acid oxidase and xanthine oxidase, and is important in electron transport in mitochondria.
flavin mononucleotide (FMN) a derivative of riboflavin consisting of a three-ring system (isoalloxazine) attached to an alcohol (ribitol); it acts as a coenzyme for a number of oxidative enzymes, including l-amino acid oxidase and cytochrome C reductase.

FAD

Abbreviation for flavin adenine dinucleotide.

FAD

flavin adenine dinucleotide.

FAD

abbr.
flavin adenine dinucleotide

FAD

abbreviation for fetal activity determination. See nonstress test.

BRCA2

A gene on chromosome 13q12.3 that encodes a protein which, like BRCA1, is involved in maintenance of genome stability, especially the homologous recombination pathway for double-stranded DNA repair; like BRCA1, it carries a marked increase in the lifetime risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

FAD

Abbreviation for flavin adenine dinucleotide.

FAD

See FLAVINE ADENINE DINUCLEOTIDE.

FAD (flavin adenine dinucleotide)

an electron carrier similar in action to NAD, picking up hydrogen from succinic acid (succinate) in the KREBS CYCLE. The hydrogen is transported to the mitochondrial cristae where it enters an ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM at a lower point than NAD, with the release of only two molecules of ATP (rather than three ATP molecules when NAD is the carrier).

FAD

flavine adenine dinucleotide

FAD

Abbreviation for flavin adenine dinucleotide.

FAD,

n abbreviation for
flavinadenine dinucleotide.

FAD

1. oxidized form of flavin adenine dinucleotide.
2. flea allergy dermatitis.
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Turning to co-owner David Sullivan's pledge, Carsley remarked: "It is good news that the club has said it will not sell Faddy or Seb Larsson.
Naysmith (below) said: "Whatever was said about Berti, the boys who are now playing like Gary Caldwell, Darren Fletcher, Faddy, all got their chance under Berti.
Upon completion Highpoint will be home to more than 520 retailers, Mr Faddy said.
So why sell Faddy for such a low sum when all we would be able to do with the proceeds is search the lower leagues for some average talent hoping to make the step up?
Faddy first caught McLeish's eye when he was a youngster at Motherwell and Big Eck was the Fir Park gaffer.
Faddy hides his frustration well but knows the lack of first team football isn't helping his development and could soon affect his international place.
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And he reckons the club will be the perfect springboard for Faddy - just as it was for Jody Morris and Michael Duberry.
Well boss McCall, who doubles as part of Gordon Strachan's Scotland backroom team, reckons if Faddy keeps up his sparkling form in the five post–split fixtures he could be on the plane to Croatia for the June 7 World Cup qualifier.
It's never good losing players but up front we should cope with AJ, Faddy and Vaughan all available.
Faddy could easily have been looking forward to being back on the Continent this month on Champions League duty.
Naysmith said: "I had been raving about Faddy for months and it is quite funny because after Scotland's game with Germany at Hampden in June, I shouted at him in the dressing room and urged him to sign for Everton.