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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.
References in classic literature ?
For the country scene would gradually fade away and in its place would appear the likeness of the person or persons Ozma might wish to see, surrounded by the actual scenes in which they were then placed.
With the first full puff of the smoke he gave over his moans and yelps, the agitation began to fade out of him, and Daughtry, appreciatively waiting, saw the trembling go out of his hands, the pendulous lip-quivering cease, the saliva stop flowing from the corners of his mouth, and placidity come into the fiery remnants of his eyes.
The faces of the men, at first flushed to flame-colored anger, now began to fade to the pallor of warriors in the blood and heat of a battle.
But thou art immortal and dost never fade, but bloomest for ever in renewed youth.
Each depicts a poster showing the hairstyles available within--including, of course, fades.
The drama, created by Skins writer Jack Thorne, is about Fades - spirits of dead people walking the earth, unable to transcend to either heaven or hell.
Fades in R CrB have been well documented by observers of the BAA Variable Star Section since 1900, and a lightcurve showing activity from 1921-2000 can be seen on the VSS web pages at http://www.
2 can curl, fade, or cut to the top for a pass from 4, as shown in Diag.
Formulated with Sepi-White, a gentle yet effective fading agent derived from Lipoaminoacids, which targets the root of hyperpigmenations and fades dark spots and discolorations at the front end of the fading process.