flavin-adenine dinucleotide


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flavin-adenine dinucleotide

or flavine-adenine dinucleotide
n. Abbr. FAD
A derivative of riboflavin that functions in certain oxidation-reduction reactions in the body as a coenzyme of various flavoproteins.