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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

FMN

Abbreviation for flavin mononucleotide.
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FMN

abbr.
flavin mononucleotide
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FMN

Abbreviation for flavin mononucleotide.
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FMN (flavin mononucleotide)

a COENZYME produced when RIBOFLAVIN is phosphorylated. It is necessary in the biosynthesis of fats.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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In whole blood, the concentrations of FAD and RF were correlated (r = 0.34; P = 0.007), the concentrations of FAD and FMN (r = 0.06; P = 0.63) and of RF and FNN (r = 0.09; P = 0.5) were not (see Fig.
The aim of the present study was to determine whether concentrations of riboflavin, FMN, and FAD in EDTA plasma and erythrocytes reflect vitamin [B.sub.2] status in humans.
FMN has succeeded by manufacturing products to specific customers requirements and in non-standard amounts.
Briefing the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and its dealing members on the company's on-going rights issue in Lagos, the chairman of FMN, John Coumantaros, said the Company would maintained and expanded its market leadership across all its five core verticals and value chains.
Riboflavin is the precursor of flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and FAD (11 ), which serve as cofactors for enzymes involved in the metabolism of vitamin B6, folate, and cobalamin (12-16).
FLOUR Mills of Nigeria (FMN) Plc has said it will strengthen its capital position with the on-going N39.9 billion rights issue.