flavoprotein

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flavoprotein

 [fla″vo-pro´tēn]
a conjugated protein containing a flavin nucleotide.

fla·vo·pro·tein

(flā'vō-prō'tēn),
A compound protein possessing a flavin as prosthetic group. Compare: flavoenzyme.

flavoprotein

(flā′vō-prō′tēn′, -tē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes containing flavin bound to protein and acting as dehydrogenation catalysts in biological reactions.

fla·vo·pro·tein

(flā'vō-prō'tēn)
A compound protein possessing a flavin as prosthetic group.
Compare: flavoenzyme

flavoprotein

a protein that is combined with flavin prosthetic groups and acts as an intermediate carrier in respiratory chains between dehydrogenases and cytochromes. See ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM.