flavine adenine dinucleotide

flavine adenine dinucleotide (FAD)

A coenzyme that transfers hydrogen from one substrate to another. It is derived from the B vitamine riboflavine.
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Nitric oxide synthase is a very complex enzyme, employing five redox cofactors; NADPH (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate), FAD (flavine adenine dinucleotide), FMN (flavine monocleotide), HEME and BH4 (Tetrahydrobiopterin).