flavoproteins


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flavoproteins

One of the subclasses in the class of proteins known as the chromoproteins because they are combined with a coloured group. In this case the coloured group is RIBOFLAVINE (riboflavin). The flavoproteins act as enzymes concerned with tissue respiration.
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MADD may be caused by mutations in the electron transfer flavoprotein alpha subunit (ETFA), [4] electron transfer flavoprotein beta subunit (ETFB), or electron transfer flavoprotein dehydrogenase (ETFDH) genes.
Its deduced amino acid sequence of 535 residues showed two conserved motifs, GG-motif and [beta][alpha][beta]-dinucleotide-binding domain motif, typical to a number of flavoproteins. B3-LAAO had the highest identity of only around 80% to several L-aspartate oxidases from different microorganisms.
Subfunctionality of hydride transferases of the old yellow enzyme family of flavoproteins of Pseudomonas putida.
Biotransformation of explosives by the old yellow enzyme family of flavoproteins, Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 3566-3574.
1) reviews the current understanding of flavoproteins, which play a role in catalyzing oxidation-reduction reactions and in other biological activities, and have now been identified and characterized from almost every organism known.
* Riboflavin B2 (fatty acid oxidation, flavoproteins)
Chromate-reducing properties of soluble flavoproteins from Pseudomonas putida and Escherichia coli.
Meanwhile, the blue-light receptor cryptochromes, which are flavoproteins in numerous plants and animals, are proposed to be the +magnetoreceptors.
(eds.) Flavins and flavoproteins. Rudolf Weber Verlag, Berlin, Germany, p.
* Vitamin B2 (riboflavin, flavin adenine dinucleotide [FAD] [active form]) is a coenzyme in respiratory systems and a component of flavoproteins with specific importance in Krebs cycle.