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.
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.
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.
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.
Monoamine oxidases (MAOs) are flavoproteins which catalyze the oxidative deamination of a variety of neurotransmitters, such as noradrenaline, dopamine, and serotonin, as well as different exogenous and endogenous amines (i.