[ fley-voh-proh-teen, -tee-uh n ]
/ ˌfleɪ voʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ən /
an enzyme, containing riboflavin and linked chemically with a protein, active in the oxidation of foods in animal cells.
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British Dictionary definitions for flavoprotein
/ (ˌfleɪvəʊˈprəʊtiːn) /
Word Origin for flavoprotein
C20: from flavin + protein
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Medical definitions for flavoprotein
[ flā′vō-prō′tēn′ ]
Any of a group of enzymes with flavin bound to protein that acts as dehydrogenases.
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