[fley-voh-proh-teen, -tee-uh n] /ˌfleɪ voʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ən/

noun, Biochemistry.
an enzyme, containing riboflavin and linked chemically with a , active in the oxidation of foods in animal cells.
any of a group of enzymes that contain a derivative of riboflavin linked to a protein and catalyse oxidation in cells Also called cytochrome reductase See also FMN, FAD

flavoprotein fla·vo·pro·tein (flā’vō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of enzymes with flavin bound to protein that acts as dehydrogenases.


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