A protein containing a derivative of riboflavin, which acts as an electron carrier in the electron-transport system.
Flavoproteins are proteins that contain a nucleic acid derivative of riboflavin: the flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) or flavin mononucleotide (FMN). Flavoproteins are involved in a wide array of biological processes, including, but by no means limited to, bioluminescence, removal of radicals contributing to oxidative stress, photosynthesis, DNA ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flavoprotein
(fla;vo-pro;te-in) A conjugated protein containing a flavin pigment that is involved in electron transport within the mitochondria.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
(fla″vo-pro´tēn) a conjugated protein containing a flavin nucleotide.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
<protein> A protein that has a flavin nucleotide (covalently or noncovalently linked) as prosthetic group. These are oxidoreductase enzymes that are involved in the transfer of H atoms from a donor to an acceptor. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: flā′vō-prō′tēn Definitions: 1. A compound protein possessing a flavin as prosthetic group.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=33945
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