Flavine - definition of flavine by The Free Dictionary
Also found in: Thesaurus
2. Any of several acridine derivatives, such as acriflavine, formerly used as antiseptics.
(Elements & Compounds) a variant spelling of flavin
fla•vin (ˈfleɪ vɪn)
any of a group of yellow nitrogen-containing pigments, as riboflavin, that function as coenzymes.
[< German Flavine (1933) < Latin flāv(us) yellow + German -ine -in1
References in periodicals archive
It is well known that breakdown of choline by gut microbiota leads to the formation of trimethylamine (TMA), which is subsequently either oxidized into TMAO via the flavine
monooxygenase system or decomposed to DMA prior to excretion (Smith et al.
SDH catalyzes the oxidation of succinate to fumarate by reducing the flavine
adenine dinucleotide (FAD) on its flavoprotein subunit.
adenine dinucleotide (FAD) exhibits fluorescence due to its isoalloxazine conjugated ring structure.