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1. Variant of flavin.
2. Any of several acridine derivatives, such as acriflavine, formerly used as antiseptics.
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1. (Elements & Compounds) another name for acriflavine hydrochloride
2. (Elements & Compounds) a variant spelling of flavin
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(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]
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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.
Nitric oxide synthase is a very complex enzyme, employing five redox cofactors; NADPH (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate), FAD (flavine adenine dinucleotide), FMN (flavine monocleotide), HEME and BH4 (Tetrahydrobiopterin).
[20] also observed the best percentage decolourization of 97 and 77 for Solar Blue A and Solar Flavine 5G dyes at 50[degrees]C using Raphanus sativus peroxidase.