isoalloxazine


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isoalloxazine

(ˌaɪsəʊəˈlɒksəˌziːn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a yellow solid that is the heterocyclic compound of the flavins. Formula: C10H6N4O2
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These alkaloids include quinazoline, quinaxaline, cinnoline, phthalazine and other three or four membered ring azaheterocycles such as, pteridine, alloxazine, isoalloxazine [1].
These are transformed to yield heterocyclic compounds that are analogs of the ring systems of pyridine, pyrimidine, thiazole, pterin, and isoalloxazine (Begley, 2006).
The [B.sub.6] vitamers contain a pyridine ring, whereas all [B.sub.2] vitamers have a tricyclic isoalloxazine moiety (Fig.