from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. flavin adenine dinucleotide


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  • [1] Cofactors/prosthetic groups FAD < 1, 2 > (contains 2 mol of FAD+ per mol one FAD per subunit, FMN or riboflavin do not replace FAD as coenzyme [2]) [1, 2]

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