flavinyl

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flavinyl (plural not attested)

  1. (organic chemistry, especially in combination) A univalent radical derived from a flavin.
    • 1971 May 25, FeliciaYing-Hsiueh Wu, “Flavin-sensitized photooxidations of tryptophan and tyrosine”, in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Protein Structure, volume 236, number 2:
      The effect that the tight intramolecular interactions observed within synthetic flavinyl peptides have on the ability of the light-excited flavin portions to oxidize aromatic amino acids intra- and intermolecularly has been examined.

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