flavin adenine dinucleotide

flavin adenine dinucleotide
Abbreviation: FAD
A co-enzyme important in various biochemical reactions. It comprises a phosphorylated vitamin B2 (riboflavin) molecule linked to AMP, and functions as a hydrogen acceptor in dehydrogenation reactions. The reduced form is oxidized back to FAD by the electron transport chain, generating two molecules of ATP per molecule of reduced FADH.

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