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see coenzymecoenzyme
, any one of a group of relatively small organic molecules required for the catalytic function of certain enzymes. A coenzyme may either be attached by covalent bonds to a particular enzyme or exist freely in solution, but in either case it participates intimately in
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any one of a group of natural organic compounds present in all living cells; a derivative of the heterocyclic compounds of isoalloxazine (C10H6O2N4). Many flavins are important biologically active substances, for example, the vitamin riboflavin. Riboflavin’s derivatives flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) and flavin mononucleotide (FMN) are widely distributed coenzymes, which take part in the oxidation-reduction processes of organisms.

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Any of several water-soluble yellow pigments occurring as coenzymes of flavoproteins.
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Caption: View of "Dan Flavin, to Lucie Rie and Hans Coper, master potters," 2017.
Retired teacher Mrs Flavin, 62, told the court: "The driver saw my husband too late and he slammed on the brakes.
Jones also made a false allegation to Ms Flavin's work colleagues that she was a drug user.
Ms Flavin said she then saw Pesticcio pull up next to Ms Taylor and heard shouting but could not hear what was being said, although it sounded "quite nasty".
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Taken together, however, they seem to range between serious personal and social memorializiation, as of a departed brother and the victim of a lynching, and mere tease, especially when Flavin's several years in a junior seminary is invoked with his subsequent turn against religion withheld until the abandoned commitment has its publicity effect, even in expired form.
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The tricycle and the cacti have gone, as has much of the other clutter that must have filled the space that the artist shared with his wife, until they split in 1976, and their two young children, Flavin and Rainer (named after Judd's artist compatriots Dan Flavin and Yvonne Rainer).
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