Biochemistry - Vitamins and Coenzymes - Discussion

Discussion :: Vitamins and Coenzymes - Section 1 (Q.No.18)


What compound of raw egg white causes a syndrome similar to vitamin B deficiency?

[A]. Avidin
[B]. Betabindin
[C]. Ovalbumin
[D]. Albumin

Answer: Option A


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Diksha said: (Jun 20, 2013)  
Avidin is a tetrameric or dimeric, biotin-binding protein produced in the oviducts of birds, reptiles and amphibians deposited in the whites of their eggs. In chicken egg white, avidin makes up approximately 0.05% of total protein (approximately 1.8 mg per egg.

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