DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Glycoprotein with a very high affinity to biotin. Avidin is found in raw eggs and leads to a biotin deficiency at high consumption. Only when the eggs are cooked does the biotin-avidine bond split.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Fujimoto W et al (2005) Biotin deficiency in an infant fed with amino acid formula. J Dermatol 32: 256-261