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Substance Name: Avidin
RN: 1405-69-2


  • A specific protein in egg albumin that interacts with BIOTIN to render it unavailable to mammals, thereby producing biotin deficiency.

Classification Code

  • Reproductive Effect
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Avidin

MeSH Heading

  • Avidin


  • Avidin
  • Avidins
  • EINECS 215-783-6
  • Glycoproteins, avidins

Systematic Names

  • Avidin
  • Avidins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1405-69-2

System Generated Number

  • 0001405692