Definition of Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

1. Noun. A coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes.

Exact synonyms: Nad
Generic synonyms: Coenzyme



Definition of Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

1. Noun. (coenzyme) An organic coenzyme involved in biological oxidation and reduction reactions. ¹

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Medical Definition of Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

1. Coenzymes that act as electron and hydrogen carriers in some oxidation-reduction reactions. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide

nicoise
nicols
nicomorphine
nicoracetam
nicotian
nicotiana
nicotianas
nicotianine
nicotians
nicotic
nicotidine
nicotin
nicotinamidase
nicotinamide
nicotinamide-nucleotide adenylyltransferase
nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (current term)
nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
nicotinamide adenine trinucleotide
nicotinamide methyltransferase
nicotinamide mononucleotide
nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase
nicotinamide riboside kinase
nicotinamides
nicotinate
nicotinatenucleotide-dimethylbenzimidazole phosphoribosyltransferase
nicotine
nicotine addiction
nicotine alkaloid
nicotine dehydrogenase
nicotine gum

Literary usage of Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"This pathway requires oxidized nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) hydrolysis to adenosine diphosphate ribose and nicotinamide. ..."

2. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"... -stimulating hormone MZ monozygotic NAD+ oxidized form of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide NADH reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide NADPH reduced ..."

3. Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings and by Bmed, National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2005)
"... reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide NASBA nucleic acid-sequence-based amplification NIJ National Institute of Justice NIOSH National Institute for ..."

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