Definition of Nicotinic acid

1. Noun. A B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract.

Definition of Nicotinic acid

1. Noun. (vitamin) pyridine-3-carboxylic acid; together with nicotinamide is a part of the vitamin B complex. ¹

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Medical Definition of Nicotinic acid

1. A precursor of NAD, that is a product of the oxidation of nicotine. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nicotinic Acid

nicotine addiction
nicotine alkaloid
nicotine dehydrogenase
nicotine gum
nicotine oxidase
nicotine patch
nicotine patches
nicotine poisoning
nicotine stomatitis
nicotinehydroxamic acid methiodide
nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
nicotinic acid (current term)
nicotinic acid amide
nicotinic acid maculopathy
nicotinic acids
nicotinic agonists
nicotinic alcohol
nicotinic antagonists
nicotinic cholinergic receptor
nicotinic receptors

Literary usage of Nicotinic acid

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1880)
"Hydrochloric acid compound, (C,H,NO8)HC1, is obtained from the solution of nicotinic acid in dilute hydrochloric acid, on spontaneous evaporation, ..."

2. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Table 3-2 Summary of nicotinic acid Available drugs Lipid/lipoprotein effects Major use Contraindications — Absolute — Relative Reduce CHD risk Long-term ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"It is readily soluble in hot water and in alcohol, but is insoluble in ether. 7-Pyridinecarboxylic acid (4- or para-), im- nicotinic acid ..."

4. The Vitamins by Henry Clapp Sherman, Sybil Laura Smith (1922)
"From an exhaustive fractionation of the phosphotungstic acid precipitate they succeeded in isolating comparatively large amounts of choline, nicotinic acid ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"It decomposes on heating into carbon dioxide and nicotinic acid. ... 3-Methylpyridine boils at 143-5°, and on oxidation yields nicotinic acid. ..."

6. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"nicotinic acid is proved to have the ^-constitution thus. Quino- line (400) has the formula It is naphthalene with one of the a-CH-groups replaced by N. On ..."

7. Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1908)
"Hantzsch treated nicotinic acid (I.) with caustic potash and methyl iodide, ... Trigonelline is therefore the methyl-betaine of nicotinic acid. ..."

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