NAD+ synthetase

NAD+ syn·the·tase

an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of ATP, l-glutamine, and nicotinate adenine dinucleotide to form NAD+, ADP, and l-glutamate.
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"The NAD+ synthetase enzyme that our study describes is absolutely essential for the survival of the tuberculosis bacteria and an important drug target.
The researchers point out that NAD+ synthetase is responsible for making NAD+, a coenzyme found in all living cells that is involved in regulating many cellular processes and in reduction-oxidation metabolic reactions.
In humans, according to the team, NAD+ can be obtained through several different complex pathways, and not all of the pathways utilize NAD+ synthetase to produce NAD+.