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nicotinamide

 [nik″o-tin´ah-mīd]
nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide (NAD) a coenzyme that is involved in many biochemical oxidation-reduction reactions. The symbols for the oxidized and reduced forms are NAD and NADH.
nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP) a coenzyme similar to nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide but involved in fewer reactions. The symbols for the oxidized and reduced forms are NADP and NADPH.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

nic·o·tin·a·mide

(nik'ō-tin'ă-mīd),
The biologically active amide of nicotinic acid, used in the prevention and treatment of pellagra.
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nic·o·tin·a·mide

(nik'ō-tin'ă-mīd)
The biologically active amide of nicotinic acid, used in the prevention and treatment of pellagra.
Synonym(s): niacinamide.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

nicotinamide

See NIACIN.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

nicotinamide

a crystalline basic amide of the vitamin B complex.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The study researchers concluded that nicotinamide riboside is a promising approach to protecting against Parkinson's disease and likely other degenerative diseases of the nervous system.
Nicotinamide overload may play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes.
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The investigators opted to test nicotinamide as it counters both of these events.
Online, some retailers offered nicotinamide for prices ranging from a nickel to a dollar a tablet, sometimes combined with other things.
investigated the swelling kinetics of acrylamide/itaconic hydrogels loaded with different pharmaceuticals as nicotine, nicotinic acid, nicotinamide, and nikethamide.
Streptozotocin (Keocyt, Val de Reuil, France), Nicotinamide (Sigma-Aldrich St Louis, MO, USA), PSO (Techno Parse Company, Tehran, Iran), and unpurified SBO (Animal Food Industry, Shiraz, Iran) were used.
Diabetes was induced by STZ (60 mg/kg), 15 min after the intraperitoneal administration of nicotinamide (120 mg/kg) [12].
In an article in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College here and at Polytechnic School in Lausanne, Switzerland, say they found high doses of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a unique form of vitamin B3 that is found in small quantities of milk may control weight gain as well as increase muscle performance, improve energy expenditure and prevent diabetes development, all without side effects.
The particles, called nicotinamide riboside, are found in tiny quantities and are also believed to prevent diabetes.

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