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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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