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nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide


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A coenzyme (formerly called DPN or coenzyme 1) functioning as an electron carrier in many enzymatic oxidation-reduction reactions. The oxidized form is symbolized NAD+, the reduced form NADH (see structural formulas below). See citric acid cycle, cytochrome system, mitochondrial proton transport.

Nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide (NAD)/nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP)

Subjects: Chemistry.


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