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nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate: a coenzyme, C21H28N7O17P3, similar in function to NAD in many oxidation-reduction reactions.
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British Dictionary definitions for NADP
biochem nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate; a coenzyme with functions similar to those of NADFormer name: TPN
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Medical definitions for NADP
[ ĕn-ā′dē-pē′ ]
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate; a coenzyme occurring in most living cells and utilized similarly to NAD but interacting with different metabolites.
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Scientific definitions for NADP
[ ĕn-ā′dē-pē′ ]
Short for nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate. A coenzyme that occurs in many living cells and functions as an electron acceptor like NAD but reacts with different metabolites. NADP is similar in structure to NAD but has an extra phosphate group. Chemical formula: C21H28N7O14P3.
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