NADP


Biochemistry.
  1. 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

NADP

noun
  1. biochem nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate; a coenzyme with functions similar to those of NAD: Former name: TPN

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Scientific definitions for NADP

NADP

[ ĕn-ā′dē-pē ]


  1. 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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