P.P. factor


noun Biochemistry.


pellagra-preventive factor

[puh-lag-ruh-pri-ven-tiv, -ley-gruh-, -lah-]

noun Biochemistry.

nicotinic acid or its amide, nicotinamide, being the vitamin-B-complex members that serve to prevent pellagra.
Also called P.P. factor.
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