nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate


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NADP

nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate: a coenzyme, C21H28N7O17P3, similar in function to NAD in many oxidation-reduction reactions.
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Noun1.nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate - a coenzyme similar to NAD and present in most living cells but serves as a reductant in different metabolic processes
coenzyme - a small molecule (not a protein but sometimes a vitamin) essential for the activity of some enzymes
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Hepatocyte nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate reduced oxidase 4 regulates stress signaling, fibrosis, and insulin sensitivity during development of steatohepatitis in mice.
Caption: Figure 3: Effect of (--)-epicatechin treatment on superoxide production (a), nitric oxide synthase (NOS) activity (b), gene expression of neuronal NOS (nNOS, c), inducible NOS (iNOS, d), endothelial NOS (eNOS, e), and the p22phox subunit of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase (f) in the left heart ventricle of spontaneously hypertensive rats.
Acute hyperglycemia enhances oxidative stress and exacerbates myocardial infarction by activating nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase during reperfusion" J Th Cardiovas Sur 2009; 137(3): 723-29.
Hiramoto K, Sato EF (2012) Ultraviolet B radiation to the eye induces pigmentation in the epidermis via the activation of the subunit gp91phox of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme maintains a continuous supply of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) which in turn is essential for regeneration of reduced glutathione from oxidized glutathione (Gahlawat et al.

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