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NAD

 (ĕn′ā-dē′)
n.
A coenzyme, C21H27N7O14P2, occurring in most living cells and utilized alternately with NADH as an oxidizing or reducing agent in various metabolic processes.

[n(icotinamide) a(denine) d(inucleotide).]

nad

 (năd)
n. Vulgar Slang
A testicle.

[Short for gonad.]

NAD

n
(Biochemistry) biochem nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide; a coenzyme that is a hydrogen carrier in metabolic reactions, esp in tissue respiration. Former name: DPN

NAD

nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide: a coenzyme, C21H27N7O14P2, involved in many cellular oxidation-reduction reactions.
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Noun1.NAD - a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes
coenzyme - a small molecule (not a protein but sometimes a vitamin) essential for the activity of some enzymes
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The Third Annual NAD Summit is a gathering for researchers and clinicians from across the globe to discuss the latest innovations and scientific discoveries related to elevating NAD+ levels in the body.
NAD recommends the advertiser to discontinue current product packaging and commercials.
Swedish pharmaceutical company Moberg Pharma AB (STO: MOB) announced on Monday the receipt of a positive outcome from the NAD (National Advertising Division) regarding a challenge filed on Fungi-Nail, reportedly the largest US.
NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) is a compound made in the body that supports the mitochondria which serve as cells' power plants, but it declines with age.
The NAD does not have jurisdiction over advertising that is not national in character; is the subject of a pending litigation or a court order; is the subject of a federal government agency consent decree or order; or has been permanently withdrawn from use prior to the date of the NAD's challenge letter.
Indeed, in 2011, NAD referred Solace to the FTC with regard to DermaTend claims, including that "DermaTend permanently removes all unwanted moles, warts and skin tags quickly and easily.
NAD examined express claims that included: "50% VVhiter;" "50% Fresher;" "Versus the leading value brand on a wash load basis per load;" "Double Scoops of Baking Soda;" "Ultra Power 4X Concentrated;" and "Sensitive Skin 4X Concentrated," NAD also considered whether the claims implied that Church & Dwight liquid laundry detergents are four times more concentrated than other products on the market.
The NAD even takes an arbiter-like role in that it examines the evidence and issues a determination that is communicated to the parties through a final report.
The claims at issue were challenged before NAD by Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, which features a "name your own price," option for consumers.
NAD also reviewed the implied claim that the full line of Sherwin-Williams Harmony paints, including base paint and paint containing color, contain no VOCs.
NAD determined that Chattem's laboratory testing, standing alone, was insufficient to support the claim that the product kills bad breath or "kills germs to freshen breath.
NAD noted in its decision that the key evidence submitted in support of the claims was the result of home-use testing conducted from 2006-20Q8 on various Huggies and Pampers products.