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A coenzyme, C21H28N7O17P3, occurring in most living cells and utilized similarly to NAD but interacting with different metabolites.
[From n(icotinamide) a(denine) d(inucleotide) p(hosphate), one of its chemical names.]
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(Biochemistry) biochem nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate; a coenzyme with functions similar to those of NAD. Former name: TPN
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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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|Noun||1.||NADP - 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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