nicotinamide

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nicotinamide

(ˌnɪkəˈtɪnəˌmaɪd; -ˈtiːn-)
n
(Biochemistry) the amide of nicotinic acid: a component of the vitamin B complex and essential in the diet for the prevention of pellagra. Formula: C6H6ON2. Also called: niacinamide

nic•o•tin•a•mide

(ˌnɪk əˈtɪn əˌmaɪd, -mɪd, -ˈti nə-)

n.
a soluble crystal amide of nicotinic acid that is a component of the vitamin B complex and is present in most foods. Also called niacinamide.
[1890–95]
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Control of the redox state of the nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide couple in rat liver cytoplasm.
The function of the mitochondria (state 3, reduced nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide [NADH] formation) isolated from the preserved hearts was significantly depressed in the stored hearts.
Its failure to combat cyanosis should suggest the possibility of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency or nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate, reduced form (NADPH)-methaemoglobin reductase deficiency (3).

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