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NADP

noun \ˌen-(ˌ)ā-(ˌ)dē-ˈpē\

Definition of NADP

:  a coenzyme C21H28N7O17P3 of numerous dehydrogenases (as that acting on glucose-6-phosphate) that occurs especially in red blood cells and plays a role in intermediary metabolism similar to NAD but acting often on different metabolites —called also nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, TPN, triphosphopyridine nucleotide

Origin of NADP

nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
First Known Use: circa 1961

NADP

noun \ˌen-ˌā-ˌdē-ˈpē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NADP

:  a coenzyme C21H28N7O17P3 of numerous dehydrogenases (as that acting on glucose-6-phosphate) that occurs especially in red blood cells and plays a role in intermediary metabolism similar to NAD but acting often on different metabolites—called also nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, TPN, triphosphopyridine nucleotide

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