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noun \ˌen-ˌā-ˌdē-ˈpē\

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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