NADP

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noun \ˌen-(ˌ)ā-(ˌ)dē-ˈpē\

Definition of NADP

  1. :  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 and Etymology of nadp

nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate


First Known Use: 1960


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NADP

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noun \ˌen-ˌā-ˌdē-ˈpē\

Medical Definition of NADP

  1. :  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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