NADP

noun
\ ˌen-(ˌ)ā-(ˌ)dē-ˈpē How to pronounce NADP (audio) \

Definition of NADP

: a coenzyme C21H28N7O17P3 of numerous dehydrogenases (such 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

First Known Use of NADP

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for NADP

nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate

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“NADP.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/NADP. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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NADP

noun
\ ˌen-ˌā-ˌdē-ˈpē How to pronounce NADP (audio) \

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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