nic·​o·​tin·​amide | \ ˌni-kə-ˈtē-nə-ˌmīd How to pronounce nicotinamide (audio) , -ˈti- \

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Recent Examples on the Web When a cream or serum promises that it's packed full of skin-loving vitamins and minerals, one of them is probably vitamin B3, also known as niacinamide or nicotinamide. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, 17 Dec. 2020 Two forms of vitamin B3 — nicotinamide riboside (NR) and nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) — are receiving attention for their purported effectiveness at increasing NAD levels. Washington Post, 26 Nov. 2019 The company cultures cord-blood stem cells in nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, for three weeks before transplant. Ron Winslow, WSJ, 28 May 2018 Niacinamide, which is also called nicotinamide, is one of two major forms of vitamin B3 (niacin) found in supplements (the other is nicotinic acid). A.a. Newton, SELF, 8 May 2019 The company cultures cord-blood stem cells in nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, for three weeks before transplant. Ron Winslow, WSJ, 28 May 2018 One recent review of the research concludes that nicotinamide (another name for niacinamide) holds promise for preventing both melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers (Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, online, July 5, 2017). Joe, The Seattle Times, 24 Dec. 2017 That led to the identification of two compounds, pterostilbene and nicotinamide riboside, that activate sirtuins. Liana Schaffner, Allure, 18 Oct. 2017 The vitamin can help compensate for defects in the body’s ability to make a molecule, called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), which researchers have linked for the first time to healthy fetal development in humans. Gretchen Vogel, Science | AAAS, 9 Aug. 2017 See More

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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nic·​o·​tin·​amide | \ ˌnik-ə-ˈtē-nə-ˌmīd How to pronounce nicotinamide (audio) , -ˈtin-ə- How to pronounce nicotinamide (audio) \

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