nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

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  • NAD (initialism)


nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) An organic coenzyme involved in biological oxidation and reduction reactions.
    • 2017 March 24th, Tom Bawden, “Not getting any older may be possibility after key discovery” in the i, № 1,975, page 15/5:
      The treatment in mice involved boosting their levels of Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) – a natural protein that already controls DNA repair in our body.


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