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What is NADP?

Postby dipjyoti » Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:28 pm

What is NADP? Is it a enzyme? Plse give me example of Carrier enzyme & Co-Enzyme.

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Postby fluktuacia » Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:30 am

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NADH
or try to google it ...
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Postby kjle » Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:46 am

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate

NADP is used in anabolic reactions, such as fatty acid and nucleic acid synthesis, which require NADPH as a reducing agent. In chloroplasts, NADP is an oxidizing agent important in the preliminary reactions of photosynthesis. The NADPH produced by photosynthesis is then used as reducing power for the biosynthetic reactions in the Calvin cycle of photosynthesis.
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