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(Science: chemical) nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate. A coenzyme composed of ribosylnicotinamide 5'-phosphate (nmn) coupled by pyrophosphate linkage to the 5'-phosphate adenosine 2',5'-bisphosphate. It serves as an electron carrier in a number of reactions, being alternately oxidised (NADP_) and reduced (nADPH).

Chemical name: Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate), P'-5'-ester with 3-(aminocarbonyl)-1-beta-D-ribofuranosylpyridinium, inner salt A coenzyme similar to NAD and present in most living cells but serves as a reductant in different metabolic processes.Shorthand version of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, a [[ coenzyme that can accept hydrogen.

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