Medical Term:

nicotinamide mononucleotide

Pronunciation: nik′ā-tin′ă-mīd mon′ō-nū′klē-ō-tīd

Definition: A condensation product of nicotinamide and ribose 5-phosphate, linking the N of nicotinamide to the (β) C-1 of the ribose; in NAD+, the ring is linked by the 5′-phosphoryl residue of the ribose moiety to the 5′-phosphoryl residue of AMP; a precursor in the synthesis of NAD+.

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