nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
Pronunciation: nik'o-tin'a-mid ad'e-nin di-nu'kle-o-tid fos'fat
A coenzyme of many oxidases (dehydrogenases), in which the reaction NADP+ + 2H ? NADPH + H+ takes place; the third phosphoric group esterifies the 2'-hydroxyl of the adenosine moiety of NAD+.
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