nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
Pronunciation: nik'o-tin'a-mid ad'e-nin di-nu'kle-o-tid
Definition: Ribosylnicotinamide 5'-phosphate (NMN) and adenosine 5'-phosphate (AMP) linked by phosphoanhydride linkage between the two phosphoric groups; binds as a coenzyme to proteins, serves in respiratory metabolism (hydrogen acceptor and donor) through alternate oxidation and reduction (NAD+ ? NADH).
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