Definition of nicotinamide in English:

nicotinamide

Line breaks: nico¦tina|mide
Pronunciation: /ˌnɪkəˈtɪnəmʌɪd
 
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noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A compound which is the form in which nicotinic acid often occurs in nature.
  • The amide of nicotinic acid; chemical formula: (C5H4N)CONH2
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  • Both nicotinic acid and nicotinamide can serve as the dietary source of vitamin B 3.
  • The other trials have tested the effects of low-dose insulin injections and nicotinamide, a vitamin present in small amounts in a normal diet.
  • Hence, the present studies were undertaken to understand the role of PARP in ethyl methanesulfonate induced adaptive response in mouse bone marrow cells by employing the inhibitor of this enzyme, nicotinamide.

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