nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate


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a coenzyme similar to NAD and present in most living cells but serves as a reductant in different metabolic processes

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1) G6PD catalyzes the first oxidation reaction in the pentose phosphate shunt, in which glucose-6-phosphate is dehydrogenated to 6-phosphogluconolactone with the concurrent reduction of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP).
Superoxide anion radical originates from the one-electron reduction of free molecular oxygen by nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase, which is the membrane-bound enzyme (Babior, 2000).
Utilization of oxygen and reduces nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate by human placental microsomes during aromatization of androstenedione.
The measurement is based on the fact that the enzymatic reduction of diacetyl requires the cofactor nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH).
We have recently used just such a method, coupled with a Laue x-ray diffraction experiment, to define the structure of the Miehaelis complex of the enzyme isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH), its substrate isocitrate, cofactor nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP+) and magnesium [2].
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