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The NAD deficiency diseases.

@article{Cleary1986TheND,
  title={The NAD deficiency diseases.},
  author={J. P. Cleary},
  journal={Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine},
  year={1986}
}
  • J. P. Cleary
  • Published 1986
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine
  • Vitamin B3 occurs in two forms, nicotinamide and nicotinic acid. They were first isolated from liver in 1937 by Conrad El-vehjem and shown to be what was then called the PP factor or pellagra preventative factor. The name was later changed to vitamin B3, commonly called niacin for the nicotinic acid form and niacinamide for the amide form. Soon after, a synopsis of the early research on the compound was published in 1941 by the Merck Company. The coenzymes NAD and NADP which niacin makes are… CONTINUE READING

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