Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase

Known as: NAMPT Protein, Phosphoribosyltransferase, Nicotinamide, Colony-Enhancing Factor, Pre-B-Cell 
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) from nicotinamide and 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate, the rate-limiting… (More)
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2011
2011
Nicotinamide (Nam) phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) is the rate-limiting enzyme in mammalian NAD synthesis, catalyzing… (More)
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2009
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2009
AIMS Perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) contraction and stimulates VSMC proliferation… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Extracellular pre-B cell colony-enhancing factor/nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase/visfatin (ePBEF/NAMPT/visfatin) is an… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT), also known as visfatin, is the rate-limiting enzyme in the salvage pathway of NAD… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Visfatin has recently been identified as a novel visceral adipokine which may be involved in obesity-related vascular disorders… (More)
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2008
2008
Visfatin was recently identified as an adipocytokine and has insulin mimetic properties, but its role in adolescents remains… (More)
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2007
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2007
Visfatin, a new adipokine, facilitates adipogenesis and has insulin-mimetic properties. We aimed to investigate the plasma… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Visfatin, also known as pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor 1 (PBEF-1), recently was shown to be secreted from… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Visfatin is a newly identified adipocytokine that mimics insulin action. However, the pathophysiological role of visfatin in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The murine homologue of the previously identified human "pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor" (PBEF) gene coding for a putative… (More)
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