Niacin D009525

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Heterocyclic Compounds [D03] » Acids, Heterocyclic » Nicotinic Acids » Niacin

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Description

A water-soluble vitamin of the B complex occurring in various animal and plant tissues. It is required by the body for the formation of coenzymes NAD and NADP. It has PELLAGRA-curative, vasodilating, and antilipemic properties.   MeSH

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