Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, abbreviated NADP (or, in older notation, TPN (triphosphopyridine nucleotide)), is a coenzyme used in anabolic reactions, such as lipid and nucleic acid synthesis, which require NADPH as a reducing agent. NADPH is the reduced form of NADP. NADP differs from NAD in the presence of an additional phosphate group on the 2 position of the ribose ring that carries the adenine moiety.
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Chemistry educational resource for Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (standard InChIKey XJLXINKUBYWONI-NNYOXOHSSA-N). beta-NADP; beta-Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate; beta-TPN; Co II; NADP; Triphosphopyridine Nucleotid. Follow the page link to go to the compound page on the Learn Chemistry wiki.