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Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase

"Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) from nicotinamide and 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate, the rate-limiting step in the biosynthesis of the NAD coenzyme. It is also known as a growth factor for early B-LYMPHOCYTES, or an ADIPOKINE with insulin-mimetic effects (visfatin).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 35 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2018
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