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Compound Summary for: CID 936

Niacinamide

Also known as: nicotinamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide, vitamin PP, Nicotinic acid amide, Aminicotin, Amixicotyn, Papulex, Nicotylamide
Molecular Formula: C6H6N2O   Molecular Weight: 122.12464   InChIKey: DFPAKSUCGFBDDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An important compound functioning as a component of the coenzyme NAD. Its primary significance is in the prevention and/or cure of blacktongue and PELLAGRA. Most animals cannot manufacture this compound in amounts sufficient to prevent nutritional deficiency and it therefore must be supplemented through dietary intake.   From: MeSH
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