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diphosphopyridine nucleotide[dī‚fäs·fə′pir·ə‚dēn ′nü·klē·ə‚tīd]
C21H27O14N7P2 An organic coenzyme that functions in enzymatic systems concerned with oxidation-reduction reactions. Abbreviated DPN. Also known as codehydrogenase 1; coenzyme 1; nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD).
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