Agent Name

NADP

CAS Number

53-59-8

Formula

C21-H28-N7-O17-P3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Codehydrase II; Codehydrogenase II; Coenzyme II; Cozymase II; NAD phosphate; TPN; TPN (nucleotide); Triphosphopyridine nucleotide; Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate), 5'->'-ester with 3-(aminocarbonyl)-1-beta-D-ribofuranosylpyridinium hydroxide, inner salt; Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate), P'-5'-ester with 3-(aminocarbonyl)-1-beta-D-ribofuranosylpyridinium hydroxide, inner salt; Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate), P'->5'-ester with 3-(aminocarbonyl)-1-beta-D-ribofuranosylpyridinium hydroxide, inner salt; Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate), 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate), P'.fwdarw.5'-ester with 3-(aminocarbonyl)-1-beta-D-ribofuranosylpyridinium hydroxide, inner salt; Nadide phosphate; Pyridinium, 3-carbamoyl-1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-, hydroxide, 5',5'-ester with adenosine 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate) 5'-(trihydrogen pyrophosphate), inner salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

Grayish-white solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

The active form of nicotinic acid, which functions as a coenzyme; [Merck Index] "It serves as an electron carrier in a number of reactions, being alternately oxidized (NADP+) and reduced (NADPH). (Dorland, 27th ed)" [ChemIDplus]

Comments

See "NADPH."

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