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Keyword - NAD (KW-0520)

Definition

Enzymes which use NAD(H) as an electron acceptor or as a cofactor. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, an important redox coenzyme that participates in a variety of enzymatic reactions in which it serves as an electron carrier by being alternately oxidized (NAD+) and reduced (NADH). NAD also functions as an ADP-ribose donor in ADP-ribosylation reactions.

Synonyms

  • Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
  • Nicotinic adenine dinucleotide

Category

Ligand

Graphical

NADLigand