Definition of nicotinamide in English:

nicotinamide

noun

Biochemistry
  • A compound which is the form in which nicotinic acid often occurs in nature.

    • ‘The other trials have tested the effects of low-dose insulin injections and nicotinamide, a vitamin present in small amounts in a normal diet.’
    • ‘Both nicotinic acid and nicotinamide can serve as the dietary source of vitamin B 3.’
    • ‘Roasting also destroys most of the trigonelline, converting it into nicotinic acid, nicotinamide, and a score of volatile aromatics.’
    • ‘The preparation contained 4 mg of folic acid besides calcium, iron, zinc and vitamins A, BI, B2, B6, C, D and nicotinamide.’
    • ‘Hence, the present studies were undertaken to understand the role of PARP in ethyl methanesulfonate induced adaptive response in mouse bone marrow cells by employing the inhibitor of this enzyme, nicotinamide.’

Pronunciation

nicotinamide

/ˌnikəˈtinəˌmīd/