"Niacin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A water-soluble vitamin of the B complex occurring in various animal and plant tissues. It is required by the body for the formation of coenzymes NAD and NADP. It has PELLAGRA-curative, vasodilating, and antilipemic properties.
- Nicotinic Acid
- Acid, Nicotinic
- 3-Pyridinecarboxylic Acid
- 3 Pyridinecarboxylic Acid
- Acid, 3-Pyridinecarboxylic
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