"Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) from nicotinamide and 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate, the rate-limiting step in the biosynthesis of the NAD coenzyme. It is also known as a growth factor for early B-LYMPHOCYTES, or an ADIPOKINE with insulin-mimetic effects (visfatin).
- Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase
- Phosphoribosyltransferase, Nicotinamide
- NAMPT Protein
- Pre-B-Cell Colony-Enhancing Factor
- Colony-Enhancing Factor, Pre-B-Cell
- Pre B Cell Colony Enhancing Factor
- NMN Pyrophosphorylase
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