... NIACIN, also known as Nicotinic Acid or Vitamin B3, (Slo-Niacin®, Niaspan®) is a B-vitamin that occurs naturally in foods, such as meat, fish, milk, eggs, green vegetables, and enriched cereal grains. Proper amounts of niacin are obtained in our diets daily. Niacin supplements are occasionally prescribed to treat pellagra, a serious but rare niacin-deficiency disorder. Niacin is available in many multivitamins in small amounts. Generic niacin extended-release tablets and capsules are available. However, check with your prescriber before changing the type of niacin you are taking. ...
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Niacin Systematic name 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid Chemical formula C6H5NO2 Molecular mass 123.11 g/mol Density x.xxx g/cm3 Melting point 236.6 °C Boiling point xx.x °C CAS number [59-67-6] SMILES xxxx Disclaimer and references Niacin, also known as nicotinic acid or vitamin B3, is a water-soluble vitamin whose derivatives such as NADH, NAD, NAD+, and NADP play essential roles in energy metabolism in the living cell and DNA repair. The designation vitamin B3 also inc ...
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