What does nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase mean?

Definitions for nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase
nicoti·namide phos·pho·ri·bo·syl·trans·ferase

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  1. Nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase also known as pre-B-cell colony-enhancing factor 1 or visfatin is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the PBEF1 gene. This protein has also been reported to be a cytokine that promotes B cell maturation and inhibits neutrophil apoptosis.

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  1. 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).


  1. The numerical value of nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. The numerical value of nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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