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Definition: vitamin B5
nicotinic acid \nic`o*tin“ic ac”id\
, n. (Chem.)
An organic acid (C6H5NO2
), a carboxylated derivative of
pyridine, obtained by the oxidation of nicotine; called also
and antipellagra vitamin
, and vitamin B5
Chemically it is 3-pyridinecarboxylic acid.
Note: It is a cofactor in several enzymatic reactions, and is
used to prevent a pellagra-like disease in dogs.
Syn: 3-pyridinecarboxylic acid, niacin, antipellagra vitamin.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
vitamin B5 \vitamin B5\
See nicotinic acid
Syn: nicotinic acid.