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Concept: NAD-Positive

Superconcept: Electron-Carrier


Component Semantics:

NAD-Positive
Definition: Molecule that participates in an oxidatin reaction by accepting a hydride ion (H-) from a donor molecule thereby producing NADH, which serves as an activated carrier of electrons; important in the energy-producing breakdown of sugars and fats. Alberts:ECB:G-12.