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Vitamin B3 is a good option to correct the NAD+ deficit in humans

14-May-2020

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Vitamin B3 (Niacin) has a therapeutic benefits in progressive muscle disease.

Delays disease progression in patients with mitochondrial myopathy.

In patients affected with mitochondrial myopathy there's low NAD+ levels in blood and muscles.

Treating with vitamin B3 increased NAD+ levels in blood and muscles to the normal level.

Proves that NAD+ deficiency exists in humans and replacing it delays progression of metabolic disorders.

Potential to develop new targeted therapies for disorders of energy metabolism.

Research by University of Helsinki in Finland, published in the journal Cell Metabolism.

NAD+ deficiency is for real and it happens in humans too

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Professor of Clinical Molecular Medicine at Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki

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Scientific Journal providing information from many different areas of metabolism.

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Adjunct Professor of Molecular Medicine at the University of Helsinki, Finland

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Multidisciplinary research university.