Pellagra is characterised by dermatological, gastrointestinal and neuropsychiatric manifestations.
Millions contracted the disease and hundreds of thousands died between the time it was first recorded
until pellagra was ...
The term niacin is the generic name for the two compounds nicotinic acid and nicotinamide,
the major dietary precursors for two important coenzymes, nicotinamide adenine
dinucleotide (NAD) and its phosphorylated form, ...
Bipath, Priyesh; Levay, Peter F.; Olorunju, Steve; Viljoen, Margaretha(Makerere University Medical School, 2015-06)
BACKGROUND : A general non-specific marker of disease activity that could alert the clinician and prompt further investigation
would be of value in patients with HIV/AIDS, especially in resource limited environments.
Bipath, Priyesh; Levay, Peter F.; Viljoen, Margaretha(BioMed Central, 2016-02-17)
BACKGROUND : The essential amino acid tryptophan cannot be synthesised in the body and must be acquired
through dietary intake. Oxidation of tryptophan, due to immune induction of the enzyme indoleamine 2,3-