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  • diphosphopyridine nucleotide
  • double-pointed needle(s)


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  • Harden and Young also demonstrated that the process stops before all sugar (glucose) has been used up, but it starts again on addition of inorganic phosphate, and they suggested that hexose phosphates are formed in the early steps of fermentation. von Euler had done important work on the structure of co-zymase, shown to be nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD, earlier called DPN).

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry: The Development of Modern Chemistry

  • I swapped most of my DPN sock needles to square ones.

    The state of my wrist

  • I just poked my free DPN through the ball and let it hang until it was 2 strands again.

    I have a question about twining.

  • DPN of Canada lists her as an "honorary board member" who has "served as an advisor to President Bush on drug policy".

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • I like DPN work because it's very portable: small projects are ideal for carting to meetings, coffeehouses, on planes, and so forth.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Hey - I'd love it if you'd come join my Olympic Team - Team DPN !

    My Old Man Louet S10.

  • The real reason I put them down, though, is that I dropped a DPN while car knitting.

    From UFOs to FOs

  • "We view this as a material setback, since we considered the DPN indication, along with diabetic macular edema DME, to be more meaningful commercial opportunities."

    Lilly's Arxxant Hits FDA Snag

  • Among those with either type I or type II diabetes, about 50% experience DPN.

  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy DPN is the most common long-term complication of diabetes mellitus and is experienced by the majority of patients.


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