A major metabolite of niacin in an extract from cultured tobacco cells when cultured with niacin at 1 mM was analyzed by various spectroscopic and chromatographic methods, and the structure was assigned as N-(beta-D-glucopyranosyl)nicotinic acid. It may be a detoxified form of excess niacin in cultured tobacco cells.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Analytical Chemistry
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Molecular Biology
- Organic Chemistry