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First human clinical trial for nicotinamide riboside

(University of Iowa Health Care) In the first controlled clinical trial of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a newly discovered form of vitamin B3, researchers have shown that the compound is safe for humans and increases levels of a cell metabolite that is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage.
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