NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide) is a precursor for NAD+.
NMN is the direct precursor of the essential molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+). NMN is present in all life forms. NMN levels decrease with age.
- The presence of NMN in cells can act as a key component in increasing NAD+ levels.
- Can give beneficial and positive effects in anti ageing and increasing lifespan.
- Young people supplementing with NMN can help maintain NAD levels into old age.
The molecule NMN is structurally composed of a nicotinamide group, a ribose and a phosphate group. At the molecular level, it is a ribo-nucleotide, which is a basic structural unit of the nucleic acid RNA.