Scientific Name: Xanthinol
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action The positively charged xanthinol ion is thought to help the transportation of the nicotinic acid into the cell since the later cannot freely diffuse through the cell membrane. The mechanism of action is thought to be related to present influence in the cell metabolism through the nucleotides NAD and NADP. Also, the nicotinic acid is a coenzyme for a lot of proteins involved in tissue respiration (Embden-Meyerhof and citrate cycle) . The effect of xanthinol nicotinate causes an increase in glucose metabolism and energy gain.
Description of the Drug: Xanthinol is a vasodilatory niacin found in diet supplements.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB09092