Further Reading

Bender DA (1992) Niacin. In: Nutritional Biochemistry of the Vitamins, ch. 8, pp. 184-222. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Carpenter KJ (ed.) (1981) Pellagra: Benchmark Papers in the History of Biochemistry/II. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: Dow-den, Hutchinson & Ross Publ. Co.

Di Palma JR and Thayer WS (1991) Use of niacin as a drug. Annual Review of Nutrition 2: 169-187.

Fu CS, Swendseid ME, Jacob RA, and McKee RW (1989) Biochemical markers for assessment of niacin status in young men: levels of erythrocyte niacin coenzymes and plasma tryptophan. Journal of Nutrition 119: 1949-1955.

Hankes LV (1984) Nicotinic acid and nicotinamide. In: Machlin LJ (ed.) Handbook of Vitamins, ch. 8, pp. 329-377. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc.

Henderson LM (1983) Niacin. Annual Review of Biochemistry 3: 289-307.

Horwitt MK, Harvey CC, Rothwell WS, Cutler JL, and Haffron D (1956) Tryptophan-niacin relationship in man. Journal of Nutrition 60(supplement 1): 1-43.

Jacob RA, Swendseid ME, McKee RW, Fu CS, and Clemens RA (1989) Biochemical markers for assessment of niacin status in young men: urinary and blood levels of niacin metabolites. Journal of Nutrition 119: 591-598.

Sauberlich HE, Dowdy RP, and Skala JH (1974) Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status, pp. 70-74. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Swendseid ME and Jacob RA (1984) Niacin. In: Shils ME and Young VR (eds.) Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 7th edn., ch. 22, pp. 376-382. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger.

Nitrogen see Amino Acids: Chemistry and Classification; Metabolism. Protein: Digestion and Bioavailability; Quality and Sources; Requirements and Role in Diet; Deficiency

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