Why NR is used in studies more commonly than NMN | David Sinclair

Parent Episode: Dr. David Sinclair on Informational Theory of Aging, Nicotinamide Mononucleotide, Resveratrol & More

The bulk of the research on NAD+ precursors has focused on nicotinamide riboside largely because it is inexpensive to produce. Nicotinamide mononucleotide, however, is a large, complex molecule that is difficult and, therefore, costly to produce. And, although these products are widely available on the common market in supplement form, Dr. Sinclair does not endorse them, preferring to focus his efforts on developing pharmaceutical-grade products. In this clip, Dr. David Sinclair discusses the economic issues associated with research using nicotinamide riboside and nicotinamide mononucleotide.

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