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Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) which constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco, with biosynthesis taking place in the roots, and accumulating in the leaves. It...
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nicotine ( ) n. A colorless, poisonous alkaloid, C 10 H 14 N 2 , derived from the tobacco plant ... Nicotine acts on certain cell membrane receptors, which ...
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Tobacco contains nicotine, the drug that keeps us coming back. ... Nicotine hooks us in, but it's the other 4,000 chemicals that are released as ...
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Nicotine in medical products is used as an aid in smoking cessation by reducing ... Mouth or dental problems may affect safe use of nicotine gum or lozenges. ...
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... the nicotine that produces ... Nicotine normally makes up about 5 percent of a tobacco ... in your bloodstream, nicotine flows almost immediately to ...
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It's the nicotine that produces the buzz. ... In this article, we'll examine nicotine and how it affects the human body. Next Page ... Prices: Nicotine Health Aids ...
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Update on nicotine addiction and tobacco research provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse ... In the brain, nicotine activates the same reward system ...
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Nicotine's important effects on the brain, spinal cord, and autonomic nervous ... For example, nicotine stimulates cells in the adrenal gland to secrete ...
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Learn about the addictive agent nicotine. ... Nicotine is the drug in tobacco leaves. ... Each cigarette contains about 10 milligrams of nicotine. ...
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Nicotine is an addictive drug. It causes changes in the brain that make people ... Nicotine addiction has historically been one of the hardest addictions to break. ...
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How does nicotine deliver its effect? What happens when nicotine is taken for long periods of time? ... Are there effective treatments for nicotine addiction? ...
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) created the NIDA for Teens Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on ...
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Nicotine Information - Effects of Nicotine - Use of Nicotine ... Nicotine is one of the most heavily used addictive drugs in the United States. ...
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Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine -- Transdermal Nicotine for Active Ulcerative Colitis ... and plasma nicotine and cotinine ...
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A man about to use a piece of nicotine gum. ... The nicotine is delivered to the bloodstream via absorption by the tissues of the mouth. ...
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Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) ... Nicotine acts on the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, specifically the ...
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The effects of nicotine on the human body create dependency through chemical reactions in the brain ... nicotine addiction. chemicals in cigarette smoke ...
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Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Nicotine? ... Nicotine is defined as a poisonous, oily, pale yellow substance that turns brown ...
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Information on Nicotine including dosage, effects, legal status, research, media coverage, bibliography and links. ... Tobacco and Nicotine - Erowid Extracts, ...
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