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Descriptor English:   Nicotine 
Descriptor Spanish:   Nicotina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Nicotina 
Synonyms English:   Nicotine Bitartrate
Nicotine Tartrate  
Tree Number:   D03.132.760.570
Definition English:   Nicotine is highly toxic alkaloid. It is the prototypical agonist at nicotinic cholinergic receptors where it dramatically stimulates neurons and ultimately blocks synaptic transmission. Nicotine is also important medically because of its presence in tobacco smoke. 
Pharmacological Action:   Smoking Cessation Agents
Ganglionic Stimulants
Nicotinic Agonists
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   9723 
Unique Identifier:   D009538 

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