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Descriptor in English: Nicotine
Descriptor in Spanish: Nicotina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Nicotina
Descriptor in French: Nicotine
Entry term(s): Nicotine Bitartrate
Nicotine Tartrate
Tree number(s): D03.132.760.570
D03.383.725.518
SP4.041.432.533.030
SP4.041.432.568.090.010
SP4.102.072.092.763
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 9723
Descriptor UI: D009538
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/04/10
Nicotine - Preferred
Concept UI M0014836
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Nicotine
Nicotine Bitartrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0014837
Preferred term Nicotine Bitartrate
Entry term(s) Nicotine Tartrate



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