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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.

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Tree Number(s): D03.132.760.570, D03.383.725.518

MeSH Unique ID: D009538

Registry Number: 6M3C89ZY6R

Entry Terms:

  • Nicotine Bitartrate
  • Nicotine Tartrate

Pharmacologic Action:

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