Genotoxic effects of myosmine in human lymphocytes and upper aerodigestive tract epithelial cells.

@article{Kleinsasser2003GenotoxicEO,
  title={Genotoxic effects of myosmine in human lymphocytes and upper aerodigestive tract epithelial cells.},
  author={Norbert Helmut Kleinsasser and Barbara C. Wallner and Ulrich A. Harr{\'e}us and Wolfgang Zwickenpflug and E. -I. Richter},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={2003},
  volume={192 2-3},
  pages={171-7}
}
Myosmine, 3-(1-pyrroline-2-yl)pyridine, is an alkaloid found in tobacco plants. Recently, it was also detected in various edibles and staple foods. Whereas other tobacco alkaloids such as nicotine and nornicotine and their nitrosation products, 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) and N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN), have been widely discussed… CONTINUE READING