Nicotine content and delivery across tobacco products.

  title={Nicotine content and delivery across tobacco products.},
  author={Mirjana V. Djordjevic and Kelly A Doran},
  journal={Handbook of experimental pharmacology},
Nicotine is the principal alkaloid in both commercial and homemade products (e.g., cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, bidis, waterpipes) followed by nornicotine, anabasine, anatabine, and many other basic substances that contain a cyclic nitrogenous nucleus. Tobacco types, leaf position on the plant, agricultural practices, fertilizer treatment, and degree of ripening are among some prominent factors that determine the levels of alkaloids in tobacco leaf. From a random examination of 152 cultivated… CONTINUE READING

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