Nicotine

Known as: nicotine product, (S)-Nicotine, nicotine in any form 
A plant alkaloid, found in the tobacco plant, and addictive central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that causes either ganglionic stimulation in low… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance The public health implications of e-cigarettes depend, in part, on whether e-cigarette use affects the risk of… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
CONTEXT Rapid developments in e-cigarettes, or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), and the evolution of the overall… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are prototypes for the pharmaceutically important family of pentameric ligand-gated ion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Tobacco-related diseases such as lung cancer cause over 4.2 million deaths annually, with approximately 400,000 deaths per year… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A single nicotine exposure increases dopamine levels in the mesolimbic reward system for hours, but nicotine concentrations… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Nicotine reinforces smoking behavior by activating nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) in the midbrain dopaminergic (DA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Release of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the mesolimbic system of the brain mediates the reinforcing properties of several… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Despite extensive adverse publicity, tobacco use continues in approximately 25% of all pregnancies in the United States… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
NICOTINE obtained from tobacco can improve learning and memory on various tasks and has been linked to arousal, attention, rapid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE question of whether nicotine, the neuroactive compound of tobacco, is addictive has been open to considerable scientific and… (More)
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