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Cotinine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cotinine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.773.812.180
Unique ID
D003367
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003367
Scope Note
The N-glucuronide conjugate of cotinine is a major urinary metabolite of NICOTINE. It thus serves as a biomarker of exposure to tobacco SMOKING. It has CNS stimulating properties.
Entry Term(s)
Scotine
Pharm Action
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
K5161X06LL
Related Numbers
486-56-6
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Pyrrolidinone, 1-methyl-5-(3-pyridinyl)-, (S)-
Previous Indexing
Pyridines (1974)
Pyrrolidinones (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PYRROLIDINONES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under PYRROLIDINONES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Cotinine Preferred
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