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Nicotine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nicotine
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.760.570
D03.383.725.518
Unique ID
D009538
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009538
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Nicotine Bitartrate
Nicotine Tartrate
Pharm Action
Smoking Cessation Agents
Ganglionic Stimulants
Nicotinic Agonists
Registry Number
6M3C89ZY6R
Related Numbers
54-11-5
R7M676M8YV
CAS Type 1 Name
Pyridine, 3-(1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)-, (S)-
NLM Classification #
QV 137
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/04/10
Nicotine Preferred
Nicotine Bitartrate Narrower
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