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Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (''Solanaceae'') which constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco, with biosynthesis taking place in the roots, and accumulating in the leaves.
NCI gives 'exceptional' rating to Penn's Abramson Cancer Center

NCI gives 'exceptional' rating to Penn's Abramson Cancer Center

Group-based smoking cessation treatment helps incarcerated smokers quit tobacco

Group-based smoking cessation treatment helps incarcerated smokers quit tobacco

Involvement of nicotine receptors in COVID-19

Involvement of nicotine receptors in COVID-19

Flavored cigarette ban linked to significant reduction in youth smoking

Flavored cigarette ban linked to significant reduction in youth smoking

ATS releases new practice guideline on treating tobacco dependence in adult smokers

ATS releases new practice guideline on treating tobacco dependence in adult smokers

Tobacco smoking and vaping nicotine may exacerbate COVID-19 inflammation

Tobacco smoking and vaping nicotine may exacerbate COVID-19 inflammation

Researchers study how vaping is promoted on Instagram

Researchers study how vaping is promoted on Instagram

Study identifies world's first genetic and environmental risk factor for common childhood epilepsy

Study identifies world's first genetic and environmental risk factor for common childhood epilepsy

Study shows how EU safety legislation has affected UK vapers

Study shows how EU safety legislation has affected UK vapers

Exposure to certain e-cig cartridges may cause fatal lung damage

Exposure to certain e-cig cartridges may cause fatal lung damage

An inverse relationship between smoking and COVID-19

An inverse relationship between smoking and COVID-19

Examining the effect of smoking, nicotine and vaping on COVID-19 severity

Examining the effect of smoking, nicotine and vaping on COVID-19 severity

New device shows cigarette alternatives may be more hazardous than revealed by manufacturer testing

New device shows cigarette alternatives may be more hazardous than revealed by manufacturer testing

Nicotine promotes spread of lung cancer cells into the brain, study finds

Nicotine promotes spread of lung cancer cells into the brain, study finds

Teen vaping study identifies stomach issues and history of substance abuse

Teen vaping study identifies stomach issues and history of substance abuse

Bacteria lurking in cancer cells may affect treatment

Bacteria lurking in cancer cells may affect treatment

Pod-based e-cigarettes have higher potential to foster addiction than other devices

Pod-based e-cigarettes have higher potential to foster addiction than other devices

Frog brain discovery may pave the way for repairing birth defects in humans

Frog brain discovery may pave the way for repairing birth defects in humans

Smokers at increased risk of severe COVID-19 according to a large population study

Smokers at increased risk of severe COVID-19 according to a large population study

Smoking increases ACE2 protein in the lungs which may promote COVID-19 infection

Smoking increases ACE2 protein in the lungs which may promote COVID-19 infection