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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.
Human organ chips for better drug development

Human organ chips for better drug development

NYU study provides better understanding of youth vaping patterns

NYU study provides better understanding of youth vaping patterns

Improving drug testing with comprehensive 'Organ Chip' platform

Improving drug testing with comprehensive 'Organ Chip' platform

Surgeon General urges people to stop smoking

Surgeon General urges people to stop smoking

Study provides important insight into the recent lung intoxication epidemic

Study provides important insight into the recent lung intoxication epidemic

Early vaping illness cases linked to vaping products containing vitamin E acetate

Early vaping illness cases linked to vaping products containing vitamin E acetate

Quitting smoking: Going it alone is not the best approach

Quitting smoking: Going it alone is not the best approach

Instagramers still love vaping despite FDA’s anti-vaping slogans

Instagramers still love vaping despite FDA’s anti-vaping slogans

Surgical complications are much more likely in smokers

Surgical complications are much more likely in smokers

Policies restricting menthol flavors could increase health equity

Policies restricting menthol flavors could increase health equity

Vaping marijuana linked to lung injuries warns CDC

Vaping marijuana linked to lung injuries warns CDC

Alcohol dependence results in remodeling of functional architecture in rodent’s brain

Alcohol dependence results in remodeling of functional architecture in rodent’s brain

Researchers use computer simulations to study how neuroreceptors respond to nicotine

Researchers use computer simulations to study how neuroreceptors respond to nicotine

Smokers need not apply: Fairness of no-nicotine hiring policies questioned

Smokers need not apply: Fairness of no-nicotine hiring policies questioned

New learning module for testing the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells

New learning module for testing the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells

Superdrug launches new initiative to encourage expectant parents to quit smoking

Superdrug launches new initiative to encourage expectant parents to quit smoking

Researchers identify vaping-related companies that promoted academic scholarships

Researchers identify vaping-related companies that promoted academic scholarships

Frequently cited claim that e-cigarettes are '95% safer' is misleading and outdated

Frequently cited claim that e-cigarettes are '95% safer' is misleading and outdated

Researchers analyze how e-cigarette particle size, deposition change with different factors

Researchers analyze how e-cigarette particle size, deposition change with different factors

Researchers report evidence linking 'vaping' to increased likelihood of asthma and COPD

Researchers report evidence linking 'vaping' to increased likelihood of asthma and COPD