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Compound Summary for: CID 89594

Nicotine

Also known as: (S)-Nicotine, Nicoderm, Nicoderm Cq, (-)-Nicotine, (S)-3-(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)pyridine, Micotine, Prostep, (S)-(-)-Nicotine
Molecular Formula: C10H14N2   Molecular Weight: 162.23156   InChIKey: SNICXCGAKADSCV-JTQLQIEISA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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