Nicotine and Related Alkaloids: Absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion by J.w. GorrodNicotine and Related Alkaloids: Absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion by J.w. Gorrod

Nicotine and Related Alkaloids: Absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion

EditorJ.w. Gorrod, J. Wahren

Paperback | October 28, 2012

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This is an essential reference volume for anyone interested in nicotine and tobacco. An international team of authors contribute to this comprehensive review of current knowledge of the pharmacokinetics and metabolism of nicotine.
Title:Nicotine and Related Alkaloids: Absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:316 pagesPublished:October 28, 2012Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940104936X

ISBN - 13:9789401049368

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Table of Contents

Plant metabolism. Mammalian metabolism: overview. Nicotine to cotinine. Nicotine to cotinine: enzyme induction. N-oxidation, N-methylation and conjugation reactions. Nicotine metabolism: beyond cotinine. Extrahepatic nicotine metabolism. Minor tobacco alkaloids. Pharmacokinetics of nicotine and metabolites in animals. Pharmacokinetics of nicotine and metabolites in humans. Factors influencing individual variation in nicotine pharmacokinetics. Analysis of nicotine. Chromatographic analysis of nicotine and metabolites. Nicotine and metabolites: pharmacokinetics models. New methods for probing the in vivo disposition of nicotine in humans. Aspects of metabolism of S- nicotine.

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the editors have done an excellent job in providing an update on the important issues of the biosynthesis, distribution, metabolism and excretion of nicotine... well referenced.... the quality of the figures and tables is very good... overall, this is an excellent review of the area, good value for money, fills a gap in the literature and I am sure will serve as the prime reference source for several years to come - Xenobiotica; The book, which is indexed, well edited and well produced, constitutes a state-of-the-art benchmark ... - Journal of Applied Toxicology