"Cotinine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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The N-glucuronide conjugate of cotinine is a major urinary metabolite of NICOTINE. It thus serves as a biomarker of exposure to tobacco SMOKING. It has CNS stimulating properties.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cotinine".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cotinine".
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