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 (nĭk′ə-tĭn′ĭk, -tē′nĭk)
1. Of or relating to nicotine.
2. Of or relating to niacin.


(ˌnɪk əˈtɪn ɪk, -ˈti nɪk)

1. of, pertaining to, or containing nicotine.
2. related to or imitating the effects of nicotine.


[ˌnikəˈtɪnɪk] ADJ nicotinic acidácido m nicotínico
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Esbupropion is the S-enantiomer of bupropion, a dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor and nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist which also serves to increase the bioavailability of dextromethorphan.
The study reveals that exercise during nicotine exposure markedly reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms, an effect that is accompanied by increased activation of a7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (which are targets of nicotine) in the hippocampal region of the brain.
Some authors have reported that nAChRs stimulation of the brain dopamine receptor system normalizes a number of sensory processing deficits associated with schizophrenia, including sensory, PPI and eye- tracking deficits, the hypothesis of nAChR "hypofunction" in schizophrenia has stimulated the development of selective nicotinic receptor agonists as putative treatments for negative symptoms and cognitive dysfunction.
Objective: Pentameric ligand-gated ion channels (pLGICs), including nicotinic acetylcholine, 5HT3, glycine, and GABAA receptors, are membrane proteins specialized in the communication between neurons.
Biopharmaceutical company Catalyst Biosciences (NasdaqCM:CBIO) disclosed on Tuesday the launch of a definitive agreement to sell one of its neuronal nicotinic receptor (NNR) assets for an upfront payment of USD750,000.
The protein, called alpha-4-beta-2 nicotinic receptor, sits on nerve cells in the brain.
The signs of acute OP poisoning may be classified as effects secondary to muscarinic, nicotinic, and central nervous system receptor overstimulation.
Neonicotinoids are classes of insecticides known to selectively target insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
As a cardiologist, I recommend dietary supplement niacin in the form of nicotinic acid to support healthy good cholesterol and often refer my patients to Slo-Niacin, which is available without a prescription and is manufactured in the United States by Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc.
Both two cows also exhibited muscarinic and nicotinic symptoms due to inhibition of acetyl cholinesterase, thereby accumulation of Acetylcholine (ACH), a neuro transmitter released at the parasympathetic, nicotinic cholinergic and some central nervous system nerve endings.
BOSTON -- An investigational nicotinic receptor agonist demonstrated cognitive benefits similar to those seen with donepezil in a phase II trial of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
Objective: To determine the efficacy of nicotinic acid on the lipid profile of diabetic and non diabetic rats.