Active Ingredient History

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Cotinine is an alkaloid found in tobacco and is also the predominant metabolite of nicotine. An anagram of the word "nicotine", it is used as a biomarker for exposure to tobacco smoke. Cotinine is currently being studied as a treatment for depression, PTSD, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Cotinine was developed as an antidepressant as a fumaric acid salt, cotinine fumarate, to be sold under the brand name Scotine but it was never marketed.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: CN1[C@@H](CCC1=O)c2cccnc2
  • Mol. Mass: 176.22
  • ALogP: 1.37
  • ChEMBL Molecules:
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cotinine | (-)-cotinine | (s)-cotinine


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