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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kleinsasser, NH; Sassen, AW; Semmler, MP; Staudenmaier, R; Harréus, UA; Richter, E 
Title:
[Does nicotine add to the carcinogenic strain of tobacco smoke?] 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: It is accepted that nicotine in tobacco smoke causes addiction via nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the central nervous system. For a long time, the tumorigenic potential of smoking was attributed to compounds other than nicotine. However, more recently data have accumulated which suggest that nicotine may add to the cancer risk by stimulating cellular growth via non-neuronal acetylcholine receptors, by suppressing apoptosis, and by inducing angiogenesis not only in atheromatous...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
HNO 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
54 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
369-75 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0017-6192 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik