home   genetic news   bioinformatics   biotechnology   literature   journals   ethics   positions   events   sitemap
  HUM-MOLGEN -> Genetic News | search  

A new way to help prevent tobacco smoking

  July, 8 1998 19:57
your information resource in human molecular genetics
Nicotine is the primary compound in tobacco that establishes andmaintains tobacco dependence. Rachel F.Tyndale and colleagues fromthe University of Toronto,Canada , show that individuals who lackfully functional CYP2A6 , and who therefore have impaired nicotinemetabolism , are significantly protected against becomingtobacco-dependent smokers.In addition , smokers whose nicotine metabolismis thus impaired smoke significantly fewer cigarettes than thosewith normal nicotine metabolism.Nature 24 June 1998 (pp750)Contact: Rachel F.Tyndale tel +1 416 978 6374, fax +1 416 978 6395,e.mail r.tyndale@utoronto.ca


Message posted by: Firouzeh Biramijamal

print this article mail this article
Latest News
Variants Associated with Pediatric Allergic Disorder

Mutations in PHF6 Found in T-Cell Leukemia

Genetic Risk Variant for Urinary Bladder Cancer

Antibody Has Therapeutic Effect on Mice with ALS

Regulating P53 Activity in Cancer Cells

Anti-RNA Therapy Counters Breast Cancer Spread

Mitochondrial DNA Diversity

The Power of RNA Sequencing

‘Pro-Ageing' Therapy for Cancer?

Niche Genetics Influence Leukaemia

Molecular Biology: Clinical Promise for RNA Interference

Chemoprevention Cocktail for Colon Cancer

more news ...

Generated by News Editor 2.0 by Kai Garlipp
WWW: Kai Garlipp, Frank S. Zollmann.
7.0 © 1995-2023 HUM-MOLGEN. All rights reserved. Liability, Copyright and Imprint.