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Serum cotinine levels in pipe smokers: evidence against nicotine as cause of coronary heart disease.

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Serum levels of cotinine (a principal metabolite of nicotine) were studied in men who did not smoke (28), and in men who smoked cigarettes only (150), cigars only (70), and pipes only (56). The mean cotinine level for pipe smokers was 389 ng/ml, significantly higher than the mean level for cigarette and cigar smokers (306 and 121 ng/ml, respectively); no cotinine was detected in the serum from any of the non-smokers. Large prospective studies have shown that pipe smokers have no material exce...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
2
Issue:
8250
Pages:
775-777
Publication date:
1981-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
79362
Language:
English
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uuid:65eb73f6-a747-4ebf-81e5-c635f0f8f53e
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2012-12-19

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