Nicotine-derived n-nitrosamines (TSNA) and their relevance in tobacco carcinogenesis

Dietrich Hoffmann, Abraham Rivenson, Fung Lung Chung, Stephen S. Hecht

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-311
Number of pages7
JournalCritical Reviews in Toxicology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991


  • Alpha-hydroxylation
  • Carcinogenicity
  • Chemoprevention
  • Hemoglobin-TSNA adduct
  • Human exposure
  • Lung
  • Metabolic activation
  • Oral cavity
  • Pancreas
  • Tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines

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