Novel agents for smoking and tobacco cessation
AbstractNicotine is the molecule responsible for the psychopharmacological effects and the addictive properties of tobacco use and cigarette smoking. Researchers at Washington State University have developed an orally-available nicotine derivative that can be prescribed for the cessation of cigarette smoking and tobacco use. It specifically inhibits...
Inventor(s): Philip Lazarus, Travis Denton, Gang Chen, Pramod Srivastava, Alec Wynd, Zuping Xia, Christy Watson