|nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK)|
|Molar mass||207.23 g/mol|
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK), or 4-(methylnitrosamino)- 1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone, is a nitrosamine present in tobacco that is a potent procarcinogen. It is activated by CYP2A6. It is a biomarker of exposure to cigarette smoke. It is produced upon the curing of tobacco.
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