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Drugs and the Neuroscience

Psychology

Quiz 7 :

Nicotine and Caffeine

Quiz 7 :

Nicotine and Caffeine

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Graduate student Pasquel is studies the effects of nicotine on nicotinic receptors. He finds that after a short period of time, nicotinic receptors close even if nicotine remains bound. This process is termed ____.
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CYP-2A6 enzymes metabolize 80 percent to 90 percent of nicotine, producing the active metabolite ____.
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Aaron is a non-smoker; Clarissa is a chronic smoker. What are the half-lives of nicotine likely to be for Aaron and Clarissa?
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Indigenous peoples in the Americas, including the Mayas, Incans, Toltecs, and Aztecs, smoked tobacco ____.
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Nicotinic receptors are ____.
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Which continent has the highest rates of tobacco use?
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Which form of nicotine best absorbs through mucous membranes in the mouth?
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Tao has CYP-2A6 4, 7 and 9 polymorphisms. What is a reasonable prediction about Tao's smoking habits and his smoking-related health risks?
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What is the prevalence of tobacco use, as of 2009, in the United States?
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When was the relationship between tobacco and cancer first established?
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Stewart wants to design a tobacco product that yields the greatest absorption of freebase nicotine through mucous membranes in the mouth. What is an ideal pH for this product?
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Nicotine and caffeine are classified as ____.
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Graduate student Pasquel studies the effects of nicotine on nicotinic receptors by performing electrophysiology experiments. After applying nicotine to the bathing media of cells expressing nicotine receptors, what is he likely to find?
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What is the most common administration route for nicotine?
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What are two main reasons that U.S. cigar use has risen dramatically since the 1990s?
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What are the three primary causes of tobacco-related deaths that occur each year?
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Who is credited with introducing tobacco to Europe?
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Dr. Andrews studies the effects of nicotine on the brain by characterizing the role of nicotine as a ____ nicotinic receptor agonist.
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Which is the central psychoactive ingredient in tobacco?
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Heather smokes a cigarette. When will she likely experience peak absorption of nicotine?
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