Where is nicotine found in the plant?

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Vivienne Homenick asked a question: Where is nicotine found in the plant?
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Date created: Sun, Aug 29, 2021 12:59 PM
Date updated: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 8:43 AM

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  • Nicotine is a secondary metabolite produced in a variety of plants in the Solanaceae family, most notably in tobacco Nicotiana tabacum, where it can be found at high concentrations of 0.5 to 7.5%. Nicotine is also found in the leaves of other tobacco species, such as Nicotiana rustica (in amounts of 2–14%).

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