Asked by Joseph Toasa on Feb 18, 2024

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Which of the following is an alkaloid found in tobacco?

A) Tryptophan
B) Ecgonine
C) Caffeine
D) Nicotine

Caffeine

Chemical compound with stimulant effects.

  • Understanding the concept of alkaloids and their occurrence in natural sources.
  • Knowledge of the alkaloid content in tobacco.
  • Familiarity with the chemical structure and properties of nicotine.
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Nicholas Patrick

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
Nicotine is the alkaloid found in tobacco. Tryptophan is an amino acid, Ecgonine is an alkaloid found in coca leaves used to derive cocaine, and caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee and tea.