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Novel Techniques in Nutrition and Food Science

Impact of Electronic Cigarettes on the Liver

Submission: September 13, 2021;Published: October 29, 2021

Volume6 Issue2
October, 2021


E-cigarettes can affect several organs in the body. On the liver, it causes toxic and immunological effects associated with many inflammatory processes and oxidative stress. E-cigarettes may cause hepatic fibrosis, steatosis, cell dysfunction, injury with the elevation of liver enzymes and cancer. On the other hand, it also causes hepatic DNA damage and mitochondrial dysfunction. Nicotine affects both cellular and humoral immune responses.

Keywords: ECs; E-cigarettes; Nicotine; Propylene glycol; Glycerol; Liver

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