TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 074
The enantiomeric composition of N'-nitrosonornicotine in air-cured tobacco influenced by nicotine demethylation
(1) Guizhou Academy of Tobacco Science, Guiyang City, China; (2) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) is a potent and organ-specific carcinogen found in tobacco and tobacco smoke in substantial amounts. The aim of this study was to investigate the variations in NNN enantiomeric composition in nicotine demethylase mutants. ...