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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 074

    The enantiomeric composition of N'-nitrosonornicotine in air-cured tobacco influenced by nicotine demethylation

    CAI Bin(1); JI Huihua(2); FANNIN F.F.(2); BUSH L.P.(2)
    (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. ...