Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 5, p. 74-78, ISSN.1002-0861
Isolation, identification and characteristics of nicotine-degrading bacterium strain 5-28
(1) Biological and Chemical Engineering College, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212018, Jiangsu, P.R. China; (2) Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-resources, Yunnan University, Kunming 650091, P.R. China; (3) Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Yuxi 653100, Yunnan, P.R. China
In order to solve the problem of higher nicotine content in flue-cured tobacco leaves produced in some areas, bacterium strain 5-28, which had the potential of degrading nicotine was isolated from tobacco growing soil in Mile, Yunnan using nicotine as the ...