1. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 5, p. 74-78, ISSN.1002-0861

    Isolation, identification and characteristics of nicotine-degrading bacterium strain 5-28

    CHEN Chen(1,2); MA Guanghui(2); LEI Liping(3); ZHOU Wei(2); SHEN Xingjia(1); YANG Jinkui(*2)
    (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...