1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 24

    Downregulation of a putative nitrate transporter gene substantially reduces the accumulation of TSNAs in air-cured tobaccos

    GOEPFERT S.(1); BOVET L.(1); LU J.(2); CAMPANONI P.(1); LEWIS R.S.(2); DEWEY R.E.(2)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop Science, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Air-cured Burley tobacco leaves typically exhibit high levels of nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK) and N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN). It has been previously demonstrated that leaf nitrate accumulation in air-cured tobaccos serves as the source...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 22

    Nicotiana genomes: beyond tobacco

    SIERRO N.S.; BATTEY J.N.D.; OUADI S.; THOMAS J.; LIEDSCHULTE V.; BOVET L.; BROYE H.; LAPARRA H.; VUARNOZ A.; LANG G.; GOEPFERT S.; PEITSCH M.C.; IVANOV N.V.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    While Nicotiana tabacum is likely the most notable species from the Nicotiana genus, various other Nicotiana species are cultivated as crops, grown as ornamental garden plants, or used as model organisms in research. Within Solanaceae, Nicotiana...