CORESTA Congress, Shanghai, 2008, AP 07
Increasing nitrite reductase activity in tobacco to reduce TSNAs
Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK
Residual nitrate/nitrite in harvested leaf material can lead to the formation of undesirable compounds such as N-nitrosamines. The major nitrosating agent is nitrite (Yamasaki et al., 2000; Morikawa et al., 2004). By modifying the nitrogen pathway it...