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  1. 44th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2010, abstr. 10

    Development of CAPS and dCAPS markers for CYP82E4 and CYP82E5v2 gene mutants reducing nicotine to nornicotine conversion in tobacco

    LI D.; LEWIS R.S.; JACK A.M.; DEWEY R.E.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences, Lexington, KY, USA
    Nornicotine accumulation in Burley tobacco is of concern because nornicotine is the precursor of the predominant Burley tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs), N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN). However, screening of Burley tobacco is problematic because ...