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
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...