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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 16

    Degradation of phytosterols in tobacco extract by bacteria to produce low benzo[a]pyrene reconstituted tobacco

    YE Jianbin(1); ZHANG Zhan(2); HAO Zhou(2); YANG Xuepeng(1); MAO Duobin(1); YANG Zongcan(2); LIU Xiangzhen(2)
    (1) Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Key Laboratory of Biotechnology in Tobacco Industry, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Henan Industrial Co., Ltd of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    Pyrolysis of phytosterols during tobacco combustion is closely related to the yield of PAHs, such as the carcinogen benzo[a]pyrene. There are five types of phytosterols in tobacco, accounting for 0.2-0.5 % by weight. Most of the phytosterols are...