CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 05
Characterisation of leaf tobacco with reduced amount of sugar by RNAi-mediated gene silencing of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase small subunit
(1) Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan; (2) Japan Tobacco Inc., R&D Planning Div., Tokyo, Japan
Reportedly, good correlation exists between sugars in cigarettes and carbonyls in mainstream smoke. We reported that sugar and starch contents of flue-cured tobacco leaves were decreased by reduced expression of genes related to starch biosynthesis...