TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 13
Accumulation of nicotine and nornicotine enantiomers in leaf of nicotine demethylases mutants during growth and curing
(1) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Nicotine metabolism in tobacco plants is mostly through N-demethylation, resulting in nornicotine. There are three functional nicotine demethylases CYP82E4 (E4), CYP82E5v2 (E5) and CYP82E10 (E10) in tobacco. In this study, we investigated the...