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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 071

    NNN levels in stable reduced converter (SRC) and LC lines cured under conditions that favor NNN formation

    LUSSO M.F.; LION K.E.; ADAMS A.; MORRIS W.; WAREK U.; STRICKLAND J.A.
    Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, USA
    N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN), a tobacco specific nitrosamine (TSNA) found in cured leaf, filler and smoke, is formed by nornicotine nitrosation. We previously demonstrated a ~75% reduction of cured leaf NNN content in burley and dark tobaccos having stable ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 072

    N-nitrosonornicotine reduction in dark tobacco varieties and smokeless product prototypes

    LUSSO M.; ADAMS A.; LEWIS B.; POYNER T.; LION K.E.; DELOACH L.; DANIELSON T.; FRANKE J.E.; WAREK U.; STRICKLAND J.A.
    Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, USA
    During the past decades there has been a substantial effort to reduce the level of the tobacco specific nitrosamine N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and its precursor nornicotine in tobacco and tobacco products. Research on the mechanism of nornicotine ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 073 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2017)

    Comparison of intra-crop year variability in NNN in tobacco and nnn levels in smokeless tobacco products

    OLDHAM M.J.; PHILLIPS D.J.; JORDAN J.L.; MORTON M.J.; LION K.E.; LUSSO M.F.; FRANKE J.E.; STRICKLAND J.A.
    Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, USA
    Although tobacco is an agricultural crop, little has been published on the variability in NNN levels in tobacco grown within a single crop year (intra-crop year variability) by multiple growers. Furthermore, the potential impact of intra-crop year ...