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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 09

    Quantification of volatile acids in tobacco

    PALANI N.; DINESH T.K.; PARTHIBAN R.; SURESH A.; RAMPRASAD H.N.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.
    ITC Group Research & Development Centre, Peenya, Bangalore, India.
    Cured leaves of tobacco contain 3-11% of organic acids, which are known to add to smoke taste and flavour. Organic acids are present in free acid form as well as bound (sugar ester) form. Generally, flue-cured tobaccos contain higher quantities of high ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPTPOST 07

    Quantification of solanesol content in tobacco

    PALANI N.; RAGHU H.S.; SURESH A.; DINESH T.K.; RAMPRASAD H.N.; DHALEWADIKAR S.V.
    ITC Group Research & Development Centre, Peenya, Bangalore, India.
    Solanesol, a C45 isoprenoid is useful both as a medicine by itself and also as an essential intermediate used to synthesize a side chain component of coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone Q10),an important cardiac drug. Although solanesol is present naturally in some ...