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Tobacco leaf transcriptomic analysis unveils differential effects of potassium chloride and potassium sulphate on formation of tobacco specific nitrosamines
(1) Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center, and (2) Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNA), such as N’-nitrosonornicotine (NNN), are carcinogenic metabolites accumulated in tobacco leaves during curing. Nornicotine is the major precursor of NNN. A recent study has shown that applying potassium chloride...