Identification of bacterial and fungal components in tobacco and tobacco smoke

@article{Larsson2008IdentificationOB,
  title={Identification of bacterial and fungal components in tobacco and tobacco smoke},
  author={L. Viktor Larsson and Bogumiła Szponar and Beston Ridha and Christina Pehrson and Jacek Dutkiewicz and Ewa Krysińska-Traczyk and Jolanta Sitkowska},
  journal={Tobacco Induced Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
The microbiological composition of tobacco products was studied using culture and chemical analysis (of tobacco leaves) or chemical analysis only (tobacco and tobacco smoke). The chemical analyses utilized gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for determining 3-hydroxy fatty acids, muramic acid, and ergosterol as markers of respectively lipopolysaccharide (LPS), peptidoglycan, and fungal biomass. Mesophilic bacteria dominated in both fresh and cured tobacco leaves; a range of additional… CONTINUE READING
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