The Biosynthesis of a Novel Nicotine Alkaloid in the Trichomes of Nicotiana stocktonii.

@article{Zdor1986TheBO,
  title={The Biosynthesis of a Novel Nicotine Alkaloid in the Trichomes of Nicotiana stocktonii.},
  author={Ern{\"o} Z{\'a}dor and Davy Jones},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={479-84}
}
N-Hydroxyacylnornicotine, newly discovered from fresh plant tissue, was found entirely in the trichome exudate produced at the epidermis of the aerial part of Nicotiana stocktonii. Nicotine and nornicotine, but not N-hydroxyacylnornicotine, were present inside of the trichomes as well as other internal parts of the plant. Only nicotine was found in bleeding… CONTINUE READING