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  1. Vol. 10 No. 5, p. 545-547
    Received: Feb 27, 1970

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Distribution of Total 3-Beta-hydroxysterols in Burley Tobaccos1

  1. D. L. Davis,
  2. P. D. Legg and
  3. G. B. Collins2



Phytosterol levels in air-cured hurley tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum L., ranged from 1.40 to 2.10 mg/g of dry weight. The pattern of sterol distribution in the tobacco plant was characterized by a linear increase from the base to the apex. Within a leaf, the sterol distribution was also linear with increasing levels from the basal section to the tip of a leaf.

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