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Influence of must nitrogen addition on ethyl carbamate formation by lactic acid bacteria

Given the concern that over-fertilized vines, or excessive must nitrogen additions, might enhance the formation of the cancerigenous compound ethyl carbamate, these authors artificially enriched Tempranillo juices and then evaluated whether ethyl carbamate had increased beyond levels considerred safe.

 

The full article is published in International Journal of Vine and Wine Sciences, not available online.

177 nitrogen addition and ethyl carbamate.pdf