1. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2002, 20-1, p. 15-22., ISSN.0173-783X.

    Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for the control of insect pests in stored tobacco: a review

    BLANC M.; KAELIN P.; GADANI F.
    Philip Morris Intl, R&D, c/o Philip Morris Products SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
    Among the insect species causing infestations and serious damages to stored commodities, the cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (F.) and the tobacco moth, Ephestia elutella (Hübner) are the major pests of both raw and manufactured tobacco....
  2. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, AP 33

    Quantitative determination of genetic modification markers in tobacco by high-throughput real time PCR

    ROSSI L.; PIJNENBURG H.; BINDLER G.; KOCHER S.; HÄRRI A.; GADANI F.; ZUBER J.
    Philip Morris Products SA, R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
    Analytical methods based on the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) are widely used to detect, identify and quantify genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agricultural crops, food and feed. The determination of genetic identity facilitates the...
  3. CORESTA Congress, New Orleans, 2002, ST 16

    Cigarette smoke and nicotine protect dopaminergic neurons against the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) Parkinsonian disease in mice

    MARCHAND V.; HAPDEY C.; PARAIN K.; ROUSSELET E.; DUMERY B.; HIRSCH E.
    Altadis - Imperial Tobacco Group, Research Center, Fleury les Aubrais, France
    Epidemiological studies have found a negative association between cigarette smoking and Parkinson's disease. In order to analyze the putative neuroprotective effect of cigarette smoke and nicotine, one of its major constituents, in parkinsonian...