1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 31

    Biomarkers of tobacco effect: leukocyte subtypes as potential markers of inflammation in chronic tobacco consumers.

    PRASAD G.L.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); CHEN P.(1); JONES B.A.(1)
    (1) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Existing epidemiological data indicate that harm from smokeless tobacco consumption is significantly reduced compared to smoking, with no-tobacco-use being the least risky. Chronic cigarette smoking has been associated with increased inflammation and...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2010, 64, abstr. 19

    Optimization of leukocyte isolation for clinical studies

    ARIMILLI S.; DAMRATOSKI B.E.; CHEN P.; JONES B.A.; SWORDS W.E.; PRASAD G.L.
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., IR&D Dept., Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Isolation and processing blood into its constituent cell types is an important process in basic and clinical research. Although a number of reagents are available and methods have been developed to fractionate blood, there is a need to optimize...
  3. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2001, 19-4, p. 189-203., ISSN.0173-783X

    A mathematical scheme for calculating flows and pressure drops in lit and unlit cigarettes

    DWYER R.W.; CHEN P.; WASYK R.D.
    Philip Morris USA, Research Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    A computational methodology is presented for evaluating the flows and pressure drops in both lit and unlit cigarettes. The flows and pressure drops across rows of tipping-paper perforations are considered explicitly, as are the locations and relative...