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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 10

    Testing performance of tobacco varieties in water stress conditions

    CAMPANONI P.(1); LAPARRA H.(1); OZELLEY P.(1); DELLA CIANA P.(3); BISCARINI E.(3); MAURIZI L.(2); NARDONI N.(2); TRIPPELLA C.(2); GOEPFERT S.(1)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) Philip Morris Italia s.r.l., via Po 11-13-15, 00198, Roma, Italy; (3) L’Agricola s.r.l., Bastia Umbra, Perugia, Italy
    Increasing climate instability could lead to local agricultural constraints, presenting a risk for volumes and quality of tobacco supply. Selecting and breeding tobacco varieties for the ability to perform in unfavourable water conditions becomes a ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 24

    Downregulation of a putative nitrate transporter gene substantially reduces the accumulation of TSNAs in air-cured tobaccos

    GOEPFERT S.(1); BOVET L.(1); LU J.(2); CAMPANONI P.(1); LEWIS R.S.(2); DEWEY R.E.(2)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop Science, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Air-cured Burley tobacco leaves typically exhibit high levels of nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK) and N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN). It has been previously demonstrated that leaf nitrate accumulation in air-cured tobaccos serves as the source ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 49

    The influence of Nicotiana alata-derived introgression on plant malformations of tobacco breeding lines resistant to tomato spotted wilt virus

    KORBECKA-GLINKA G.(1); TROJAK-GOLUCH A.(1); DOROSZEWSKA T.(1); GOEPFERT S.(2)
    (1) Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - State Research Institute, Pulawy, Poland; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is one of the most destructive viruses for tobacco cultivation. Cultivar “Polalta” carries a resistance gene introgressed from a wild species, Nicotiana alata, but the use of this cultivar in breeding is hampered by ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 04

    Assessing the cytotoxicity of e-liquids without the use of the neutral red uptake assay

    McHUGH D.; CUDAZZO G.; VANSCHEEUWIJCK P.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    As part of the pre-clinical assessment performed for consumer products in the tobacco industry, an in vitro assessment of a tobacco product’s cytotoxicity was performed using the neutral red uptake (NRU) assay. Since 2004, the CORESTA In Vitro Task Force ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 32

    Consumers’ responses to communication materials of a novel heat-not-burn tobacco product

    CHREA C.(1); KALLISCHNIGG G.(2); SANDERS E.(3); BEACHER F.(4); MAGNANI P.(4); RAMAZZOTTI A.(4); WEITKUNAT R.(1)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) ARGUS – Statistics and Information Systems in Environment and Public Health GmbH, Berlin, Germany; (3) Edward Sanders Scientific Consulting, Peseux, Switzerland; (4) Philip Morris International Management S.A. (PMI) (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Lausanne, Switzerland
    Modified risk tobacco products (MRTPs) are defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as tobacco products that are sold or distributed for use to reduce harm or the risk of tobacco-related disease associated with commercially marketed tobacco ...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 33

    Air quality assessment during indoor use of the Tobacco Heating System 2.2

    MITOVA M.; GOUJON GINGLINGER C.; ROTACH M.; MAEDER S.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    PMI’s heat-not-burn Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (THS 2.2) generates tobacco aerosol containing mainly water, glycerine and nicotine. To address public health concerns about the possible presence of polluting substances during indoor use of THS 2.2, a study ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 63 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    A computational model to characterize the Vitrocell® Cell Exposure System for evaluation of aerosols

    CASTRO N.(1); ROSTAMI A.(1); KUCZAJ A.(2,3); LUCCI F.(2); OLDHAM M.J.(1); PITHAWALLA Y.B.(1)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Center for Research and Technology, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, Faculty EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    In vitro exposure systems can be used as tools for toxicological assessment of e-cigarette aerosols. The VITROCELL ® exposure system is designed such that exposure of cell cultures to the aerosol occurs at the air/liquid interface, which is relevant to e ...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 129 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2017)

    A computational model to characterize the Vitrocell® cell exposure system for evaluation of aerosols

    CASTRO N.(1); ROSTAMI A.A.(1); OLDHAM M.J.(1); PITHAWALLA Y.B.(1); LUCCI F.(2); KUCZAJ A.(2)
    (1) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    In vitro exposure systems can be used as tools for toxicological assessment of e-cigarette aerosols. The VITROCELL® exposure system is designed such that exposure of cell cultures to the aerosol occurs at the air/liquid interface, which is relevant to e ...
  9. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 29

    Working towards an increased understanding of the genetics of soil-borne disease resistance in tobacco

    DRAKE K.(1); LEWIS R.S.(1); BAKAHER N.(2); GOEPFERT S.(2); PHILIPPON B.(2); MARK R.(2); PETERSON P.D.(3)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) Philip Morris International, Neuchatel, Switzerland; (3) Clemson University, Florence SC USA
    Black shank and bacterial wilt, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae and Ralstonia solanacearum, respectively, are the most important diseases affecting tobacco production in the United States. An increased understanding of the genetic systems controlling ...
  10. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 22

    Nicotiana genomes: beyond tobacco

    SIERRO N.S.; BATTEY J.N.D.; OUADI S.; THOMAS J.; LIEDSCHULTE V.; BOVET L.; BROYE H.; LAPARRA H.; VUARNOZ A.; LANG G.; GOEPFERT S.; PEITSCH M.C.; IVANOV N.V.
    Philip Morris Products S.A. (part of Philip Morris International group of companies), PMI R&D, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    While Nicotiana tabacum is likely the most notable species from the Nicotiana genus, various other Nicotiana species are cultivated as crops, grown as ornamental garden plants, or used as model organisms in research. Within Solanaceae, Nicotiana species ...