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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 03

    Lowering TSNAs through nitrite reductase activity

    DAVENPORT S.E.; FORSYTH K.; TULLY L.; LISTER R.; LE LAY P.; MAUNDERS M.; SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs) are compounds in tobacco that have been shown to be carcinogenic. TSNAs are formed by the nitrosation of tobacco alkaloids with the main nitrosating agent believed to be nitrite. High levels of nitrate accumulation ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2011, Santiago, AP 27

    Tobacco Biotechnology: a tool for business solutions

    SANCHEZ-TAMBURRINO J.P.; EDWARDS K.; JONES L.; DAVENPORT S.E.
    Advanced Technologies Ltd., Cambridge, UK (holding of British American Tobacco Ltd.)
    Over the past 20 years, genetic modification and molecular breeding has been successfully used in many different crops to provide agronomic advantages (i.e., herbicide resistance, insect tolerance). However there are many other areas where it can be used ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, ST 05

    The 2010 ISO TC126 Working Group 10 Collaborative Study on intense machine smoking

    MARINER D.(1); HELLER W.D.(2); SARABIA J.(3); PURKIS S.W.(4); MEGER M.(5); EBERHARDT H.-J.(2); CZECHOWICZ M.(2)
    (1) British American Tobacco, London, UK; (2) Institut für Tabakforschung, Berlin, German; (3) Imperial Tobacco Spain, Madrid, Spain; (4) Imperial Tobacco, Bristol, UK; (5) Japan Tobacco International, Geneva, Switzerland
    ISO Technical Committee (TC) 126 Working Group (WG) 10 was established in 2007 by TC126 to undertake preliminary work in preparation for the standardisation of an intense machine smoking method. Recognising the impact of decisions taken by the Conference ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2011, Graz, ST 06

    Explanation of outlier analysis - remarks based on the evaluation of the WG10 study

    HELLER W.D.(1); EBERHARDT H.J.(1); CZECHOWICZ M.(1); MARINER D.(2); SARABIA J.(3); PURKIS S.W.(4); MEGER M.(5)
    (1) Institut für Tabakforschung, Berlin, Germany; (2) British American Tobacco, London, UK; (3) Imperial Tobacco Spain, Madrid, Spain; (4) Imperial Tobacco, Bristol, UK; (5) Japan Tobacco International, Geneva, Switzerland
    In 2010 a collaborative study was undertaken to investigate the intra- and inter-laboratory variability of the determination of mainstream smoke NFDPM, nicotine and carbon monoxide yields from a range of commercial cigarettes, a reference cigarette and ...