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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 15

    Evaluation of dark fire-cured SRC (Stable Reduced Converter) lines with ZYVERT™ technology in Kentucky and Tennessee field trials

    BAILEY W.A.(1); RODGERS C.(1); PITT B.(2)
    (1) University of Kentucky, Princeton KY USA; (2) University of Tennessee, Springfield TN USA
    Field experiments were conducted at the University of Kentucky Research & Education Center in Princeton KY and at the University of Tennessee Highland Rim Research & Education Center in Springfield TN for five years (2013-2017) to compare...
  2. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 64

    An overview of conservation tillage tobacco in Tennessee

    WALKER E.(1); BAILEY W.A.(1); RHODES N.(1); DENTON P.(2); FOWLKES D.(3)
    (1) University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN USA; (2) GAP Connections, Knoxville TN USA; (3) Burley Stabilization, Springfield TN USA
    Conservation tillage tobacco has been evaluated in Tennessee for over 30 years. During this time, no-till and strip-till systems have been compared with conventional tillage. Advantages of conservation tillage tobacco include soil and moisture...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Misperception of e-cigarette harm growing among American adults, 2013-2015

    VERRON T.(1); GUO M.(1); VARIGNON B.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); WALELE T.(2); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Electronic cigarettes (e cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. However, the proportion of American adults who perceive e cigarettes to be equally or...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 52

    Biological test procedure for fresh generated cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosols under air-liquid interface (ALI) exposure in 24 and 96 multi-well plates

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Cigarette smoke and e cigarette aerosol contain particulate matter/liquid droplets in the solid phase as well as volatile substances in the gas phase. Both fractions are of potential toxicological relevance and should be considered when assessing...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 53

    Use of human derived cell lines to increase the biological relevance of cigarette condensate, non-tobacco materials and e-liquids testing

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    The in vitro testing strategy of tobacco products is mainly based on the testing of extracts from cigarette smoke condensates. An accepted industry wide assay battery has been developed over recent years which delivers reliable results for the...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 62

    Overview of in vitro methods used to assess e-cigarettes based on “Toxicity Testing in 21st Century” principles

    SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); WALELE T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    When the National Academies of Sciences released “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy” a new toxicological paradigm was created, focusing on the use of human cell lines and the disruption of key cellular pathways. In keeping...