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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 39

    Identification of genetic determinants controlling cadmium accumulation in tobacco

    BERTRAND J.(1); JULIO E.(2); COTUCHEAU J.(2); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(2); BERTHOMIEU P.(1)
    (1) UMR de Biochimie et Physiologie Moléculaire des Plantes, INRA/CNRS/Montpellier SupAgro/Université Montpellier, Montpellier, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, La Tour, Bergerac, France
    Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal naturally absorbed and accumulated by plants. It is present in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) leaves and potentially in the smoke of cigarettes. Reducing the cadmium content in leaves of tobacco plants requires a better ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 14 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    New smoking machine approach for cigarette smoking under intense and ISO 3308 conditions

    ROSE N.; SCHMIDT T.
    Borgwaldt KC GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    ISO 3308 specifies the definitions and conditions for routine analytical smoking machines, defining the puffing regime as a 35 ml bell shape puff with a 2 s duration taken every 60 s. It also specifies two machine types “A” and “B” dependent on the ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, STPOST 10

    A new in vitro testing module for the cytotoxic evaluation of e-cigarette vapour

    SCHEFFLER S.(1); DIEKEN H.(1); MOEHLE N.(1); AUFDERHEIDE M.(1); SCHMIDT T.(2)
    (1) Cultex Laboratories GmbH, Hannover, Germany; (2) Borgwaldt KC GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    The e-cigarette market has recently been booming, and e-cigarettes are often described as “reduced-risk” nicotine products or alternatives to combustible cigarettes. However, no regulations for e-cigarettes are currently in force, so that the quality and ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 03

    Agrobacterium T-DNA in Nicotiana tomentosiformis and other Nicotiana species

    CHEN K.(1); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(2); SZEGEDI E.(3); OTTEN L.(1)
    (1) Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Phenotypic Plasticity, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes du C.N.R.S., Strasbourg, France; (2) National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NARIC), Research Institute for Viticulture and Enology, Experimental Station of Kecskemét, Hungary; (3) Imperial Tobacco Group, Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
    Agrobacterium rhizogenes induces growth of aberrant roots with bacterial T-DNA; some roots can spontaneously regenerate into plants carrying T-DNA fragments. T-DNAs contain genes that are expressed in plants which normally lead to root growth and to the ...