CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, SS 12
The use of the modified CULTEX® system for the direct exposure of bacteria to mainstream cigarette smoke
Fraunhofer Institut Toxikologie und Experimentelle Medizin, Dept. of In Vitro Toxikology, Hannover, Germany.
The evaluation of the mutagenic activity of mainstream cigarette smoke is mostly based on studies with condensates or extracts in the standard Ames assay. Due to the methodological difficulties of testing air contaminants in their natural gaseous or...