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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 07

    Effects of fertigation and micro-spraying on growth of flue-cured tobacco, soil properties and water use efficiency

    SHI Hongzhi(1); ZHANG Mengyue(1); XIE Zhan(1); YANG Huijuan(1); DUAN Weidong(2); DUN Songyang(3); LI Hongliang(3)
    (1) Henan Agricultural University / Tobacco Cultivation Key Laboratory of China Tobacco, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (2) Henan Tobacco Industry Co. Ltd, Zhengzhou, P.R. China; (3) Xuchang Tobacco Company of Henan Province, Xuchang, P.R. China
    The use of water saving irrigation systems and technology is of great significance in tobacco production in central China due to the high frequency of drought in the early tobacco growth stages. In recent years, micro-spraying irrigation and...
  2. 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...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 08

    Indoor air quality and surface deposition assessment following use of an open system e-cigarette

    BAUER N.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); CAHOURS X.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) nicotine delivery devices are growing in popularity worldwide. Both regulators and public health organisations are beginning to examine potential implications that exposure to exhaled e-cigarette aerosol may have on...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 16

    Degradation of phytosterols in tobacco extract by bacteria to produce low benzo[a]pyrene reconstituted tobacco

    YE Jianbin(1); ZHANG Zhan(2); HAO Zhou(2); YANG Xuepeng(1); MAO Duobin(1); YANG Zongcan(2); LIU Xiangzhen(2)
    (1) Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, Key Laboratory of Biotechnology in Tobacco Industry, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Henan Industrial Co., Ltd of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    Pyrolysis of phytosterols during tobacco combustion is closely related to the yield of PAHs, such as the carcinogen benzo[a]pyrene. There are five types of phytosterols in tobacco, accounting for 0.2-0.5 % by weight. Most of the phytosterols are...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 21

    The use of in vitro human biomarkers from relevant primary cell lines, to assess the effects of increasing nicotine concentration in e-liquids

    SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); BERG E.(2); WALELE T.(3)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) DiscoverX Corporation, Fremont, CA, U.S.A.; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    As part of the ongoing stewardship of electronic cigarettes, and in line with the National Academies of Sciences “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy”, Fontem Ventures B.V. have investigated the utility of a series of...