1. Bull. ARN, 2004, p. 23-41., ISSN.1146-6200.

    Role of the interaction between diesel particulate matter and cigarette smoke in the pathophysiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    LANONE S.; AMATA N.; BACHOUAL R.; AUBIER M.; BOCZKOWSKI J.
    INSERM U408, Faculté Xavier Bichat, Paris, France
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease state characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible, leading to respiratory insufficiency. Flow limitation is secondary to the remodeling of the pulmonary parenchyma (called also ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPTPOST 09

    Predictivity and variability of in vitro bioassays routinely used to estimate the toxicity of cigarette smoke

    PROUDLOCK R.; LAPIERRE J.; MORIN A.
    Charles River Laboratories, Montreal, Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited, Montreal, Canada.
    An amendment to the Tobacco Act is currently being introduced in Canada. This will require all brands of cigarettes sold in this country to be subjected to a set of three in vitro assays on an annual basis. The purpose of the amendment is to monitor ...