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  1. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, AP 16

    Isolation, identification and characterization of a nicotine-degrading bacterium Acinetobacter sp. ND12

    DUAN Yanqing; ZENG Xiaoying; LI Hongjuan; ZHE Wei; WANG Mingfeng; YANG Jinkui
    Technology Center of Hongyun Honghe Tobacco (Group) Co, Ltd., Kunming, China
    A novel bacterium, strain ND12, was newly isolated from the tobacco plantation soil and identified as Acinetobacter sp. ND12 based on morphology, physiological tests, 16S rRNA sequence and phylogenetic analysis. The isolate could utilize nicotine as...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SS 07

    Measuring the regional deposition of tobacco smoke particles in the human respiratory system

    McGRATH C.M.; DICKENS C.J.; PERKINS J.; BIGGS P.; ZHURAVSKAYA A.; McAUGHEY J.J.
    British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK
    A study was conducted to determine the regional deposition of tobacco smoke aerosol in the respiratory system of smokers, using real-time measurement of respiration and inhaled and exhaled smoke.Six current smokers were recruited, giving informed...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SS 08; TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2010, 64, abstr. 40

    A model for the respiratory retention of compounds found in cigarette smoke

    ST. CHARLES F.K.
    Consultant to British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK
    For the risk assessment of cigarette smoke, it is desirable to have a reliable estimate of the mass of chemical compounds retained in the body during smoking. Filter studies can provide reliable estimates of mouth exposure to compounds in cigarette...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SS 09

    Baseline data from a longitudinal study to monitor smoking behaviour of smokers of a 10mg ISO tar cigarette in Germany

    CUNNINGHAM A.; SISODIYA A.; ASHLEY M.; TRAN M-L.; SHEPPARD J.; ERRINGTON G.; PRASAD K.
    British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK
    The long-term health effects of cigarette smoking have been extensively investigated and are well known. Many studies have reported the effects of short-term switching on smoking behaviour. However, few long-term studies have been conducted recently...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SS 10

    The development and application of a method for the estimation of mouth level exposure (MLE) to four tobacco specific nitrosamines

    CLAYTON P.M.; PRASAD K.; SISODIYA A.
    British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK
    Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in cigarette smoke are an important class of toxicants. Therefore the quantification of TSNA via spent filters from smokers is a valuable addition to the filter analysis method. Previous research has shown that...