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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 54

    The regulation of autophagy of susceptible Nicotiana tabacum under tobacco mosaic virus infection

    YANG Jinguang(1); LIU Xaingfu(1); LIU Wei(1); QIAN Yumei(1); ZHANG Jing(2); LI Wei(2); DONG Shifei(2); WANG Yaofeng(3); HUANG Mingdi(4); WANG Fenglong(1)
    (1) Tobacco Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Laboratory of Tobacco Pest Monitoring Controlling & Integrated Management, Qingdao, P.R. China; (2) Hongyun Honghe Tobacco (Group) Co., Ltd., Kunming, P.R. China; (3) Qingyang Branch of Gansu Province Tobacco Company, Xifeng, P.R. China; (4) Longnan Tobacco Company, Gansu Tobacco Cooperation, Wudu 746000, P.R. China
    Autophagy (or self-eating) is an important conserved process by which eukaryotic cells recycle intracellular components. This study was undertaken to elucidate whether tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) infection on tobacco plants induced autophagy. TMV-U1 and ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 26

    Crop compliance: crop protection agents testing programme within purchases

    BODE L.M.; EVANS W.; INTORP M.
    Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany
    In order to ensure the compliance of our products, leaf grade purchases are monitored for the presence of any residual crop protection agents (CPA). CPA residue levels are first assessed for compliance against limits set by regulatory authorities and ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 20

    The influence of storage conditions and packaging on acetic acid generation in cellulose acetate fibers

    TATUM C.E.; WILSON S.A.; CASPER R.G.; PEARCE M.J.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, U.S.A.
    The cellulose acetate polymer used in cigarette filters is made by acetylating wood pulp with acetic anhydride. One advantage of this modified natural polymer is that it readily degrades by multiple mechanisms. While the ultimate products are carbon ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 04

    Impact of different vaping machines on metal contaminations of e-cigarette aerosols

    OTTE S.; NOWAK S.; INTORP M.
    Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany
    The presence of trace metals in e-liquids or aerosol of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette) has been previously reported [1]. It has also been demonstrated that contamination with tin, aluminum, copper, iron and nickel may occur from certain parts of a ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 26

    A review of aerosol exposure systems relative to the analysis of cytotoxicity: a CORESTA In vitro Toxicity Testing Sub-Group perspective

    THORNE D.(1); WIECZOREK R.(2); FUKUSHIMA T.(3); SHIN H.J.(4); LEVERETTE R.(5); BALLANTYNE M.(6); LI X.(7); BOMBICK B.(5)
    (1) British American Tobacco, R&D Centre, Southampton, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (3) Japan Tobacco Inc., Scientific Product Assessment Centre, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; (4) KT&G Corporation, Daejeon, South Korea; (5) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (6) Covance Laboratories Ltd, Harrogate, U.K.; (7) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, P.R. China
    Aerosol exposure systems offer researchers a variety of ways to customise the exposure set-up, modify experimental parameters and provide a novel and versatile platform for in vitro aerosol research. These systems produce an aerosol that more closely ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 32

    Cellular transformation activity of different tobacco condensates in the Bhas 42 cell assay

    STEVENSON M.(1); WIECZOREK R.(2); SIMMS L.(1); PANT K.(3)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (3) BioReliance, Sigma-Aldrich Corp., Rockville, MD, U.S.A.
    Carcinogenesis has been described as a multi-stage process comprising of initiation, promotion and progression. Smoking is a cause of serious disease in smokers, including lung cancer. Determining the carcinogenic potential of a tobacco product ingredient ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, ST 10

    Method development and validation for the quantification of metals in liquids and aerosol of e-cigarettes

    OTTE S.; NOWAK S.; INTORP M.
    Imperial Tobacco Group, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Biological Labs Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Due to the rapidly increasing popularity of e-cigarettes, several studies were carried out to characterise this new type of product. E-cigarettes produce a condensation aerosol by heating an e-liquid invariably consisting of a mixture of propylene glycol ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, ST 27

    Analysis of process intensity on tobacco moisture retention based on uniform design

    LI Wenjuan(1); ZHOU Fangfang(1); LONG Minghai(1); ZI Wenhua(1); JIANG Meihong(1); LIU Ze(2)
    (1) Yunnan Reascend Tobacco Technology (Group) Co., Ltd., Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) Hongyun Honghe Group, Kunming, Kunming, P.R. China
    Tobacco moisture retention provides essential information about moisture adsorption behaviour and physical characteristics of cigarette formulating, which also influence cigarette aroma and smoking quality. Effect of the intensity of the casing process on ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, ST 44

    Optimisation of in vitro standard testing of e-vapour and heated tobacco products

    WIECZOREK R.; TRELLES STICKEN E.
    Imperial Tobacco Group, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Biological Labs Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    The risk assessment of tobacco products includes a number of biological in vitro test assays which have become de facto standards over the last decades. These test methods are designed to assess specific toxicological end points and are able to ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, STPOST 09

    Influence of vaping topography on the retention rate of nicotine following use of e-cigarettes

    O’CONNELL G.(1); BURSEG K.(2); BREIEV K.(3); BIEL S.S.(2); CAHOURS X.(4); COLARD S.(1,4)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Group, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Tobacco Group, Hamburg, Germany; (3) IONICON Analytik GmbH, Innsbruck, Austria; (4) SEITA, Imperial Tobacco Group, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    The “quantity of nicotine exhaled” by an e-cigarette user is the most important factor influencing bystander exposure to nicotine. To that end, it is important to determine the quantity of nicotine that is retained by the e-cigarette user and not exhaled. ...