1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 32

    Enumeration of TBNK cells: A case for a bioanalytical assay to support clinical studies for the development of modified risk tobacco products

    NEWLAND K.; MILLER P.; FARMEN R.
    Celerion, Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.
    Smoking has been reported to lessen the body’s immune response making it more susceptible to infections. Chronic cigarette smoke exposure causes imbalance in immune homeostasis affecting the circulating immune cells. Peripheral blood lymphocytes are ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 17

    A clinical study investigating changes in exposure to cigarette smoke chemicals in U.K. smokers who switch to using a tobacco heating product for a five-day period

    McEWAN M.(1); EBAJEMITO J.K.(1); GALE N.(1); ELDRIDGE A.(1); CAMACHO O.M.(1); MURPHY J.(1); HARDIE G.(1); PROCTOR C.J.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, R&D, Southampton, U.K.; (2) Celerion Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.
    Smoking is a leading cause of numerous diseases, particularly lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular diseases. Consequently, there is a recognized need to provide smokers with alternative nicotine-delivery devices that have ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 44

    Time and spatially resolved in-situ determination of temperature, pressure and gas phase concentration of selected smoke constituents inside a burning superslim cigarette. Part I – Thermophysical mapping

    CUI Huapeng(1); EHLERT S.(2); XIE Fuwei(1); DENG Nan(1); LI Bin(1); LIU Chuan(3); McADAM K.(3); WALTE A.(2); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (3) British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, Global R&D, Southampton, U.K.
    Superslim cigarettes in China are a relevant product category on the market. Accurate determination of key thermo-physical and-chemical parameters in superslim cigarettes are essential for the mechanistic understanding of combustion as well as pyrolysis ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 59

    An inter-laboratory comparison study focused on the determination of total NNAL in human urine

    NEWLAND K.(1); SCHERER M.(2); HECHT S.S.(3); TROUDE V.(4); PRASAD G.L.(5)
    (1) Celerion Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.; (2) ABF GmbH, Planegg, Germany; (3) University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.; (4) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (5) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    In an ongoing effort to fulfil the second objective of the CORESTA Biomarker Sub-Group, periodic inter-laboratory comparison studies have been performed to evaluate the consistency of the quantitation for various harmful or potentially harmful exposure ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 43

    In vitro micronucleus (MN) assay using TK6 cells: review of historical positive and negative control data

    STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr(1); HURTADO S.B.(1); WELLS M.M.(1); KWOK V.Y.(1); DOSHI U.(2); COFFA B.G.(2); LEE K.M.(2)
    (1) Charles River Laboratories, Genetic and In Vitro Toxicology, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.; (2) Altria Client Services LLC, Research, Development & Regulatory Affairs, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    TK6 human lymphoblastoid cells are widely used in the in vitro MN assay as a part of regulatory genotoxicity testing for pharmaceuticals, but have seen relatively limited use in testing of other test materials, including tobacco-related products. As an ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 46

    Validation of an in vitro test battery to evaluate smokeless tobacco products

    HURTADO S.B.(1); LALLIER B.(1); TYDRICK C.(1); LIU Z.(2); GUMP J.(2); BISWAS K.(2); KWOK V.Y.(1); STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr(1)
    (1) Charles River Laboratories, Genetic and In Vitro Toxicology, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.; (2) Charles River Laboratories, Analytical Chemistry, Ashland, OH, U.S.A.
    Evaluating potential cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of smokeless tobacco products poses unique challenges for in vitro testing. Each product is a complex mixture of vegetable matter, and may include a packaging component as part of the final product. ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 44

    Validation and comparison of the neutral red uptake assay in BALB/c 3T3 and CHO-WBL cells

    HURTADO S.B; CALLUPE J.; MARTINEZ J.L.; SOOMER-JAMES J.; GROMER K.D.; KWOK V.Y.; FARABAUGH C.S.; STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr.
    Charles River Laboratories - Skokie, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.
    The neutral red uptake (NRU) assay is used to evaluate the cytotoxicity of a variety of chemicals, cigarette smoke fractions, e-liquids, medical devices, etc. in vitro. Charles River Laboratories-Skokie previously validated the NRU assay in BALB/c 3T3 ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 46

    Validation and comparison of the in vitro micronucleus assay in TK6 and CHO-WBL cells

    WELLS M.; LORENZ M.; SOOMER-JAMES J.; KAYE S.L.; GROMER K.D.; BHATTACHARYA R.; OCO K.R.; KWOK V.Y.; FARABAUGH C.S.; STANKOWSKI L.F. Jr.
    Charles River Laboratories - Skokie, Skokie, IL, U.S.A.
    The in vitro micronucleus (MN) assay is used to evaluate the potential clastogenicity and aneugenicity of a variety of chemicals and agents in vitro. Charles River Laboratories-Skokie previously validated the in vitro MN assay in TK6 cells, according to ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 014

    Analysis of isotopically labeled glycerol to measure exposure from e-cigarettes

    DIBBERN E.M.; KAFONEK C.J.; BROWN G.P.; DZERK A.M.; NACHI R.; NEWLAND K.E.; ISLAM R. (presented by Erika Pfaumiller)
    Celerion, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Electronic cigarettes (ecigs) have become a popular mode of nicotine ingestion. They are often promoted as being less harmful than traditional cigarettes, but research supporting that claim is incomplete. The main chemical components of ecigs are ...