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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2013, 67, abstr. 07

    Benzo[a]pyrene in tobacco products by ultra-pressure liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection using its deuterated analog as an internal standard.

    Arista Laboratories, Inc., Richmond, VA, USA
    Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a group 1 carcinogen. BaP is formed as a product of incomplete combustion and is found in tobacco smoke as well as...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, SSPTPOST 29

    An improved method for the determination of selected humectants in tobacco products

    Arista Laboratories, Richmond, VA, USA
    Humectants are an important class of compounds applied to tobacco primarily for the improvement of hydroscopic properties and to act as a carrier for flavor components. For the purposes of this study, we focused on the most prevalent humectants used,...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 04

    Past, present and future approaches for reducing cadmium content in tobacco leaves

    MANOHAR M.(1,2); SHIGAKI T.(3); SHIGAKI L.(3);HIRSCHI K.D.(1,2)
    (1) United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; (2) Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; (3) Papua New Guinea National Agricultural Research Institute, Papua, New Guinea
    Contamination of soils by heavy metals such as cadmium is of great concern for global agricultural practices and human health. To overcome the toxic effects of heavy metals, plants have evolved various mechanisms such as reduced intake of toxic...