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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 12

    Puff resolved determination of selected constituents in the aerosol of commercially available tobacco heating products using photoionisation mass spectrometry

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Commercially available tobacco heating products (THPs) are somehow hybrids between conventional cigarettes and e-cigarettes, as tobacco material is not burnt, but heated. Although the first THPs were coal heated and launched decades ago, currently ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 43

    On-line puff resolved analysis of cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapour and vapour of tobacco heating products

    ZIMMERMANN R.(1); EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(1); WALTE A.(2)
    (1) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany; (2) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany
    Photo ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (PI-TOFMS) has been established for on-line analysis of complex gas mixtures. Cigarette smoke, e cigarette vapour and the vapour of tobacco heating products provide good examples for such complex gas ...
  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 45

    Time and spatially resolved in-situ temperature and pressure measurements with soft ionisation mass spectrometry inside a burning superslim cigarette. Part II – thermochemical mapping

    EHLERT S.(1,3); CUI Huapeng.(2); HEIDE J.(3); XIE Fuwei(2); DENG Nan(2); LIU Chuan(4); McADAM K.(4); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(3)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (3) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany; (4) British American Tobacco, R&D Centre, Southampton, U.K.
    Superslim cigarettes are an increasingly popular category of cigarettes in China. Accurate measurements of key thermophysical and thermochemical parameters in superslim cigarettes is essential for mechanistic understanding of pyrolysis processes, thermal ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 62

    Immune functions are perturbed to a greater extent with smoking rather than moist snuff use

    TRAN Q.T.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); JOHNSON E.(3); LIU Gang(1); PRASAD G.L.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (3) University of North Carolina, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Existing epidemiological data suggest moist snuff consumption is generally associated with reduced health risks relative to ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 49

    Vacuum photoionisation TOF-MS as technique to analyze complex gas mixtures on-line and in real time

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Within the last few years e cigarettes and other new smoking/vaping products have become more and more commonly used. There are two general ionization techniques that are covered by vacuum Photo-Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass-Spectrometry (PI-TOFMS). On ...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 066

    Distinct gene expression changes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells exposed to combustible versus non-combustible tobacco product preparations

    TRAN N.Q.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); MADAHIAN B.(3); HOMAYOUNI R.(3); PRASAD G.L.(1)
    (1) RAI Services, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (3) Quire Inc., Memphis, TN, USA
    Cigarette smoking exerts diverse physiological effects including immune suppression. Existing epidemiological data show that consumption of smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff, is less harmful relative to smoking. We previously demonstrated ...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 080

    Differential gene expression and functional responses in peripheral blood mononuclear cells pretreated with combustible and non-combustible tobacco products

    TRAN Q.T.(1); ARIMILLI S.(2); LIU Gang(1); MAKENA P.(1); PRASAD G.L.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Chronic smoking is known to alter immune responses, which compromises tumor surveillance and host defense against microbial infections. We previously showed that smokers (SMK) exhibit distinct peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) gene expression ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 20

    Single and resonance enhanced multi photon ionization mass spectrometry for the investigation of product use behaviour of e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Over the last few years, e-cigarettes and other innovative smoking/vaping products have become more and more commonly used. Whereas most manufacturers increase the safety and reliability of their products, there are consumers modifying devices in an ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 44

    Investigation of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in smoke by application of an online photo ionisation mass spectrometry

    EHLERT S.(1,2); HEIDE J.(2); WALTE A.(1); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (2) University of Rostock, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Rostock, Germany
    Photoionisation time of flight mass spectrometry (PI-TOFMS) is well suited for online characterisation of tobacco smoke. Depending on the photoionisation method (single photon ionisation, SPI or resonance-enhanced multiphoton ionisation, REMPI) smoke ...