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  1. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 33

    Accurate and reproducible dispensing of patterned picoliter quantities of tobacco extract onto apical surfaces of human 3D reconstructed airway tissues

    BEHRSING H.(1); SADOWSKI N.(1); CONSTANT S.(2); HUANG S.(2); RAABE H.(1)
    (1) Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.; (2) Epithelix Sàrl, Geneva, Switzerland
    There is an increasing need for researchers to understand the dynamic aspects of inhaled tobacco product exposure. Exposure-induced events can cause respiratory irritation, sensitisation, and other events that may lead to severe pulmonary disease. ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 109

    3d reconstructed human airway models: effect of acclimation conditions on biomarker and inflammatory response following tissue challenge

    BEHRSING H.; RAABE H.A.; SHEEHAN D.W.; SLY E.A.; CURREN R.D.
    Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Gaithersburg, MD USA
    Human reconstructed, 3-dimensional (3D) airway tissues present researchers with organotypic models that consist of heterogenous cell types that more accurately reflect the pulmonary airway in vivo. These in vitro models are now increasingly applied to ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 15

    Evaluation of the EpiOral™ reconstructed human oral buccal tissue model as a testing platform for determining the oral irritation potential of tobacco products

    RAABE H.; BARNES N.; HILBERER A.
    Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.
    There is an increasing need by the tobacco industry to evaluate the oral/buccal irritation potential of tobacco products both to support product development goals and for sound product stewardship. The use of in vitro human cell and tissue-based test ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 05

    The use of precision-cut lung slices to assess inflammation, parenchymal damage, and collagen deposition: three markers of tobacco exposure-induced pulmonary toxicity

    BEHRSING H.P.
    Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA) gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) broad authority to regulate tobacco products. The FDA-Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) calls for several research priority areas, including in vitro ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, A 02

    Decision support system for soil fertility and water quality - evaluation in FCV tobacco- growing zones of India

    KRISHNAMURTHY V.; RAVISANKAR H.; DEO SINGH K.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    Information Technology has become an integral part of our day-to-day life. In agriculture, computers are extensively used to disseminate the information on soils, water, climatic conditions, pest and disease management and one such information system is ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, AP 12

    Integrated Pest Management module for insect pests of tobacco in India

    SREEDHAR U.; SITARAMAIAH S.; VENKATESWARLU P.; DEO SINGH K.; NAGESWARARAO S.
    Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI), Rajahmundry (A.P.) India
    India is one of the major tobacco producing countries in the world. Tobacco is prone to infestation by various pests. In India caterpillar, Spodoptera litura; ground beetle; Mesomorphus villager; stemborer, Scrobipalpa heliopa; budworm, Helicoverpa ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, APOST 04

    A new Romanian flue-cured cultivar : Virginia 177

    CIUPERCA A.; PAUNESCU M.; PAUNESCU A.D.; BOLD I.; DUMITRASCU P.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The improvement of the chemical and industrial quality of Virginia tobacco in Romania represents the main objective for those involved in tobacco research, production and industrialization. The most important way to achieve this objective is the change of ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Kyoto, 2004, PPOST 06

    The prevention of TSWV attack in the Burley fields in Romania

    STANESCU V.; PAUNESCU A.D.; DIMA A.; PAUNESCU M.; BURCEA A.M.; SANISLAV N.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The Burley cultivars are very sensitive to virosis, in general, and to TSWV, in particular.Yield and quality of the obtained tobacco largely depend on the prevention of this virus, and this is managed by the chemical control of Thrips tabaci Lind., the ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, A 04

    The influence of the physiologically active substances and of the natural bioregulators on tobacco seed, seedlings and plants

    DIMA A.; PAUNESCU A.D.; PAUNESCU M.; CIUPERCA A.; MILITARU D.C.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The goal of the research was to improve the germination of tobacco seeds in order to obtain a healthy, vigorous, uniform seedling, ready to be transplanted in the shortest time. For the tobacco seed, cultivar Baragan 132, the following variants were used: ...