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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 01

    In vitro biological safety evaluation of cigarette smoke

    CHEN Xi(1,2); SHEN Y.(1,2); CHEN Hongyu(1,2); LIU F.(1,2); QI H.(3); JIMIN S.(3); TIMKO M.(4); FAN L.(1,2)
    (1) Research Center for Air Pollution and Health, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (2) Institute of Bioinformatics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (3) Department of Pathology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China; (4) Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.
    Traditionally, toxicological evaluation of cigarette smoke has focused on the harmful chemical content of smoke. Harm-reduced cigarettes should not only refer to these chemical compounds, but also to the degree of the effect of whole smoke on human cells. ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 57

    Alterations in human bronchial epithelial cell transcriptomes following exposure to mainstream smoke from tobacco and non-tobacco cigarettes

    TIMKO M.P.; WOLKOWICZ M.J.; KOTOVA T.
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Increased public awareness of the health risks associated with smoking has led to the development of numerous products aimed at promoting smoking cessation by purportedly reducing nicotine addiction and the harmful effects of tobacco smoke exposure. Using ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 58

    RNA-seq analysis of alterations in human bronchial epithelial cell transcriptomes following exposure to electronic (e)-cigarette vapors

    TIMKO M.P.; WOLKOWICZ M.J.; KOTOVA T.; HOLBY S.N.
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Increased public awareness and governmental concern of the health risks associated with smoking has led to the development of products aimed at reducing the harmful effects of tobacco smoke exposure and potentially promoting smoking cessation. Electronic ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2010, 64, abstr. 02

    Functional genomics approaches to harm reduction in tobacco products

    TIMKO M.P.; RUSHTON P.J.; BOKOWIEC M.T.; ZHANG Hongbo
    University of Virginia, Dept. of Biology, Charlottesville, VA, USA; South Dakota State University, Dept. of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD, USA
    There is overwhelming evidence that the use of tobacco products plays a major role in the pathogenesis of lung and oral cancers, cardiovascular disease, COPD, and a variety of other human diseases. In the absence of complete elimination of their use, a ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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: ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, A 06

    New research concerning the production of tobacco seedlings in Romania using the float system with trays

    MILITARU D.C.; PAUNESCU A.D.; DIMA A.; COMAN E.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The float system with trays was first tested in Romania in 1992, knowing its numerous advantages regarding the quality of the tobacco seedlings produced and the shortening of the obtaining period. After 1997, systematic research was conducted at the ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, AP 12

    Progress achieved in the breeding of semi-oriental tobacco in Romania

    NASTASE I.; PAUNESCU M.; PAUNESCU A.D.; CIUPERCA A.; STROESCU M.; IOAN C.; ISPAS F.
    Central Research Station for Tobacco Culture and Industrialization, Bucharest, Romania.
    The Romanian semi-oriental tobacco (Ghimpati) is considered to be the most typical native tobacco, having specific qualitative, physical-chemical, aroma, taste and smoking characteristics. The research conducted upon the semi-oriental biological material ...