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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. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 20

    The influence of storage conditions and packaging on acetic acid generation in cellulose acetate fibers

    TATUM C.E.; WILSON S.A.; CASPER R.G.; PEARCE M.J.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, U.S.A.
    The cellulose acetate polymer used in cigarette filters is made by acetylating wood pulp with acetic anhydride. One advantage of this modified natural polymer is that it readily degrades by multiple mechanisms. While the ultimate products are carbon ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 07

    Comparison of the cerulean e-cigarette pressure drop testing instrument to the ces 508 cigarette pressure drop and ventilation tester unit for electronic cigarettes, conventional tobacco burning cigarettes, and filter tips

    AVANTS K.W.(1); WILSON S.A.(2); CLARK J.(1)
    (1) Liggett Group, LLC, Mebane, NC USA; (2) Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN USA
    The pressure drop or “resistance to draw” of cigarettes and cigarette-like products is a prominent experience for consumers. This poster is a comparison of two commercial instruments with different approaches to measuring pressure drop. The instruments ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, PT 01

    Photodegradability testing of cellulose acetate filters – outdoor weathering vs. accelerated weathering

    STEACH J.K.; FISHER JONES D.
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, USA
    Degradation testing in the laboratory is based on understanding a material’s exposure to specific environmental forces, which can play a key role in the mechanisms of degradation. Cellulose acetate filters can be degraded by various environmental forces, ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...