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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 09

    Evaluation of Mycorrhiza and P.G.P.R. (Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria) treatment on Italian dark-fired tobacco growing and curing

    DI GIACOMO M.; CIARAVOLO S.; PARENTE D.
    British American Tobacco Italia, R&D, Naples, Italy
    There is increasing pressure on tobacco producers worldwide to grow their crops according to Good Agricultural Practices (abatement and control of phytochemicals in tobacco and the environment, soil and natural resource conservation) and to reduce TSNA ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 07

    Gas Chromatographic Mass Spectrometric determination of Toscano cigar extracts aroma and characterization of their odor profiles by GC-Olfactometric techniques

    MODESTIA F.; CIARAVOLO S.; GENOVESE A.; PARENTE D.; MOIO L.
    British American Tobacco Italia, R&D, Naples, Italy
    A comparative study was carried out on the volatile constituents of two brands of cigars: Antico Toscano and Toscanello. Fifty-six volatile compounds were identified using High Resolution Gas Chromatography (HRGC) and HRGC-Mass Spectrometry. The volatile ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 29

    Biomonitoring of nicotine and cotinine in saliva to assess human smoke exposure: a new validated analytical methodology

    PIERRI E.; CIARAVOLO S.; GIONTI M.; LIONETTI G.; NUNZIATA A.
    British American Tobacco Italia, R&D, Naples, Italy
    Nicotine, the most important tobacco alkaloid, is quickly metabolized in humans. Cotinine is the main metabolite of nicotine and it is obtained by oxidation of the pyrrolidine ring. The presence of nicotine, cotinine and other metabolites in biological ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPT 30

    Determination of NNAL in smokers' urine by LC-MS/MS: a comparison of sample preparation procedures

    MOLA M.; CIARAVOLO S.; LIONETTI G.; NUNZIATA A.
    British American Tobacco Italia, R&D, Naples, Italy
    4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) is a potent pulmonary carcinogen in rodents and may play a significant role as a cause of lung cancer in smokers. NNK uptake can be quantified by the analysis of two of its metabolites in urine, NNAL ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2005, SSPTPOST 06

    Volatile nitrosamines in cigarette smoke: a new sampling and analytical method

    MODESTIA F.; CIARAVOLO S.; LIONETTI G.; NAPPI L.; NUNZIATA A.
    British American Tobacco Italia, R&D, Naples, Italy
    Volatile nitrosamines (VNAs) in cigarette smoke are formed from decarboxylation of N-nitrosoaminoacids or pyrolitic nitrosation of secondary amines. Previous studies show that the levels of VNAs are much higher in sidestream smoke than mainstream smoke. ...