Utilization of a whole smoke exposure system for the comparison of mainstream cigarette smoke, gas vapor phase and tar mutagenicity

March 15, 2012

March 11-15, 2012; Poster #1843

Robert D. Leverette

Life Sciences, A.W. Spears Research Center, Lorillard Tobacco Company, Greensboro, NC 27405, USA


This study was conducted to optimize smoke exposure procedures, measure the mutagenicity of mainstream cigarette whole smoke, the gas vapor phase and wet total particulate matter (WTPM) as determined by the Ames Assay.

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