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Sun, 05/19/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Zhiwei Xu, Hilary Bambrick, Laith Yakob, Gregor Devine, Francesca D. Frentiu, Rina Marina, Pandji Wibawa Dhewantara, Roy Nusa, R. Tedjo Sasmono, Wenbiao HuAbstractBackgroundAlthough the association between dengue in Bali, Indonesia, and imported dengue in Australia has been widely asserted, no study has quantified...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Monique Williams, Krassimir N. Bozhilov, Prue TalbotAbstractBackgroundSince their release in 2004, electronic cigarettes (ECs) and their atomizers have undergone significant evolution.ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the elemental/metal composition of atomizers in cartomizer and tank...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Akin Cayir, Timothy M. Barrow, Liqiong Guo, Hyang-Min ByunAbstractThe epitranscriptome comprises more than 100 forms of RNA modifications. Of these, N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is the most abundantform of RNA methylation, with roles in modulating mRNA transcript processing and regulation. The aims of the study...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 10 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Hyungjoo Kim, KeeSoo Nam, Sunhwa Oh, Seogho Son, Donghwan Jeon, Myung Chan Gye, Incheol ShinAbstractPhthalates are mainly used as binders and plasticizers in various industrial products including detergents, surfactants, waxes, paints, pharmaceuticals, food products, and cosmetics. However, they have been reported to...
Sun, 05/05/2019 - 01:16
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Chae-Jin Na, Sang-Hee Jo, Ki-Hyun Kim, Jong-Ryeul Sohn, Youn-Suk SonAbstractIn this research, the concentrations of six heavy metals (Zn, Pb, Ni, Fe, and Cr) in electronic cigarette (EC) solutions were determined to assess their association with EC use patterns. To this end, their contents were analyzed under three...
Wed, 05/01/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 29 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Antonio J. Signes-Pastor, Jesús Vioque, Eva M. Navarrete-Muñoz, Manus Carey, Miguel García-Villarino, Ana Fernández-Somoano, Adonina Tardón, Loreto Santa-Marina, Amaia Irizar, Maribel Casas, Mònica Guxens, Sabrina Llop, Raquel Soler-Blasco, Manoli García-de-la-Hera, Margaret R. Karagas, Andrew A. MehargAbstractEarly...
Wed, 04/24/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Di Zhao, Ana Navas-Acien, Vesna Ilievski, Vesna Slakovich, Pablo Olmedo, Bernat Adria-Mora, Arce Domingo-Relloso, Angela Aherrera, Norman J. Kleiman, Ana M. Rule, Markus HilpertAbstractBackgroundElectronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) generate aerosol containing metal contaminants. Our goals were to quantify aerosol...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 25 December 2018 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Herman J. Gibb, Aaron Barchowsky, David Bellinger, P. Michael Bolger, Clark Carrington, Arie H. Havelaar, Shilpi Oberoi, Yu Zang, Keri O’Leary, Brecht DevleesschauwerAbstractThe impact of foodborne metals on the burden of disease has been largely overlooked, in comparison to the attention on acute diseases...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Lina Casadó, Juan Pedro Arrebola, Andrés Fontalba, Araceli MuñozAbstractBackgroundHexachlorobenzene (HCB: C₆Cl₆) is a persistent, bioaccumulative chemical formerly used worldwide in pesticide mixtures but also produced as a by-product in the chemical and metallurgical industry. Despite current international...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Andreas Tornevi, Johan Sommar, Panu Rantakokko, Agneta Åkesson, Carolina Donat-Vargas, Hannu Kiviranta, Olov Rolandsson, Lars Rylander, Maria Wennberg, Ingvar A. BergdahlAbstractBackgroundPersistent organic pollutants (POPs) have been associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D), but causality is uncertain.ObjectiveWithin...
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019 Environmental ResearchAuthor(s): Jyotsana Mehta, Sarita Dhaka, Ashok K. Paul, Siddavattam Dayananda, Akash DeepAbstractThe hexahistidine-tagged organophosphorus hydrolase (OPH6His) has been immobilized on a Zr-MOF, namely UiO-66-NH2. The resulting enzyme-MOF composite was used as a carrier to facilitate the hydrolysis of an organophosphate...
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Sarita Alhan, Monika Nehra, Neeraj Dilbaghi, Nitin Kumar Singhal, Ki-Hyun Kim, Sandeep KumarAbstractNowadays, the pollution in water resources has become a major concern, both environmentally and in perspective of human health. The bioaccumulation of pollutants, especially heavy metal ions through the food chain, poses a...
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Vicente Mustieles, Maribel Casas, Patricia Ferrando-Marco, Olga Ocón-Hernández, Iris Reina-Pérez, Andrea Rodríguez-Carrillo, Fernando Vela-Soria, Rocío Pérez-Lobato, Eva María Navarrete-Muñoz, Carmen Freire, Nicolás Olea, Mariana F. FernándezAbstractIntroductionChildhood obesity is one of the most serious public health...
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Judy S. LaKind, Tyler Pollock, Daniel Q. Naiman, Sungroul Kim, Audra Nagasawa, Janine ClarkeAbstractIntroductionThe use of biomonitoring data as an indicator of national levels of human exposure to environmental chemicals has grown in importance and prevalence. Nationally representative urinary bisphenol A (BPA) data are now...
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Martí Nadal, Montse Mari, Marta Schuhmacher, José L. DomingoAbstractThe concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) were analyzed in 40 plasma samples of individuals living in zones under potential influence of the emissions of a hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) (Tarragona County,...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Nathália R. dos Santos, Juliana L.G. Rodrigues, Matheus J. Bandeira, Ana Laura dos S. Anjos, Cecília de Freitas S. Araújo, Luis Fernando.F. Adan, José A. Menezes-FilhoAbstractIt has been suggested that manganese (Mn) plays a fundamental role in the reproductive system through interference with the regulation of the secretion...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Aaron J. Specht, Aisha S. Dickerson, Marc G. WeisskopfAbstractBackgroundBone lead measured via x-ray fluorescence (XRF) has been used for decades in health studies. A portable XRF device for bone lead measurement is gaining in popularity for its ease of use and shorter measurement times. Previous XRF devices have measured...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Sarah E. Rothenberg, Carol L. Wagner, Bashir ‎Hamidi, Alexander V. Alekseyenko, M. Andrea Azcarate-PerilAbstractObjectiveGut microorganisms contribute to the metabolism of environmental toxicants, including methylmercury (MeHg). Our main objective was to investigate whether associations between biomarkers for prenatal MeHg...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Stepan Boitsov, Bjørn Einar Grøsvik, Guri Nesje, Ketil Malde, Jarle KlungsøyrAbstractLiver samples of two gadoid species, Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), sampled in the southern Barents Sea in the period 1992–2015, were studied for the levels of six types of persistent organic pollutants (...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Prachi Kulkarni, Greg A. Raspanti, Anthony Q. Bui, Rhodel N. Bradshaw, Kalmia E. Kniel, Pei C. Chiu, Manan Sharma, Amir Sapkota, Amy R. SapkotaAbstractIrrigation with reclaimed water is increasing in areas that lack access to, and infrastructure for, high-level treatment and distribution. Antimicrobial residues are known to...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Donghoon Ro, Hoda Shafaghat, Seong-Ho Jang, Hyung Won Lee, Sang-Chul Jung, Jungho Jae, Jin Sun Cha, Young-Kwon ParkAbstractLignocellulosic biomass is an abundant renewable energy source that can be converted into various liquid fuels via thermochemical processes such as pyrolysis. Pyrolysis is a thermal decomposition method,...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Clark Carrington, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Herman J. Gibb, P. Michael BolgerAbstractLead is a ubiquitous dietary contaminant that occurs in food because of natural and anthropogenic sources and pathways of exposure. Lead adversely affects a number of tissues and organ systems and the severity of effect on each is dependent on...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Kyung-Shin Lee, Young Ah Lee, Yun Jeong Lee, Choong ho Shin, Youn-Hee Lim, Yun-Chul HongAbstractBackgroundPyrethroid pesticides are reported to be the most commonly used residential insecticides worldwide. We aimed to investigate the relationship between prenatal and postnatal 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA) concentrations, and...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Monica K. Silver, Jie Shao, Mingyan Li, Chai Ji, Minjian Chen, Yankai Xia, Betsy Lozoff, John D. MeekerAbstractIntroductionDespite widespread use, many herbicides and fungicides are not well studied for neurological effects. Fetal and infant brains are rapidly developing, yet the effects of early-life exposure to these...
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Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Yi-Xin Wang, Chong Liu, Ying-Jun Chen, Peng Duan, Qi Wang, Chao Chen, Yang Sun, Li-Li Huang, Liang Wang, Chen Chen, Jin Li, Song-Hua Ai, Zhen Huang, Li Sun, Zhen-Zhen Wan, An Pan, Tian-Qing Meng, Wen-Qing LuAbstractBlood trihalomethanes (THMs) and urinary haloacetic acids (HAAs) are the leading candidate biomarkers for...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Douglas I. Walker, M. Elizabeth Marder, Yukiko Yano, Metrecia Terrell, Yongliang Liang, Dana Boyd Barr, Gary W. Miller, Dean P. Jones, Michele Marcus, Kurt D. PennellAbstractAlthough polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls are no longer manufactured the United States, biomonitoring in human populations show...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Jessica R. Shoaff, Antonia M. Calafat, Susan L. Schantz, Susan A. KorrickAbstractBackgroundStudies suggest that exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including phthalates, phenols, and parabens may influence childhood behavior, but the relationship during adolescence has not been assessed.ObjectiveWe investigated...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Therese Haugdahl Nøst, Vivian Berg, Linda Hanssen, Charlotta Rylander, Eric Gaudreau, Pierre Dumas, Knut Breivik, Torkjel M. SandangerAbstractBackgroundHuman biomonitoring studies have demonstrated decreasing concentrations of many persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in years after emission peaks.ObjectivesTo describe time...
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Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Joseph M. Braun, Nan Li, Tye E. Arbuckle, Linda Dodds, Isabelle Massarelli, William D. Fraser, Bruce P. Lanphear, Gina MuckleAbstractBackgroundBisphenol A (BPA) is a high production volume chemical and because of its use in many consumer products, exposure is ubiquitous. Gestational BPA exposure has been associated with...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Joseph Haymaker, Manan Sharma, Salina Parveen, Fawzy Hashem, Eric B. May, Eric T. Handy, Chanelle White, Cheryl East, Rhodel Bradshaw, Shirley A. Micallef, Mary Theresa Callahan, Sarah Allard, Brienna Anderson, Shani Craighead, Samantha Gartley, Adam Vanore, Kalmia E. Kniel, Sultana Solaiman, Anthony Bui, Rianna...
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Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Channah M. Rock, Natalie Brassill, Jessica L. Dery, Dametreea Carr, Jean E. McLain, Kelly R. Bright, Charles P. GerbaAbstractQuestions related to the safety of alternative water sources, such as recycled water or reclaimed water (including grey water, produced water, return flows, and recycled wastewater), for produce...
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Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Mayhah R. Suri, Jessica L. Dery, Joanne Pérodin, Natalie Brassill, Xin He, Samantha Ammons, Megan E. Gerdes, Channah Rock, Rachel E. Rosenberg GoldsteinAbstractWater is a key resource for agricultural production in the United States. Due to projected changes in water availability across the country, long-term sustainability...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Govinda Bhandari, Paul Zomer, Kishor Atreya, Hans G.J. Mol, Xiaomei Yang, Violette GeissenAbstractWe conducted this study in order to assess the pesticide residues in vegetables and examine the related human health risk. Therefore, residues of 23 pesticides (organophosphates, organochlorines, acaricides, fungicides, and...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 16:31
Publication date: May 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 172Author(s): Levon Manukyan, Linda Dunder, P. Monica Lind, Peter Bergsten, Margareta H. LejonklouAbstractBackgroundIn children with obesity, accentuated insulin secretion has been coupled with development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical with endocrine- and metabolism-disrupting properties which can be...
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Irmina Maria Michalek, Jan Ivar Martinsen, Elisabete Weiderpass, Johnni Hansen, Pär Sparen, Laufey Tryggvadottir, Eero PukkalaAbstractObjectivesTo determine whether occupational exposure to heavy metals (chromium (VI), iron, nickel, lead) and welding fumes is associated with the risk of kidney cancer and to describe whether...
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Bu-Yeo Kim, Minjeong Kim, Ji Seong Jeong, Sun-Ha Jee, Il-Hyun Park, Byung-Chul Lee, Sun-Ku Chung, Kyung-Min Lim, Yun-Sil LeeAbstractBisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic monomer commonly included in the daily products, has a structure similar to the estrogen receptor agonist. Therefore BPA has been anticipated to interfere with the...
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Zhiyuan Meng, Dezhen Wang, Wan Liu, Ruisheng Li, Sen Yan, Ming Jia, Luyao Zhang, Zhiqiang Zhou, Wentao ZhuAbstractBisphenol S (BPS), a substitute of bisphenol A (BPA), is widely used for manufacturing different polymers. Due to its wide range of applications, BPS has been frequently detected in the foodstuffs, environment...
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Claire. M. Marik, Brienna Anderson-Coughlin, Samantha Gartley, Shani Craighead, Rhodel Bradshaw, Prachi Kulkarni, Manan Sharma, Kalmia E. KnielAbstractThe use of surface and recycled water sources for irrigation can reduce demand on critical groundwater resources. Treatment or mitigation may be necessary for the use of these...
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Soisungwan Satarug, David A. Vesey, Muneko Nishijo, Werawan Ruangyuttikarn, Glenda C. GobeAbstractUrinary β2-microgroblin (β2-MG) excretion levels above 300 μg/g creatinine are used to indicate defective tubular reabsorption. Arguably, increased urinary β2-MG excretion could also reflect glomerular filtration rate decline....
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Joanna Burger, David Mizrahi, Christian Jeitner, Nellie Tsipoura, Jason Mobley, Michael GochfeldAbstractIdentifying animals as sentinels for humans and other animal species is an excellent method for understanding exposure to environmental contamination at different times and places. Shorebirds are useful sentinels because...
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Publication date: June 2019 Environmental Research, Volume 173Author(s): Lori A. HoepnerAbstractThere is significant evidence of globally ubiquitous prenatal exposures to bisphenol A (BPA). Childhood obesity as an epidemic has been a global concern for over a decade. Experimental models and epidemiological evidence suggest that BPA may act as an obesogen during adipogenesis. Results from stem...