Merja Lyytikäinen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Joensuu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Toxicity of freshwater sediments in the vicinity of an old sawmill: application of three bioassays
    M Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80110 Joensuu, Finland
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 40:318-26. 2001
  2. ncbi Environmental fate and bioavailability of wood preservatives in freshwater sediments near an old sawmill site
    M Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 44:341-50. 2001
  3. ncbi Bioavailability of sediment-associated PCDD/Fs and PCDEs: relative importance of contaminant and sediment characteristics and biological factors
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Environ Sci Technol 37:3926-34. 2003
  4. ncbi Similarities in bioaccumulation patterns of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans and polychlorinated diphenyl ethers in laboratory-exposed oligochaetes and semipermeable membrane devices and in field-collected chironomids
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2405-15. 2003
  5. ncbi Bioaccumulation and biotransformation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during sediment tests with oligochaetes (Lumbriculus variegatus)
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    University of Joensuu, Faculty of Biosciences, Finland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:2660-6. 2007
  6. ncbi Analysis of pesticides in water and sediment under different storage conditions using gas chromatography
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:437-44. 2003
  7. ncbi Dissolved organic matter in pore water of freshwater sediments: effects of separation procedure on quantity, quality and functionality
    Jarkko Akkanen
    Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 60:1608-15. 2005
  8. ncbi Trophic transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in a boreal lake ecosystem: testing of bioaccumulation models
    Kaisa Figueiredo
    Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 466:690-8. 2014

Collaborators

  • Jarkko Akkanen
  • R Juvonen
  • T Ristola
  • Kaisa Figueiredo
  • Matti T Leppänen
  • Kimmo Mäenpää
  • Mikko Kiljunen
  • Jussi V K Kukkonen
  • Hannu Koponen
  • Pertti J Martikainen
  • Christina Biasi

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Toxicity of freshwater sediments in the vicinity of an old sawmill: application of three bioassays
    M Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80110 Joensuu, Finland
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 40:318-26. 2001
    ..These results could not, however, be directly connected to any individual toxicant, nor did they show any obvious trend downstream from the mill...
  2. ncbi Environmental fate and bioavailability of wood preservatives in freshwater sediments near an old sawmill site
    M Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 44:341-50. 2001
    ..High concentration of arsenic in oligochaeta tissue was related to high concentration of arsenic in the pore water...
  3. ncbi Bioavailability of sediment-associated PCDD/Fs and PCDEs: relative importance of contaminant and sediment characteristics and biological factors
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Environ Sci Technol 37:3926-34. 2003
    ..g., feeding habits), while the physical-chemical nature of the process is emphasized for SPMDs...
  4. ncbi Similarities in bioaccumulation patterns of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans and polychlorinated diphenyl ethers in laboratory-exposed oligochaetes and semipermeable membrane devices and in field-collected chironomids
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2405-15. 2003
    ..The SPMDs were found to give good predictions of the PCDD/F concentrations of sediments and oligochaetes. For PCDEs, the estimates were slightly poorer, but still useful for preliminary concentration assessments...
  5. ncbi Bioaccumulation and biotransformation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during sediment tests with oligochaetes (Lumbriculus variegatus)
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    University of Joensuu, Faculty of Biosciences, Finland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:2660-6. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Analysis of pesticides in water and sediment under different storage conditions using gas chromatography
    Merja Lyytikäinen
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:437-44. 2003
    ..These samples remained stable for up to six weeks in the freezer, whereas sediment samples were stored for a month without a significant decrease in pesticide concentrations...
  7. ncbi Dissolved organic matter in pore water of freshwater sediments: effects of separation procedure on quantity, quality and functionality
    Jarkko Akkanen
    Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Chemosphere 60:1608-15. 2005
    ..The fact that the effects of separation procedure on DOM depend on the sediment characteristics complicates the comparison between samples and evaluation of functionality in field conditions...
  8. ncbi Trophic transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in a boreal lake ecosystem: testing of bioaccumulation models
    Kaisa Figueiredo
    Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 111, FIN 80101 Joensuu, Finland Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 466:690-8. 2014
    ..We suggest that these models can be optimised for different ecosystems and can be useful tools for estimating the bioaccumulation and environmental fate of PCBs. ..