Kshitish Chandra Saha

Summary

Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and reliability of arsenic field testing kits: are the million dollar screening projects effective or not?
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India
    Environ Sci Technol 36:5385-94. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Arsenic exposure through groundwater to the rural and urban population in the Allahabad-Kanpur track in the upper Ganga plain
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Monit 11:1455-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Status of groundwater arsenic contamination in the state of West Bengal, India: a 20-year study report
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Mol Nutr Food Res 53:542-51. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Groundwater arsenic contamination and its health effects in the Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Monit 6:74N-83N. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Additional danger of arsenic exposure through inhalation from burning of cow dung cakes laced with arsenic as a fuel in arsenic affected villages in Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain
    Arup Pal
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Monit 9:1067-70. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Arsenic toxicity from homeopathic treatment
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 41:963-7. 2003
  7. pmc Arsenic groundwater contamination in Middle Ganga Plain, Bihar, India: a future danger?
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1194-201. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of arsenicosis
    Kshitish Chandra Saha
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:255-72. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Murshidabad--one of the nine groundwater arsenic-affected districts of West Bengal, India. Part II: dermatological, neurological, and obstetric findings
    Subhash Chandra Mukherjee
    Department of Neurology, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:835-48. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Status of groundwater arsenic contamination and human suffering in a Gram Panchayet (cluster of villages) in Murshidabad, one of the nine arsenic affected districts in West Bengal, India
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India
    J Water Health 3:283-96. 2005

Collaborators

  • Dipankar Chakraborti
  • Bhaskar Das
  • Tarit Roychowdhury
  • Dipankar Das
  • Gautam Samanta
  • Abul Hasnat Milton
  • A Hussam
  • Shoko Oshikawa
  • Mrinal Kumar Sengupta
  • Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
  • Sad Ahamed
  • Bishwajit Nayak
  • Amitava Mukherjee
  • Dilip Lodh
  • M Amir Hossain
  • Uttam Kumar Chowdhury
  • Arup Pal
  • Subhash Chandra Mukherjee
  • Ajoy Kishore Barua
  • Shymapada Pati
  • Imrul Kaies
  • Quazi Quamruzzaman
  • Md Amir Hossain
  • Shyamal Kanti Palit
  • Shyamapada Pati
  • Garga Chatterjee
  • Chitta Ranjan Chanda
  • Debapriya Mondal
  • Subhas Chandra Mukherjee
  • Rathindra Nath Dutta
  • Khondaker Abdul Asad
  • Mrinal K Sengupta
  • Shibtosh Roy
  • Madan Mohan Roy
  • Shankar Prasad De
  • Arijit Ghosh
  • Sumana Maity
  • Adreesh Mukherjee
  • Saiful Kabir
  • Salim Morshed
  • A B Goswami
  • Abu Zafar
  • M Mahmuder Rahman
  • Selina Akhter Banu
  • Bishwajit Nayakl
  • Tanzima Islam
  • Amitava Mukherjeel
  • Rishiji Srivastava
  • Bimal K Roy
  • Subhir Kumar Dulta
  • Rabindra Nath Dutta
  • Niladri Roy
  • Amir Hossain
  • Masanori Ando
  • Mohammad M Rahman
  • Md A Hossain
  • Subhash C Mukherjee
  • Tarit Roy Chowdhury
  • Hiroshi Tokunaga
  • Badal Kumar Mandal
  • Bhajan K Biswas
  • Biswajit Nayak
  • Rabindra N Dutta
  • Gautam Kumar Basu
  • Uttam K Chowdhury
  • Md Tofizur Rahman
  • Md Selim
  • S M Shahidullah
  • Debapriyo Mukherjee
  • DilipChanda Chitta Ranjan Lodh

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and reliability of arsenic field testing kits: are the million dollar screening projects effective or not?
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India
    Environ Sci Technol 36:5385-94. 2002
    ..Millions of dollars are being spent without scientific validation of the field kit method. Facts and figures demand improved, environmentally friendly laboratory techniques to produce reliable data...
  2. doi request reprint Arsenic exposure through groundwater to the rural and urban population in the Allahabad-Kanpur track in the upper Ganga plain
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Monit 11:1455-9. 2009
    ..5-40 m) without knowing that these are arsenic contaminated...
  3. doi request reprint Status of groundwater arsenic contamination in the state of West Bengal, India: a 20-year study report
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Mol Nutr Food Res 53:542-51. 2009
    ..Regional variability is dependent on sub-surface geology. In the arsenic-affected flood plain of the river Ganga, the crisis is not having too little water to satisfy our needs, it is the crisis of managing the water...
  4. ncbi request reprint Groundwater arsenic contamination and its health effects in the Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Monit 6:74N-83N. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Additional danger of arsenic exposure through inhalation from burning of cow dung cakes laced with arsenic as a fuel in arsenic affected villages in Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain
    Arup Pal
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Monit 9:1067-70. 2007
    ..2 ng arsenic per day through direct inhalation, of which 464.8 ng could be absorbed in respiratory tract...
  6. ncbi request reprint Arsenic toxicity from homeopathic treatment
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 41:963-7. 2003
    ..Homeopathic medicine is commonly believed to be relatively harmless. However, treatment with improperly used homeopathic preparations may be dangerous...
  7. pmc Arsenic groundwater contamination in Middle Ganga Plain, Bihar, India: a future danger?
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1194-201. 2003
    ..The possibility of contaminated groundwater at other sites in the Middle and Upper Ganga Plain merits investigation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of arsenicosis
    Kshitish Chandra Saha
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:255-72. 2003
    ..Non arsenical causes of diffuse melanosis, spotted melanosis or leucomelanosis and localized or generalized keratosis can be clinically differentiated from arsenicosis by absence of pigmentation and keratosis in palms/soles...
  9. ncbi request reprint Murshidabad--one of the nine groundwater arsenic-affected districts of West Bengal, India. Part II: dermatological, neurological, and obstetric findings
    Subhash Chandra Mukherjee
    Department of Neurology, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:835-48. 2005
    ..To understand the severity of related health effects of chronic arsenic exposure in West Bengal, a detailed 3-year study was carried out in Murshidabad, one of the nine arsenic-affected districts in West Bengal...
  10. ncbi request reprint Status of groundwater arsenic contamination and human suffering in a Gram Panchayet (cluster of villages) in Murshidabad, one of the nine arsenic affected districts in West Bengal, India
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India
    J Water Health 3:283-96. 2005
    ..Proper watershed management and economical utilization of available surface water resources along with the villagers' participation is urgently required to combat the present arsenic crisis...
  11. ncbi request reprint The magnitude of arsenic contamination in groundwater and its health effects to the inhabitants of the Jalangi--one of the 85 arsenic affected blocks in West Bengal, India
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India
    Sci Total Environ 338:189-200. 2005
    ..Cases of Bowen's disease and cancer have been identified among adults who also show arsenical skin lesions and children in this block are also seriously affected. Obstetric examinations were also carried out in this block...
  12. ncbi request reprint Murshidabad--one of the nine groundwater arsenic-affected districts of West Bengal, India. Part I: magnitude of contamination and population at risk
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:823-34. 2005
    ..The district covers an area of 5324 km2 with a population of 5.3 million...
  13. ncbi request reprint Arsenic groundwater contamination and sufferings of people in North 24-Parganas, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal, India
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:25-59. 2003
    ..A followup study indicates that many of the victims suffering from severe arsenical skin lesions for several years are now suffering from cancer or have already died of cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropathy in arsenic toxicity from groundwater arsenic contamination in West Bengal, India
    Subhash Chandra Mukherjee
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:165-83. 2003
    ..Outcome in neuropathic patients of arsenicosis and long term toxic neurologic effects yet unexplored and unknown remain as matters of future concern requiring close monitoring...
  15. ncbi request reprint An eight-year study report on arsenic contamination in groundwater and health effects in Eruani village, Bangladesh and an approach for its mitigation
    Sad Ahamed
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:129-41. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Arsenic groundwater contamination and its health effects in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) in upper and middle Ganga plain, India: a severe danger
    Sad Ahamed
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India
    Sci Total Environ 370:310-22. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Groundwater arsenic contamination in the Ganga-Padma-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain of India and Bangladesh
    Mrinal K Sengupta
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Arch Environ Health 58:701-2. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Arsenic in the breast milk of lactating women in arsenic-affected areas of West Bengal, India and its effect on infants
    Gautam Samanta
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42:1815-25. 2007
    ..PCA showed the age-dependent relationship between the hair and nail arsenic concentrations of the mothers and their babies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Arsenic: environmental and health aspects with special reference to groundwater in South Asia. Foreword
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:xi-xv. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Arsenic contamination in groundwater: a global perspective with emphasis on the Asian scenario
    Amitava Mukherjee
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, West Bengal, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:142-63. 2006
    ..Along with the present situation in severely-affected countries in Asia, such as Bangladesh, India, and China, recent instances from Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Cambodia, etc. are presented...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ineffectiveness and poor reliability of arsenic removal plants in West Bengal, India
    M Amir Hossain
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4300-6. 2005
    ..In this study, we also analyzed urine samples from villagers in the TP project area and found that 82% of the samples contained arsenic above the normal limit...
  22. doi request reprint Health effects of groundwater fluoride contamination
    Bishwajit Nayak
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 47:292-5. 2009
    ..The people in Berhait block, Sahibganj district, Jharkhand state, India, have been exposed chronically to fluoridecontaminated groundwater. Hereby, we report the clinical effects of chronic exposure to fluoride...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pattern of excretion of arsenic compounds [arsenite, arsenate, MMA(V), DMA(V)] in urine of children compared to adults from an arsenic exposed area in Bangladesh
    Uttam Kumar Chowdhury
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:87-113. 2003
    ..Thus from these results we may infer that children retain less arsenic in their body than adults. This may also explain why children do not show skin lesions compared to adults when both are drinking same contaminated water...
  24. ncbi request reprint Arsenic burden from cooked rice in the populations of arsenic affected and nonaffected areas and Kolkata City in West-Bengal, India
    Arup Pal
    School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India
    Environ Sci Technol 43:3349-55. 2009
    ..Our study indicated that employing traditional rice cooking method as followed in Bengal delta and using water having arsenic <3 microg L(-1) for cooking, actual exposure to arsenic from rice would be much less...
  25. doi request reprint Tissue specific expression of potent insecticidal, Allium sativum leaf agglutinin (ASAL) in important pulse crop, chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) to resist the phloem feeding Aphis craccivora
    Dipankar Chakraborti
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Genetics, Bose Institute, P1 12 C I T Scheme VII M, Kolkata, 700054, India
    Transgenic Res 18:529-44. 2009
    ..Thus, through unique approach of phloem specific expression of novel insecticidal lectin (ASAL), aphid resistance has been successfully achieved in chickpea...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comment on "limited temporal variability of arsenic concentrations in 20 wells monitored for 3 years in Araihazar, Bangladesh"
    Mrinal Kumar Sengupta
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1714-5; author reply 1718-20. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Arsenic contamination of Ronphibun residents associated with uses of arsenic-contaminated shallow-well water other than drinking
    Shoko Oshikawa
    Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42:1753-61. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Are some animals more equal than others?
    Amitava Mukherjee
    Toxicology 208:165-9. 2005
  29. pmc Arsenic contamination of groundwater and its health impact on residents in a village in West Bengal, India
    Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA 5095, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 83:49-57. 2005
    ..The contamination could be brought under control by increasing community awareness of the dangers and implementing proper watershed management techniques that involve local people...
  30. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and other elements in hair, nails, and skin-scales of arsenic victims in West Bengal, India
    Gautam Samanta
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, N 107 Engineering Bldg 1, Houston, TX 77204 4003, USA
    Sci Total Environ 326:33-47. 2004
    ..This study reveals that in the arsenic-affected areas of WB, the concentrations of other toxic elements in drinking water and foodstuff should be monitored to evaluate the arsenic poisoning...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Reliability of a commercial kit to test groundwater for arsenic in Bangladesh"
    Amitava Mukherjee
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5501-2; author reply 5503-4. 2005