Tomohiko Isobe

Summary

Publications

  1. doi Contamination status of POPs and BFRs and relationship with parasitic infection in finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) from Seto Inland Sea and Omura Bay, Japan
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Center for Marine Envioronmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 63:564-71. 2011
  2. doi Occurrence of halogenated contaminants in inland and coastal fish from Ghana: levels, dietary exposure assessment and human health implications
    Kwadwo Ansong Asante
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama, Japan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 94:123-30. 2013
  3. doi Soil contamination by brominated flame retardants in open waste dumping sites in Asian developing countries
    Akifimi Eguchi
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 90:2365-71. 2013
  4. doi Persistent organochlorines in human breast milk from major metropolitan cities in India
    Gnanasekaran Devanathan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 157:148-54. 2009
  5. doi Contamination of indoor dust and air by polychlorinated biphenyls and brominated flame retardants and relevance of non-dietary exposure in Vietnamese informal e-waste recycling sites
    Nguyen Minh Tue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Int 51:160-7. 2013
  6. doi Levels and distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and organochlorine compounds in sea turtles from Japan
    Govindan Malarvannan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 63:172-8. 2011
  7. doi Organophosphorus flame retardants in house dust from the Philippines: occurrence and assessment of human exposure
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:812-22. 2013
  8. ncbi Isomer specific determination of hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDs) in small cetaceans from the South China Sea--Levels and temporal variation
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1139-45. 2007
  9. doi Brominated flame retardants and polychlorinated biphenyls in human breast milk from several locations in India: potential contaminant sources in a municipal dumping site
    Gnanasekaran Devanathan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Int 39:87-95. 2012
  10. doi Spatial distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecanes in sediments from coastal waters of Korea
    Karri Ramu
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 79:713-9. 2010

Collaborators

  • Shinsuke Tanabe
  • Shin Takahashi
  • Natsuko Kajiwara
  • Kei Nomiyama
  • Takaaki Itai
  • Go Suzuki
  • Eun Young Kim
  • Kei Nakayama
  • Paul K S Lam
  • Daisuke Ueno
  • Masaru Nakamura
  • Karri Ramu
  • Nobuyasu Seike
  • Gan Zhang
  • Adrian Covaci
  • Takahito Yamamoto
  • Agus Sudaryanto
  • Joon Woo Kim
  • Govindan Malarvannan
  • Nguyen Minh Tue
  • Tatsuya Kunisue
  • Gnanasekaran Devanathan
  • Kwang Hyeon Chang
  • Annamalai Subramanian
  • Pham Hung Viet
  • Kwadwo Ansong Asante
  • Maricar Prudente
  • Babu Rajendran Ramaswamy
  • Muhammad Ilyas
  • Fernando P Siringan
  • Atsuko Amano
  • Mamoru Muto
  • Akifimi Eguchi
  • Mari Ochiai
  • Sam Adu-Kumi
  • Sawako Horai Hirata
  • Toshihiko Miyagi
  • Adi Slamet Riyadi
  • Iwan Eka Setiawan
  • Shigeki Yasumura
  • Tu Binh Minh
  • Nguyen M Tue
  • Nozomi Takayanagi
  • Nguyen Hung Minh
  • Seth Koranteng Agyakwah
  • Rouch Seang Tana
  • Kentaro Misaki
  • Hazuki Mizukawa
  • Yuko Tajima
  • Masao Amano
  • Tadasu K Yamada
  • Takashi Matsuishi
  • Yuso Kobara
  • Edith Clarke
  • Michio Kumagai
  • Peter B Zamora
  • Daisuke Hayase
  • Rommel H Maneja
  • Kenta Nakahiro
  • Shohei Ogawa
  • Osmund Duodu Ansa-Asare
  • Toshiyuki Ishikawa
  • Stephen Dapaah-Siakwan
  • Akifumi Eguchi
  • Todd W Miller
  • Tokutaka Ikemoto
  • Tetsuro Agusa
  • Todd M Miller
  • Pham H Viet
  • Pham T K Trang
  • Bui Hong Nhat
  • Masayuki Someya
  • Paromita Chakraborty
  • Toshio Tsubota
  • Hongxia Yu
  • Sumio Bushisue
  • Keisuke Okumoto
  • Oyuna V Tsydenova
  • Kazuyuki Shindo
  • Yumi Higaki
  • Susumu Nakatsu
  • Hiroaki Komori
  • Masayuki Mine
  • Keizo Matsumoto
  • Masato Nose
  • Norifumi Ueda
  • Taketo Yamada
  • Norimasa Arita

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi Contamination status of POPs and BFRs and relationship with parasitic infection in finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) from Seto Inland Sea and Omura Bay, Japan
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Center for Marine Envioronmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 63:564-71. 2011
    ..Concentrations of PCBs in liver trematode infected individuals were significantly higher than those in not infected individuals, implying there could be a relationship between contaminant levels and parasitic infection...
  2. doi Occurrence of halogenated contaminants in inland and coastal fish from Ghana: levels, dietary exposure assessment and human health implications
    Kwadwo Ansong Asante
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama, Japan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 94:123-30. 2013
    ..This maiden report on the status of PBDEs and HBCDs in fish from Ghana will contribute to the knowledge about environmental contamination by POPs in a less industrialized region of the world so far sparsely covered in the literature...
  3. doi Soil contamination by brominated flame retardants in open waste dumping sites in Asian developing countries
    Akifimi Eguchi
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 90:2365-71. 2013
    ..5 μg/kg dry wt, respectively, in the dumping sites. Contamination levels of PBDEs in Asian municipal dumping sites were comparable with those reported from electronic waste dismantling areas in Pearl River delta, China...
  4. doi Persistent organochlorines in human breast milk from major metropolitan cities in India
    Gnanasekaran Devanathan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 157:148-54. 2009
    ..Estimated daily intake shows that some infants are exposed to OCs to a greater extent, particularly HCHs than the guideline standard...
  5. doi Contamination of indoor dust and air by polychlorinated biphenyls and brominated flame retardants and relevance of non-dietary exposure in Vietnamese informal e-waste recycling sites
    Nguyen Minh Tue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Int 51:160-7. 2013
    ..Further investigation of both indoor dust and air as the exposure media for other e-waste recycling-related contaminants and assessment of health risk associated with exposure to these contaminant mixtures is necessary...
  6. doi Levels and distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and organochlorine compounds in sea turtles from Japan
    Govindan Malarvannan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 63:172-8. 2011
    ..Concentrations of OCs in sea turtles from the coasts of Ishigaki Island and Kochi were relatively low as compared to those from other locations in the world...
  7. doi Organophosphorus flame retardants in house dust from the Philippines: occurrence and assessment of human exposure
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:812-22. 2013
    ..Therefore, further investigations to understand the behavior of PFRs in house and other microenvironments and overall exposure pathways for the country's populace to PFRs are necessary...
  8. ncbi Isomer specific determination of hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDs) in small cetaceans from the South China Sea--Levels and temporal variation
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1139-45. 2007
    ..alpha-HBCD was predominant among the three isomers with some exceptions in finless porpoises collected in 1990. This is the first report on HBCDs contamination in marine mammals from Southeast Asia...
  9. doi Brominated flame retardants and polychlorinated biphenyls in human breast milk from several locations in India: potential contaminant sources in a municipal dumping site
    Gnanasekaran Devanathan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Int 39:87-95. 2012
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  10. doi Spatial distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecanes in sediments from coastal waters of Korea
    Karri Ramu
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 79:713-9. 2010
    ..Significant positive correlations between PBDE and HBCD concentrations and organic carbon content in sediments imply the role played by organic matter in the contaminant transport and trapping in the aquatic environment...
  11. ncbi Regional trend and tissue distribution of brominated flame retardants and persistent organochlorines in raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides) from Japan
    Tatsuya Kunisue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 42:685-91. 2008
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  12. doi Temporal and spatial trends of organotin contamination in the livers of finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) and their association with parasitic infection status
    Kei Nakayama
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 407:6173-8. 2009
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  13. doi Kinetic differences of legacy organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in Vietnamese human breast milk
    Nguyen Minh Tue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 81:1006-11. 2010
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  14. ncbi Spatial trends of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in avian species: utilization of stored samples in the Environmental Specimen Bank of Ehime University (es-Bank)
    Tatsuya Kunisue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 154:272-82. 2008
    ..Compositions of PBDEs varied among avian species with a predominance of BDE47 or BDE153. This could be due to differences in their habitat, food habit and/or biotransformation capacity of PBDEs...
  15. doi Contamination of benzotriazole ultraviolet stabilizers in house dust from the Philippines: implications on human exposure
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 424:174-81. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first comprehensive study on BUVSs in house dust samples from Asian developing countries and reporting the occurrence of UV-234 and UV-320 in dust samples...
  16. doi Levels and distribution of organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers in fishes from Manila Bay, the Philippines
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 159:3653-9. 2011
    ..Estimated dietary intake of OPCs in Manila Bay fishes were four to five orders of magnitude lower than the proposed reference dose (RfD)...
  17. doi Human exposure to PCBs, PBDEs and HBCDs in Ghana: Temporal variation, sources of exposure and estimation of daily intakes by infants
    Kwadwo Ansong Asante
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Int 37:921-8. 2011
    ..This is the first study to report BFRs in human breast milk from Africa, and undoubtedly from Ghana...
  18. ncbi Organohalogen contaminants in striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) from Japan: present contamination status, body distribution and temporal trends (1978-2003)
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:396-401. 2009
    ..In contrast, remarkable increasing trends of PBDEs and HBCDs were observed, suggesting growing consumption in Japan and surrounding countries in recent years...
  19. doi Accumulation of hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (OH-PCBs) and implications for PCBs metabolic capacities in three porpoise species
    Mari Ochiai
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 92:803-10. 2013
    ..0016 for Dall's porpoises, 0.0013 for harbor porpoises, and 0.00058 for finless porpoises. Distinct differences in the OH-PCB congener patterns were observed for the three species, even though they are taxonomically closely related. ..
  20. doi Accumulation of brominated flame retardants and polychlorinated biphenyls in human breast milk and scalp hair from the Philippines: levels, distribution and profiles
    Govindan Malarvannan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 442:366-79. 2013
    ..This is the first report to provide measurement data for PCBs, PBDEs and HBCDs in paired milk and hair of populations in the Philippines...
  21. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and persistent organochlorines in Japanese human adipose tissues
    Tatsuya Kunisue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Int 33:1048-56. 2007
    ..The significant positive correlations between PBDEs and OCs were observed in Japanese adipose tissues, indicating the similar exposure route of these contaminants for Japanese citizens, probably via fish intake...
  22. doi Determination of preservative and antimicrobial compounds in fish from Manila Bay, Philippines using ultra high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry, and assessment of human dietary exposure
    Babu Rajendran Ramaswamy
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    J Hazard Mater 192:1739-45. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of PCPs contamination in fish from Philippines...
  23. ncbi Asian Mussel Watch Program: contamination status of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and organochlorines in coastal waters of Asian countries
    Karri Ramu
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4580-6. 2007
    ..These countries seem to play a role as probable emission sources of corresponding contaminants in Asia and, in turn, may influence their global distribution...
  24. doi Accumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls and brominated flame retardants in breast milk from women living in Vietnamese e-waste recycling sites
    Nguyen Minh Tue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 408:2155-62. 2010
    ..The estimated infant intake dose of PBDEs from breast milk of some mothers occupationally involved in e-waste recycling were close to or higher than the reference doses issued by the U.S. EPA...
  25. doi Contamination status and spatial distribution of organochlorine compounds in fishes from Nansei Islands, Japan
    Govindan Malarvannan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 63:541-7. 2011
    ..On the other hand, lower concentrations of OCs were detected in fishes from Ishigaki Island waters than those of other Japanese coastal waters, suggesting that this region is less contaminated by OC contaminants...
  26. doi Characterization of polychlorinated biphenyls and brominated flame retardants in surface soils from Surabaya, Indonesia
    Muhammad Ilyas
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 83:783-91. 2011
    ..This study provides baseline information for establishing national monitoring programs in Indonesia...
  27. doi Organohalogen compounds in human breast milk from mothers living in Payatas and Malate, the Philippines: levels, accumulation kinetics and infant health risk
    Govindan Malarvannan
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
    Environ Pollut 157:1924-32. 2009
    ..A few individuals accumulated CHLs close to or even higher than the tolerable daily intake guidelines proposed by Health Canada...
  28. doi Contamination and bioaccumulation of benzotriazole ultraviolet stabilizers in fish from Manila Bay, the Philippines using an ultra-fast liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 85:751-8. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study on BUVSs distribution in fish from developing countries...
  29. doi Anthropogenic and naturally occurring polybrominated phenolic compounds in the blood of cetaceans stranded along Japanese coastal waters
    Kei Nomiyama
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 159:3364-73. 2011
    ..Significant correlations were found between the concentrations of BDE99 and 2,4,5-triBPh. This result suggested that 2,4,5-triBPh in cetaceans could be a metabolite of BDE99...
  30. doi Organohalogen compounds in deep-sea fishes from the western North Pacific, off-Tohoku, Japan: Contamination status and bioaccumulation profiles
    Shin Takahashi
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 60:187-96. 2010
    ..The results obtained in this study highlight the usefulness of deep-sea fishes as sentinel species to monitor the deep-sea environment...
  31. doi Characterization of polychlorinated biphenyls and brominated flame retardants in sediments from riverine and coastal waters of Surabaya, Indonesia
    Muhammad Ilyas
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:89-98. 2011
    ..Levels of PCBs in riverine sediments were comparable with some polluted areas worldwide, but PBDEs and HBCDs were lower. Hazard assessment of PCBs indicated possible toxic potential, particularly in areas close to point sources...
  32. doi Levels and congener specific profiles of PBDEs in human breast milk from China: implication on exposure sources and pathways
    Agus Sudaryanto
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan
    Chemosphere 73:1661-8. 2008
    ..These results may indicate that the inhabitants of Nanjing and Zhoushan are exposed to location specific sources of PBDEs...
  33. doi Brominated flame retardants in the environment of Asia-Pacific: an overview of spatial and temporal trends
    Shinsuke Tanabe
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama, 790 8577, Japan
    J Environ Monit 10:188-97. 2008
    ..In view of the rising environmental levels and the high consumption volume of BFRs in Asia, further efforts should be made to monitor environmental contamination by these chemicals in order to identify sources and reduce emissions...
  34. doi Contamination by perfluorinated compounds in water near waste recycling and disposal sites in Vietnam
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Monit Assess 185:2909-19. 2013
    ..2 ng/L, respectively) and PFUDA was the most abundant in municipal wastewater (mean, 5.6 ng/L), indicating differences in PFC contents in different waste materials...
  35. doi Perchlorate contamination of groundwater from fireworks manufacturing area in South India
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama, 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Monit Assess 185:5627-37. 2013
    ..Since perchlorate levels in 17 out of 57 groundwater samples from Sivakasi, and none from Madurai, exceeded the drinking water guideline level proposed by USEPA (15 μg/L), further investigation on human health is warranted...
  36. doi Geographical distribution of non-PBDE-brominated flame retardants in mussels from Asian coastal waters
    Tomohiko Isobe
    Senior Research Fellow Center, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 19:3107-17. 2012
    ..The results suggest that environmental pollution by non-PBDE BFRs, especially HBCDs in Japan, is ubiquitous. This study provides baseline information on the contamination status of these non-PBDE BFRs in the coastal waters of Asia...
  37. ncbi Spatial distribution and vertical profile of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecanes in sediment core from Tokyo Bay, Japan
    Nguyen Hung Minh
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 148:409-17. 2007
    ..HBCDs first appeared in the mid-1970s and increased until today. The annual surficial flux of HBCDs (0.62-2.4 ng/cm2/yr) is equal to summation operatorPBDEs (0.95-2.6 ng/cm2/yr) but lower than that of BDE-209 (17-58 ng/cm2/yr)...
  38. doi Assessment of persistent organic pollutants in sediments from Lower Mekong River Basin
    Agus Sudaryanto
    Senior Research Fellow Center SRFC, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Chemosphere 82:679-86. 2011
    ..Hazard assessment of PCBs and DDTs indicate possible toxic potential particularly in areas close to point sources such as intensive human activities and agricultural areas which highlight the need for further study...
  39. doi Evaluation of dioxin-like activities in settled house dust from Vietnamese E-waste recycling sites: relevance of polychlorinated/brominated dibenzo-p-dioxin/furans and dioxin-like PCBs
    Nguyen M Tue
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 44:9195-200. 2010
    ..Estimates of TEQ intake from dust ingestion suggest that children in the EWRSs may be adversely affected by DRCs from dust...
  40. doi Arsenic and Mn levels in Isaza (Gymnogobius isaza) during the mass mortality event in Lake Biwa, Japan
    Sawako Horai Hirata
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, 2 5 Bunkyo cho, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 159:2789-96. 2011
    ..From all these results, we could infer that the dissolution of Mn and As from surface sediment of Lake Biwa might have been one of the cause for the mass mortality of Isaza...
  41. doi Multiresidue analytical method for the determination of antimicrobials, preservatives, benzotriazole UV stabilizers, flame retardants and plasticizers in fish using ultra high performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry
    Joon Woo Kim
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Bunkyo cho 2 5, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    J Chromatogr A 1218:3511-20. 2011
    ..This is the first method developed for the determination of triclocarban, four paraben preservatives and four BUVSs, in fish...
  42. ncbi Spatial distribution and accumulation of brominated flame retardants, polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) from coastal waters of Korea
    Karri Ramu
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies CMES, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Environ Pollut 148:562-9. 2007
    ..For all the compounds, higher concentrations were found in mussels from southeastern coast of Korea. The present study shows the importance of mussels as bioindicators for monitoring contaminants in coastal waters...