Youcheng Liu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: a qualitative assessment
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:429-39. 2007
  2. pmc Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: III. A personal exposure algorithm
    Youcheng Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 53:33-40. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Outdoor and indoor air pollution and COPD-related diseases in high- and low-income countries
    Y Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:115-27. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory protection from isocyanate exposure in the autobody repair and refinishing industry
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:234-49. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Isocyanate exposures in autobody shop work: the SPRAY study
    Judy Sparer
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:570-81. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Estrogens: trophic and protective factors in the adult brain
    P M Wise
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Front Neuroendocrinol 22:33-66. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Cholestatic properties and hepatic transport of steroid glucuronides
    M Vore
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0305, USA
    Drug Metab Rev 29:183-203. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint A magnetostatic-coupling based remote query sensor for environmental monitoring
    C A Grimes
    Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Phys D Appl Phys 32:1329-35. 1999
  9. pmc Estrogen protects against the synergistic toxicity by HIV proteins, methamphetamine and cocaine
    J Turchan
    Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    BMC Neurosci 2:3. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Urinary hexane diamine to assess respiratory exposure to hexamethylene diisocyanate aerosol: a human inhalation study
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 2283, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:262-71. 2004

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: a qualitative assessment
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:429-39. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: III. A personal exposure algorithm
    Youcheng Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 53:33-40. 2009
    ..The relationship between skin and respiratory exposure metrics was also evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outdoor and indoor air pollution and COPD-related diseases in high- and low-income countries
    Y Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:115-27. 2008
    ..A joint effort from both society and governments is needed for these endeavors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory protection from isocyanate exposure in the autobody repair and refinishing industry
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:234-49. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Isocyanate exposures in autobody shop work: the SPRAY study
    Judy Sparer
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:570-81. 2004
    ..Despite improvements in autobody shop materials, practices, and controls, there are still opportunities for substantial exposures to isocyanates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estrogens: trophic and protective factors in the adult brain
    P M Wise
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Front Neuroendocrinol 22:33-66. 2001
    ..This area of research demands attention since estradiol may be an important therapeutic agent in the maintenance of normal neural function during aging and after injury...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cholestatic properties and hepatic transport of steroid glucuronides
    M Vore
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0305, USA
    Drug Metab Rev 29:183-203. 1997
    ..Nevertheless, these studies implicate a role of P-glycoprotein in the regulation of bile secretion by the liver...
  8. ncbi request reprint A magnetostatic-coupling based remote query sensor for environmental monitoring
    C A Grimes
    Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Phys D Appl Phys 32:1329-35. 1999
    ....
  9. pmc Estrogen protects against the synergistic toxicity by HIV proteins, methamphetamine and cocaine
    J Turchan
    Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    BMC Neurosci 2:3. 2001
    ..We determined the combined effects of dopaminergic drugs, methamphetamine, or cocaine with neurotoxic HIV proteins, gp120 and Tat...
  10. ncbi request reprint Urinary hexane diamine to assess respiratory exposure to hexamethylene diisocyanate aerosol: a human inhalation study
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 2283, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:262-71. 2004
    ..1, respectively, at 4, 9, and 18 hours post exposure. Considerable individual variability was found. Urinary HDA can assess acute respiratory exposure to HDI aerosol, but may have limited use as a biomarker of exposure in the workplace...
  11. doi request reprint Farmer exposure to organic solvents during the maintenance and repair of farm machinery: a pilot study
    Terry L Bunn
    Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky 40504, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:973-81. 2009
    ..The maintenance/repair of farm machinery is a common farming activity. Dermal exposure to organic solvents has not been well documented. A pilot study was conducted to characterize exposure to organic solvents...
  12. pmc Heat-stable antigen is a costimulatory molecule for CD4 T cell growth
    Y Liu
    Section of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510
    J Exp Med 175:437-45. 1992
    ..Gene transfer experiments directly demonstrate that this protein has costimulatory activity. Thus, heat-stable antigen meets the criteria for a costimulator of T cell clonal expansion...
  13. ncbi request reprint High glucose impairs voltage-gated K(+) channel current in rat small coronary arteries
    Y Liu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Circ Res 89:146-52. 2001
    ..We speculate that this O(2)(.-)-induced impairment may reduce vasodilator responsiveness in the coronary circulation of subjects with coronary disease or its risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Co-stimulation of murine CD4 T cell growth: cooperation between B7 and heat-stable antigen
    Y Liu
    Section of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven
    Eur J Immunol 22:2855-9. 1992
    ..These results demonstrate that functionally defined co-stimulation involves at least B7 and HSA and suggest that signals delivered by B7 and HSA synergize in promoting T cell growth...
  15. ncbi request reprint A transcription map of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I region
    J R Gruen
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 06520, USA
    Genomics 36:70-85. 1996
    ..We also detected several previously undefined genes that are specifically expressed in cells of the immune system, indicating a more complex role of the MHC in the immune response than has been appreciated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Polyisocyanates in occupational environments: a critical review of exposure limits and metrics
    Dhimiter Bello
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment Department, KI 200, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:480-91. 2004
    ..However, with multiple different measurement metrics in use, comparison of isocyanate exposure data between studies and development of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for polyisocyanates is difficult...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of task-based exposure metrics for an epidemiologic study of isocyanate inhalation exposures among autobody shop workers
    Susan R Woskie
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA susan
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:588-98. 2008
    ..K. Health and Safety Executive occupational exposure limit (OEL) for total NCO of 20 microg/m(3). When respirator use was incorporated, all personal daily exposures were below the U.K. OEL...
  18. pmc Skin exposure to isocyanates: reasons for concern
    Dhimiter Bello
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:328-35. 2007
    ..In this review we evaluate the potential role of skin exposure in the development of isocyanate asthma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Slow curing of aliphatic polyisocyanate paints in automotive refinishing: a potential source for skin exposure
    Dhimiter Bello
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:406-11. 2007
    ..Unbound isocyanates may remain on the surface of painted car parts for prolonged periods (days to weeks) after dried. Such surfaces are an under-recognized potential source of skin exposure to autobody workers...
  20. doi request reprint Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: II. A quantitative assessment
    Dhimiter Bello
    Department of Work Environment, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:117-24. 2008
    ..Skin exposure to isocyanates, in addition to respiratory exposures, may contribute to sensitization and asthma. Quantitative skin exposure data are scarce and quantitative methods limited...
  21. pmc Where there's smoke there's lung disease
    Youcheng Liu
    Thorax 62:838-9. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Estimation of personal exposures to particulate matter and metals in boiler overhaul work
    Youcheng Liu
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA corrected
    J Occup Environ Med 47:68-78. 2005
    ..We sought to develop an algorithm and estimate unmeasured exposures to particulate matter (PM) and metals in an epidemiologic study of boilermakers...
  23. ncbi request reprint An FTIR investigation of isocyanate skin absorption using in vitro guinea pig skin
    Dhimiter Bello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Landmark Center, West 404F, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Environ Monit 8:523-9. 2006
    ..The significance of these findings and their implications for dermal exposure sampling and isocyanate skin decontamination are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Exposure to fuel-oil ash and welding emissions during the overhaul of an oil-fired boiler
    Youcheng Liu
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:435-43. 2005
    ..Fuel-oil ash was a major contributor to boilermakers' exposure to PM(10) and metals. Vanadium concentrations sometimes exceeded the 2003 American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) threshold limit value...
  25. ncbi request reprint A laboratory investigation of the effectiveness of various skin and surface decontaminants for aliphatic polyisocyanates
    Dhimiter Bello
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment Department, KI 200, One University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Environ Monit 7:716-21. 2005
    ..In vitro testing using animal skins and in vivo testing with field workers are being conducted to further assess the efficiency and identify related determinants...

Research Grants3

  1. Isocyanate Exposure Intervention Study in Body Shops
    Youcheng Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004
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