K Kannan

Summary

Affiliation: Wadsworth Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Occurrence of perfluoroalkyl surfactants in water, fish, and birds from New York State
    Ewan Sinclair
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:398-410. 2006
  2. ncbi Profiles of polychlorinated biphenyl congeners, organochlorine pesticides, and butyltins in southern sea otters and their prey
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:49-56. 2004
  3. ncbi Perfluorinated compounds in aquatic organisms at various trophic levels in a Great Lakes food chain
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:559-66. 2005
  4. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in human adipose tissue from New York
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5177-82. 2005
  5. ncbi Organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Irrawaddy dolphins from India
    K Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:415-20. 2005
  6. pmc Thyroid hormone actions are temperature-specific and regulate thermal acclimation in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Alexander G Little
    School of Biological Sciences, A08 University of Sydney, Science Road, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Biol 11:26. 2013
  7. ncbi Trace organic contaminants, including toxaphene and trifluralin, in cotton field soils from Georgia and South Carolina, USA
    K Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 45:30-6. 2003
  8. doi An assessment of sources and pathways of human exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the United States
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 76:542-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in California sea lions
    K Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Pollut 131:425-34. 2004
  10. ncbi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorochemicals in human blood from several countries
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Toxicology and Health, State University of New York, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4489-95. 2004

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Publications88

  1. ncbi Occurrence of perfluoroalkyl surfactants in water, fish, and birds from New York State
    Ewan Sinclair
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:398-410. 2006
    ..This study highlights the significance of dietary fish in PFOS accumulation in the food chain. Furthermore, our results provide information on the distribution of PASs in natural waters, fish, and several bird species in NYS...
  2. ncbi Profiles of polychlorinated biphenyl congeners, organochlorine pesticides, and butyltins in southern sea otters and their prey
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:49-56. 2004
    ..The 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin equivalents of non- and mono-ortho PCBs in sea otters and certain prey species were at or above the theoretical threshold for toxic effects...
  3. ncbi Perfluorinated compounds in aquatic organisms at various trophic levels in a Great Lakes food chain
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:559-66. 2005
    ..Eggs of fish contained notable concentrations of PFOS, suggesting oviparous transfer of this compound. PFOA was found in water, but its biomagnification potential was lower than that of PFOS...
  4. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in human adipose tissue from New York
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5177-82. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi Organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Irrawaddy dolphins from India
    K Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:415-20. 2005
    ..Although these results establish the baseline levels of persistent organic pollutants in Irrawaddy dolphins, efforts should be made to decrease the sources of contamination by DDTs and HCHs in Chilika Lake...
  6. pmc Thyroid hormone actions are temperature-specific and regulate thermal acclimation in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Alexander G Little
    School of Biological Sciences, A08 University of Sydney, Science Road, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Biol 11:26. 2013
    ..We measured whole-animal responses (swimming performance and metabolic rates), tissue-specific regulatory enzyme activities, gene expression, and free levels of T2 and T3...
  7. ncbi Trace organic contaminants, including toxaphene and trifluralin, in cotton field soils from Georgia and South Carolina, USA
    K Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 45:30-6. 2003
    ..Relatively more polar fractions of the soils elicited estrogenic and androgenic/glucocorticoid activities, but the magnitude of response was much less than those found in coastal marine sediments from industrialized locations...
  8. doi An assessment of sources and pathways of human exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the United States
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 76:542-8. 2009
    ..3, 5.3, 3.5, and 2.9ng/kg-bw/day. Ingestion and dermal absorption of house dust are the major pathways of PBDE exposure in toddlers, children, teenagers, and adults accounting for, on average, 56-77% of the total PBDE intake...
  9. ncbi Organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in California sea lions
    K Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Pollut 131:425-34. 2004
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  10. ncbi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorochemicals in human blood from several countries
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Toxicology and Health, State University of New York, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4489-95. 2004
    ..Further studies should focus on identifying sources and pathways of human exposure to perfluorochemicals...
  11. doi Occurrence of perchlorate in drinking water, groundwater, surface water and human saliva from India
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, NY, NY, USA
    Chemosphere 76:22-6. 2009
    ..Perchlorate concentrations in water samples from India are one to two orders of magnitude lower than the concentrations reported for the United States...
  12. ncbi Comparison of trace element concentrations in livers of diseased, emaciated and non-diseased southern sea otters from the California coast
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 65:2160-7. 2006
    ..Elevated concentrations of toxic metals such as Cd, in addition to several other organic pollutants, may contribute to oxidative stress-meditated effects in sea otters...
  13. ncbi Chlorinated, brominated, and perfluorinated contaminants in livers of polar bears from Alaska
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:9057-63. 2005
    ..Overall, the concentrations and profiles of organohalogens analyzed in the two subpopulations of polar bears suggest differences in the sources of exposures between the two regions of Alaska...
  14. ncbi Polycyclic musk compounds in higher trophic level aquatic organisms and humans from the United States
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 61:693-700. 2005
    ..Among wildlife species analyzed, spinner and bottlenose dolphins collected from Florida coastal waters contained measurable concentrations of HHCB...
  15. doi Organotin compounds, including butyltins and octyltins, in house dust from Albany, New York, USA
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Wadsworth Center, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 58:901-7. 2010
    ..Household products, such as wallpaper, contained total OT concentrations as high as 780,000 ng/g...
  16. ncbi Association between perfluorinated compounds and pathological conditions in southern sea otters
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4943-8. 2006
    ..Significant association between infectious diseases and elevated concentrations of PFOS/PFOA in the livers of sea otters is a cause for concern and suggests the need for further studies...
  17. ncbi A comparative analysis of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in Southern sea otters that died of infectious diseases and noninfectious causes
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, Albany, P O Box 509, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 53:293-302. 2007
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  18. ncbi Dioxin-like toxicity in the Saginaw River Watershed: polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls in sediments and floodplain soils from the Saginaw and Shiawassee Rivers and Saginaw Bay, Michigan, USA
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 54:9-19. 2008
    ..Approximately 30% of the samples analyzed in this study had values exceeding the screening level of 50 pg TEQ/g, dry wt, suggested for soils by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry...
  19. doi Chlorinated, brominated, and perfluorinated compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and trace elements in livers of sea otters from California, Washington, and Alaska (USA), and Kamchatka (Russia)
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Environ Monit 10:552-8. 2008
    ..Concentrations of all of the target compounds, including trace elements, that were analyzed in sea otters from Kamchatka were lower than those found from the US coastal locations...
  20. doi High concentrations of persistent organic pollutants including PCBs, DDT, PBDEs and PFOS in little brown bats with white-nose syndrome in New York, USA
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 80:613-8. 2010
    ..Overall, high concentrations of PCBs, PBDEs, DDT, and chlordanes were found in fat tissues of diseased bats from New York, although the concentrations in bats from non-diseased, reference population, from Kentucky were also high...
  21. doi Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in livers of California sea otters
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 71:649-55. 2008
    ..Because of the rapid metabolism of PAHs in marine mammals such as sea otters, further studies examining the association of PAHs with health effects should determine hydroxylated metabolites in livers...
  22. ncbi Trace element concentrations in livers of polar bears from two populations in Northern and Western Alaska
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 53:473-82. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi Changes in thyroid and vitamin A status in mink fed polyhalogenated-aromatic-hydrocarbon-contaminated carp from the Saginaw River, Michigan, USA
    Pamela A Martin
    Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada, Box 5050, Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ont, Canada L7R 4A6
    Environ Res 101:53-67. 2006
    ..Significant reductions in kidney retinol and fatty acyl retinyl esters were observed in kits and juveniles fed the 30% carp diet relative to control values...
  24. ncbi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorochemicals in biological samples from the north coast of Colombia
    Jesus Olivero-Verbel
    Environmental and Computational Chemistry Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Cartagena, A A 6541 Cartagena, Colombia
    Environ Pollut 142:367-72. 2006
    ..These results suggest, for the first time, that perfluorinated compounds are also found in wildlife from Latin American countries...
  25. doi Contamination status and accumulation profiles of organotins in sea otters (Enhydra lutris) found dead along the coasts of California, Washington, Alaska (USA), and Kamchatka (Russia)
    Satoko Murata
    Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Matsuyama 790 8577, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:641-9. 2008
    ..Based on the concentrations of organotins in sea otters collected from 1992 to 2002, the half-lives of tributyltin and total butyltins in sea otters were estimated to be approximately three years...
  26. ncbi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorinated hydrocarbons in mink and river otters from the United States
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:2566-71. 2002
    ..PFOS was detected in livers of all river otters collected from Washington and Oregon at concentrations ranging from 25 to 994 ng/g, wet wt...
  27. ncbi Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in polar bear, penguin and south polar skua
    Kurunthachalam Senthil Kumar
    Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Japan
    Environ Pollut 119:151-61. 2002
    ..Dioxin-like PCBs, particularly, non-ortho coplanar PCBs were the major contributors to TEQ concentrations in penguin and skua eggs whereas mono-ortho PCBs accounted for a major portion of TEQs in polar bear livers...
  28. ncbi Concentrations of perfluorinated acids in livers of birds from Japan and Korea
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Chemosphere 49:225-31. 2002
    ..These results suggested that the distribution of FOSA is localized. No age- or gender-specific differences in fluorochemical concentrations could be discerned in birds...
  29. ncbi Perfluorinated contaminants in sediments and aquatic organisms collected from shallow water and tidal flat areas of the Ariake Sea, Japan: environmental fate of perfluorooctane sulfonate in aquatic ecosystems
    Haruhiko Nakata
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4916-21. 2006
    ..This implies that the aqueous phase is a major sink for PFCs, which is different from what was observed for nonpolar organic pollutants...
  30. ncbi Concentrations and profiles of polychlorinated biphenyls, -dibenzo-p-dioxins and -dibenzofurans in livers of mink from South Carolina and Louisiana, U.S.A
    Carrie L Tansy
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Clemson University, Pendleton, South Carolina, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 83:17-33. 2003
    ..Therefore, any additional exposures of these populations to TEQs might adversely affect their populations...
  31. pmc Organochlorine pollutants [corrected] in California sea lions revisited
    Burney J Le Boeuf
    Department of Biology and Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    BMC Ecol 2:11. 2002
    ..Top trophic level predators, like sea birds and marine mammals, bioaccumulate these lipophilic compounds, reflecting their presence in the environment...
  32. ncbi Use of newborn screening program blood spots for exposure assessment: declining levels of perluorinated compounds in New York State infants
    Henry M Spliethoff
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5361-7. 2008
    ..Our results suggest sharp decreases in perinatal exposure of NYS infants to PFOS, PFOSA, PFHxS, and PFOA and demonstrate, for the first time, the utility of NSP blood spots for assessment of temporal trends in exposure...
  33. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polybrominated biphenyls in sediment and floodplain soils of the Saginaw River watershed, Michigan, USA
    Se Hun Yun
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 55:1-10. 2008
    ..Surface sediments collected near the mouth of the Saginaw River contained higher concentrations of both PBDEs and PBBs than did the subsurface sediments at these locations...
  34. ncbi Polychloronaphthalenes and other dioxin-like compounds in Arctic and Antarctic marine food webs
    Simonetta Corsolini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Universita di Siena, Italy
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3490-6. 2002
    ..Moreover, POP concentrations in penguin and skua eggs prove their transfer from the mother to eggs...
  35. ncbi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorinated hydrocarbons in marine mammals, fishes, and birds from coasts of the Baltic and the Mediterranean Seas
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3210-6. 2002
    ..PFOS is a widespread contaminant in wildlife from the Baltic and the Mediterranean Seas, while FOSA and PFOA were detected only in certain locations indicating their sporadic spatial distribution...
  36. ncbi Distribution and elimination of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, biphenyls, and p,p'-DDE in tissues of bald eagles from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
    Kurunthachalam Senthil Kumar
    Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 36:2789-96. 2002
    ..PCDDs and PCDFs collectively accounted for, on average, 17% of the total TEQs. On the basis of the analysis of a single gall bladder with bile, biliary excretion rates of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs were estimated as 0.015-0.02% per day...
  37. ncbi Analysis of trace organic contaminants in sediment, pore water, and water samples from Onsan Bay, Korea: instrumental analysis and in vitro gene expression assay
    Chul Hwan Koh
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, South Korea
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1796-803. 2002
    ..The combination of instrumental analysis and in vitro bioassay was useful to assess sediment quality and characterize the causative agents or potential toxic compounds present...
  38. ncbi A global survey of perfluorinated acids in oceans
    Nobuyoshi Yamashita
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 16 1, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8569, Japan
    Mar Pollut Bull 51:658-68. 2005
    ..PFOA was the major contaminant detected in oceanic waters, followed by PFOS. Further studies are being conducted to elucidate the distribution and fate of perfluorinated acids in oceans...
  39. ncbi Bioaccumulation, temporal trend, and geographical distribution of synthetic musks in the marine environment
    Haruhiko Nakata
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, 2 39 1 Kurokami, Kumamoto 860 8555 Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2216-22. 2007
    ..While the number of samples analyzed is limited, these results imply a lack of long-range transportation potential of synthetic musks in the environment...
  40. ncbi Characterization of trace organic contaminants in marine sediment from Yeongil Bay, Korea: 1. Instrumental analyses
    Chul Hwan Koh
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences Oceanography, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Korea
    Environ Pollut 142:39-47. 2006
    ..Concentrations of PCBs and PAHs were great near shipyards and industrial complexes. Vertical profiles of PAHs and APs indicated that they have been associated with sediments since the 1950s...
  41. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and organochlorine pesticides in human breast milk from Massachusetts, USA
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Environ Monit 9:1205-12. 2007
    ..The results suggest that one or more of the contaminants analyzed in this study exceeded the threshold reference values in at least 26% of the breast milk samples...
  42. doi Temporal trends (1992-2007) of perfluorinated chemicals in Northern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) from South-Central Alaska
    Kimberly Hart
    New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York, Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 56:607-14. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi Perfluorinated compounds in river water, river sediment, market fish, and wildlife samples from Japan
    Kurunthachalam Senthilkumar
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Savannah State University, 3219 College Street, Savannah, GA 31404, USA
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 79:427-31. 2007
    ..31-362, 0.15-238, <0.03-28, >0.07-7.3 and <0.03-1.5, respectively, on ng/g wet wt. Cormorants showed maximum accumulation followed by eagle, raccoon dog and large-billed crow...
  44. ncbi Toxaphene and other persistent organochlorine pesticides in three species of albatrosses from the north and south Pacific Ocean
    Derek C G Muir
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:413-23. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi Polychlorinated-naphthalenes, -biphenyls, -dibenzo-p-dioxins, -dibenzofurans and p,p'-DDE in bluefin tuna, swordfish, cormorants and barn swallows from Italy
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Ambio 31:207-11. 2002
    ..Relative contribution of PCDDs/DFs to TEQs was greater in cormorants and swallows compared to that in fishes. PCDD/DF congeners accounted for up to 80 and 45% of the total TEQs in cormorants and swallows, respectively...
  46. ncbi Contamination profiles of heavy metals, organochlorine pesticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and alkylphenols in sediment and oyster collected from marsh/estuarine Savannah GA, USA
    Kurunthachalam Senthil Kumar
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Savannah State University, 3219 College Street, P O Box 20600, Savannah, GA 31404, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:136-49. 2008
  47. ncbi Perfluorinated organic compounds in human blood serum and seminal plasma: a study of urban and rural tea worker populations in Sri Lanka
    Keerthi S Guruge
    Toxico Biochemistry Section, National Institute of Animal Health, Kannondai 3 1 5, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    J Environ Monit 7:371-7. 2005
    ..The novel finding of FOCs in human seminal plasma implies that further studies are needed to determine whether long-term exposure in humans can result in reproductive impairments...
  48. ncbi A survey of perfluorooctane sulfonate and related perfluorinated organic compounds in water, fish, birds, and humans from Japan
    Sachi Taniyasu
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 16 1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8569, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2634-9. 2003
    ..Concentrations of PFOS in the blood of Japanese human volunteers ranged from 2.4 to 14 ng/mL. PFHS was detected in 33% of the fishes analyzed, at concentrations severalfold less than those of PFOS...
  49. ncbi Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDs) in tissues of humans, dolphins, and sharks from the United States
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 70:1935-44. 2008
    ..The present report is the first to determine levels of TBBPA and HBCDs in humans, bottlenose dolphins, and sharks from the United States...
  50. ncbi Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and their hydroxylated metabolites in fish bile and sediments from coastal waters of Colombia
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Pollut 151:452-9. 2008
    ..This is one of the first studies to describe the analysis of 23 individual OH-PAHs in fish bile, using authentic standards...
  51. ncbi Biomonitoring of perfluorochemicals in plasma of New York State personnel responding to the World Trade Center disaster
    Lin Tao
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3472-8. 2008
    ..In doing so, it may be possible to identify biological markers of WTC exposure and to improve our understanding of the health impacts of these compounds...
  52. doi A baseline study of perfluorochemicals in Franciscana dolphin and Subantarctic fur seal from coastal waters of Southern Brazil
    Juliana Leonel
    Laboratório de Química Orgânica Marinha, IO USP, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 900, Brazil
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:778-81. 2008
  53. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in marine sediments from industrialized bays of Korea
    Hyo Bang Moon
    Marine Environmental Research Team, National Fisheries Research and Development Institute, 408 1, Sirang ri, Gijang eup, Gijang gun, Busan 619 902, Republic of Korea
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1402-12. 2007
    ..Significant correlations existed among BDEs 28, 47, 99, 100, 153, and 154; however, BDEs 183 and 209 showed little correlation with less highly brominated congeners...
  54. ncbi Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran concentration profiles in sediments and flood-plain soils of the Tittabawassee River, Michigan
    Klara Hilscherova
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:468-74. 2003
    ..A significant correlation existed between bioassay-derived TCDD-EQs and instrumentally measured TEQs (r2 = 0.94)...
  55. ncbi Sources and distribution of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in sediments from Masan Bay, Korea
    Sook Hyeon Im
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:245-52. 2002
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  56. doi Skipjack tuna as a bioindicator of contamination by perfluorinated compounds in the oceans
    Kimberly Hart
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, New York, USA
    Sci Total Environ 403:215-21. 2008
    ..Our study establishes baseline concentrations of PFCs in skipjack tuna from the oceans of the Asia-Pacific region, enabling future temporal trend studies of PFCs in oceans...
  57. ncbi Time trends and transplacental transfer of perfluorinated compounds in melon-headed whales stranded along the Japanese coast in 1982, 2001/2002, and 2006
    Kimberly Hart
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7132-7. 2008
    ..PFUnDA was the major perfluorocarboxylate found in whale livers collected after 2000. Analysis of paired samples of mother-fetus demonstrated that the transplacental transfer rates of PFCs were higher than those for PCBs and PBDEs...
  58. doi Polychlorinated naphthalenes in human adipose tissue from New York, USA
    Tatsuya Kunisue
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Pollut 157:910-5. 2009
    ..The contribution of PCNs to dioxin-like toxic equivalents (TEQs) in human adipose tissues was estimated to be <1% of the polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin/dibenzofuran (PCDD/F)-TEQs...
  59. ncbi Spatial and temporal distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments from Michigan inland lakes
    Kurunthachalam Kannan
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4700-6. 2005
    ..A general increase in the proportion of high-molecular-weight PAHs suggests an increase in combustion-related sources recently...
  60. ncbi Relative potencies of individual chlorinated and brominated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for induction of aryl hydrocarbon receptor-mediated responses
    Yuichi Horii
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2159-65. 2009
    ..085 fg-TEQ/m3 in urban air. 6-ClChr accounted for 80% of the total ClPAHs-TEQs in fly ash. This is the first in vitro study to report AhR-mediated activities of Cl- and Br-PAHs relative to the activity of TCDD...
  61. doi Exploratory assessment of perfluorinated compounds and human thyroid function
    Michael S Bloom
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, New York 12114, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:240-5. 2010
    ..Given the ubiquity of PFCs in the environment and the importance of thyroid function to neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive endpoints, a confirmatory study is warranted...
  62. ncbi Synthetic musk fragrances in human milk from the United States
    Jessica L Reiner
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3815-20. 2007
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  63. doi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and perfluorooctanoate in raw and treated tap water from Osaka, Japan
    Sokichi Takagi
    Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health, 1 3 69 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Chemosphere 72:1409-12. 2008
    ..Based on the current action value reported by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, PFOA concentrations found in tap water in Osaka is not expected to pose health risks...
  64. ncbi Perfluorinated acids as novel chemical tracers of global circulation of ocean waters
    Nobuyoshi Yamashita
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 16 1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8569, Japan
    Chemosphere 70:1247-55. 2008
    ..The results provide evidence that PFA concentrations and profiles in the oceans adhere to a pattern consistent with the global "Broecker's Conveyor Belt" theory of open ocean water circulation...
  65. ncbi Effects of chronic dietary exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin on survival, growth, reproduction and biochemical responses of female rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
    John P Giesy
    Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 59:35-53. 2002
    ..This suggests that direct adult toxicity as well as reproductive endpoints need to be incorporated in the current risk assessment paradigm for these compounds...
  66. ncbi Mass flow of polycyclic musks in two wastewater treatment plants
    J L Reiner
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 52:451-7. 2007
    ..4 g AHTN, and 158 g HHCB-lactone/100,000 people/d. Partitioning HHCB, AHTN, and HHCB-lactone to sludge is the major removal mechanism for polycyclic musks in WWTPs...
  67. ncbi Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in a marine foodweb of coastal Florida
    Boris Johnson-Restrepo
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8243-50. 2005
    ..The doubling time of PBDE and PCB concentrations was estimated to be 2-3 years for bull sharks and 3-4 years for bottlenose dolphin...
  68. ncbi Perfluorinated compounds in human milk from Massachusetts, U.S.A
    Lin Tao
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3096-101. 2008
    ..We found that the daily ingestion rates of PFOS and PFOA did not exceed the tolerable daily intake recommended by the U.K. Food Standards Agency. This is the first study to measure the occurrence of PFCs in human milk from the U.S.A...
  69. ncbi Analysis of perfluorinated acids at parts-per-quadrillion levels in seawater using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Nobuyoshi Yamashita
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 16 1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8569, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5522-8. 2004
    ..PFOA is the major perfluorinated compound detected in oceanic waters, followed by PFOS. Further studies are being conducted to elucidate the distribution and fate of perfluorinated acids in oceans...
  70. ncbi Mercury in wild mushrooms and underlying soil substrate from Koszalin, North-central Poland
    Jerzy Falandysz
    Department of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, University of Gdansk, 18 Sobieskiego Str, PL 80 952 Gdansk, Poland
    Chemosphere 54:461-6. 2004
    ..3 and 23+/-25 (caps) and 2.6+/-1.9 and 14+/-12 (stalks) were noted for the other mushroom species. Relatively great concentrations of mercury in fly agaric (A. muscaria) were due to preferential uptake of this element by this species...
  71. ncbi In vitro assessment of potential mechanism-specific effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers
    Daniel L Villeneuve
    National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology and Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1311, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2431-3. 2002
    ..Overall, the PBDEs tested were found to be at least 200,000 times less potent than TCDD and 50,000 times less potent than E2 for inducing AhR- and ER-mediated gene expression, respectively...
  72. ncbi Instrumental and bioanalytical measures of dioxin-like and estrogenic compounds and activities associated with sediment from the Korean coast
    Chul Hwan Koh
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences Oceanography, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Republic of Korea
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 61:366-79. 2005
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  73. ncbi Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates and perfluorocarboxylates in two wastewater treatment facilities in Kentucky and Georgia
    Bommanna G Loganathan
    Department of Chemistry and Center for Reservoir Research, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071, USA
    Water Res 41:4611-20. 2007
    ..Incineration of sludge reduced the PFC levels significantly. The mass flows of PFCs in these two plants were several hundreds of mg/day, comparable to flow values reported earlier...
  74. ncbi PCBs, PCDD/Fs, and organochlorine pesticides in farmed Atlantic salmon from Maine, eastern Canada, and Norway, and wild salmon from Alaska
    Susan D Shaw
    Marine Environmental Research Institute, P O Box 1652, Blue Hill, Maine 04614, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5347-54. 2006
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  75. ncbi Quantitation of gas-phase perfluoroalkyl surfactants and fluorotelomer alcohols released from nonstick cookware and microwave popcorn bags
    Ewan Sinclair
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1180-5. 2007
    ..They remain as residuals on the surface and may be off-gassed when heated at normal cooking temperatures...
  76. doi Perchlorate in tap water, groundwater, surface waters, and bottled water from China and its association with other inorganic anions and with disinfection byproducts
    Qian Wu
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 58:543-50. 2010
    ..46, 3.04, 2.82, and 0.22 microg l(-1), respectively. Significant positive correlations were found between the concentrations of perchlorate and nitrate, perchlorate and chlorate, bromide and iodide, and nitrate and iodide...
  77. doi Perchlorate in human blood serum and plasma: Relationship to concentrations in saliva
    John F Oldi
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 77:43-7. 2009
    ..86). The mean saliva:serum concentration ratio of perchlorate was 14:1 (after exclusion of two pairs of outliers). This is the first report to provide measurement data for perchlorate in blood sera and plasma of populations in the US...
  78. ncbi Occurrence and fate of polycyclic musks in wastewater treatment plants in Kentucky and Georgia, USA
    Yuichi Horii
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 68:2011-20. 2007
    ..Concentrations of polycyclic musks in sludge were on the order of several parts per million. Incineration of sludge at one plant reduced the concentration of polycyclic musks...
  79. ncbi Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorochemicals in albatrosses, elephant seals, penguins, and polar skuas from the Southern Ocean
    Lin Tao
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7642-8. 2006
    ..Our study documents the existence of low but detectable levels of PFOS and PFOA in Southern Hemisphere fauna, suggesting distribution of these compounds on a global scale...
  80. ncbi A survey of polycyclic musks in selected household commodities from the United States
    Jessica L Reiner
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 62:867-73. 2006
    ..The highest concentrations were found in perfumes, body creams and lotions, and deodorants. The results suggest that a wide variety of source materials exist for HHCB and AHTN, and that these materials are used on a daily basis...
  81. ncbi Perfluorinated compounds in human breast milk from several Asian countries, and in infant formula and dairy milk from the United States
    Lin Tao
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8597-602. 2008
    ..The highest estimated daily intakes of PFOS and PFOA by infants from seven Asian countries studied were 1-2 orders of magnitude below the tolerable daily intake values recommended by the U.K. Food Standards Agency...
  82. ncbi Analysis of perchlorate in human saliva by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    John F Oldi
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:142-7. 2009
    ..Analysis of perchlorate in saliva from a population (n = 86) with no major sources of exposures, using the method developed in this study, suggests the ubiquitous occurrence of this compound in saliva...
  83. ncbi Mass loading and fate of perfluoroalkyl surfactants in wastewater treatment plants
    Ewan Sinclair
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1408-14. 2006
    ..A different pattern was observed in sludge samples, in which the dominance of PFOA decreased, and PFDA and PFUnDA increased, suggesting preferential partitioning of longer-chain PFCAs to sludge...
  84. doi Survey of organosilicone compounds, including cyclic and linear siloxanes, in personal-care and household products
    Yuichi Horii
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 55:701-10. 2008
    ..The results of our study suggest that a wide variety of consumer products that are used on a daily basis contain cyclic and linear siloxanes and these products can contribute considerably to human exposures...
  85. pmc A mouse model with liver-specific deletion and global suppression of the NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase gene: characterization and utility for in vivo studies of cyclophosphamide disposition
    Jun Gu
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 321:9-17. 2007
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  86. doi A method for the analysis of six thyroid hormones in thyroid gland by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Tatsuya Kunisue
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 878:1725-30. 2010
    ..With the advances in analytical methodology, the use of LC-MS/MS for measurement of hormone levels in TG will allow more comprehensive evaluations of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis...
  87. ncbi Novel evidence for natural formation of dioxins in ball clay
    Yuichi Horii
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Chemosphere 70:1280-9. 2008
    ..The isotopic signatures and the occurrence of OCDD in ancient ball clays deposited in the Tertiary Era provide evidence for the in situ formation of dioxins...
  88. pmc Mechanisms of olfactory toxicity of the herbicide 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile: essential roles of CYP2A5 and target-tissue metabolic activation
    Fang Xie
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 249:101-6. 2010
    ..Our findings form the basis for a mechanism-based approach to assessing the potential risks of DCBN nasal toxicity in humans...