Experts and Doctors on arsenates in United States


Locale: United States
Topic: arsenates

Top Publications

  1. Fisher J, Wallschl├Ąger D, Planer Friedrich B, Hollibaugh J. A new role for sulfur in arsenic cycling. Environ Sci Technol. 2008;42:81-5 pubmed
    ..Sulfur-driven arsenite oxidation and microbial thioarsenate transformation may be important biogeochemical processes in the arsenic cycle of our study site (Mono Lake, CA, USA) and other alkaline environments as well. ..
  2. Huang C, Bode A, Chen N, Ma W, Li J, Nomura M, et al. Transactivation of AP-1 in AP-1-luciferase reporter transgenic mice by arsenite and arsenate. Anticancer Res. 2001;21:261-7 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, both arsenite and arsenate could induce transactivation of AP-1 in AP-1-luciferase reporter transgenic mice. ..
  3. Hafeznezami S, Zimmer Faust A, Dunne A, Tran T, Yang C, Lam J, et al. Adsorption and desorption of arsenate on sandy sediments from contaminated and uncontaminated saturated zones: Kinetic and equilibrium modeling. Environ Pollut. 2016;215:290-301 pubmed publisher
  4. Gress J, da Silva E, de Oliveira L, Zhao D, Anderson G, Heard D, et al. Potential arsenic exposures in 25 species of zoo animals living in CCA-wood enclosures. Sci Total Environ. 2016;551-552:614-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggested that elevated As in soils and dislodgeable As from CCA-wood could be important sources of As exposure for zoo animals. ..
  5. Lessl J, Ma L, Rathinasabapathi B, Guy C. Novel phytase from Pteris vittata resistant to arsenate, high temperature, and soil deactivation. Environ Sci Technol. 2013;47:2204-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the P. vittata phytase has potential use as a soil amendment, a transgenic tool, or as a feed additive supplement, reducing the need for nonrenewable, polluting P fertilizers. ..
  6. Wang J, Gu J, Leszczynski J. Could hydrolysis of arsenic substituted DNA be prevented? Protection arises from stacking interactions. Chem Commun (Camb). 2012;48:3626-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Base-stacking raises the activation energy of hydrolysis. Hydrolysis of As-DNA is found to be endothermic. The hydrolysis stability of As-DNA should be higher than that estimated based on arsenate diester models. ..
  7. Song B, Chyun E, Jaffe P, Ward B. Molecular methods to detect and monitor dissimilatory arsenate-respiring bacteria (DARB) in sediments. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2009;68:108-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we were able to detect diverse uncultured DARB in sediments, as well as to describe changes in DARB community structure during arsenic reduction in anoxic environments. ..
  8. Bantle J, Finch R, Burton D, Fort D, Dawson D, Linder G, et al. FETAX interlaboratory validation study: phase III--Part 1 testing. J Appl Toxicol. 1996;16:517-28 pubmed
    ..Testing to date suggests that FETAX is as repeatable and reliable as other standard bioassays. ..
  9. Spuches A, Kruszyna H, Rich A, Wilcox D. Thermodynamics of the As(III)-thiol interaction: arsenite and monomethylarsenite complexes with glutathione, dihydrolipoic acid, and other thiol ligands. Inorg Chem. 2005;44:2964-72 pubmed
    ..The implications of these results for arsenic toxicity are discussed. ..

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  1. Vujcic M, Shroff M, Singh K. Genetic determinants of mitochondrial response to arsenic in yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Cancer Res. 2007;67:9740-9 pubmed
    ..cerevisiae from arsenic-induced toxicity. Together, our studies suggest that evolutionary conserved mitochondrial networks identified in yeast S. cerevisiae must play an important role in arsenic-induced carcinogenesis in humans. ..
  2. Frankel S, Concannon J, Brusky K, Pietrowicz E, Giorgianni S, Thompson W, et al. Arsenic exposure disrupts neurite growth and complexity in vitro. Neurotoxicology. 2009;30:529-37 pubmed publisher
  3. Singh N, Ma L. Arsenic speciation, and arsenic and phosphate distribution in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and non-hyperaccumulator Pteris ensiformis L. Environ Pollut. 2006;141:238-46 pubmed
    ..vittata may be attributed to its ability to effectively reduce arsenate to arsenite in the fronds, translocate arsenic from the roots to fronds, and maintain a greater ratio of P/As in the roots...
  4. Sundaram S, Rathinasabapathi B, Ma L, Rosen B. An arsenate-activated glutaredoxin from the arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L. regulates intracellular arsenite. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:6095-101 pubmed
    ..To our knowledge, PvGrx5 is the first plant Grx implicated in arsenic metabolism...
  5. Cao X, Ma L. Effects of compost and phosphate on plant arsenic accumulation from soils near pressure-treated wood. Environ Pollut. 2004;132:435-42 pubmed
    ..Caution should be taken for phosphate application since it enhances As accumulation. ..
  6. Sundaram S, Wu S, Ma L, Rathinasabapathi B. Expression of a Pteris vittata glutaredoxin PvGRX5 in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana increases plant arsenic tolerance and decreases arsenic accumulation in the leaves. Plant Cell Environ. 2009;32:851-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Paradoxically, our results suggest that PvGRX5 from the arsenic hyperaccumulator fern can be used in a novel biotechnological solution to decrease arsenic in crops...
  7. Lebow S, Williams R, Lebow P. Effect of simulated rainfall and weathering on release of preservative elements from CCA treated wood. Environ Sci Technol. 2003;37:4077-82 pubmed
    ..This effect may be a result of increased surface area during weathering as well as loss of fibers caused by UV-induced surface erosion...
  8. Malasarn D, Saltikov C, Campbell K, Santini J, Hering J, Newman D. arrA is a reliable marker for As(V) respiration. Science. 2004;306:455 pubmed
    ..The expression of arrA thus can be used to monitor sites in which As(V)-respiring bacteria may be controlling arsenic geochemistry...
  9. Joerger R, Hanning I, Ricke S. Presence of arsenic resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky and other serovars isolated from poultry. Avian Dis. 2010;54:1178-82 pubmed
    ..It remains to be determined if these arsenic-resistance determinants benefit Salmonella exposed to man-made arsenic-containing compounds in poultry environments. ..
  10. Beene L, Halluer J, Yoshinaga M, Hamdi M, Liu Z. Pentavalent arsenate transport by zebrafish phosphate transporter NaPi-IIb1. Zebrafish. 2011;8:125-31 pubmed publisher
  11. Tu C, Ma L, Zhang W, Cai Y, Harris W. Arsenic species and leachability in the fronds of the hyperaccumulator Chinese brake (Pteris vittata L.). Environ Pollut. 2003;124:223-30 pubmed
    ..Air-drying of the fronds resulted in leaching of substantial amounts of arsenic. These findings can be of significance when looking at disposal options of arsenic-rich biomass from the point of view of secondary contamination...
  12. Kertulis Tartar G, Rathinasabapathi B, Ma L. Characterization of glutathione reductase and catalase in the fronds of two Pteris ferns upon arsenic exposure. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2009;47:960-5 pubmed publisher
    ..vittata to more efficiently mediate arsenic-induced stress by preparing the fern for the impeding production of reactive oxygen species resulting from arsenate reduction to arsenite in the fronds...
  13. Gihring T, Banfield J. Arsenite oxidation and arsenate respiration by a new Thermus isolate. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2001;204:335-40 pubmed
    ..In the absence of oxygen, Thermus HR13 grew by As(V) respiration coupled with lactate oxidation. The ability to oxidize and reduce arsenic has not been previously described within the Thermus genus...
  14. de Oliveira L, Ma L, Santos J, Guilherme L, Lessl J. Effects of arsenate, chromate, and sulfate on arsenic and chromium uptake and translocation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Environ Pollut. 2014;184:187-92 pubmed publisher
    ..63 fold. This experiment demonstrated that As and Cr inhibited each other in uptake and translocation by PV but sulfate enhanced As and Cr uptake and translocation by PV. ..
  15. Saltikov C, Cifuentes A, Venkateswaran K, Newman D. The ars detoxification system is advantageous but not required for As(V) respiration by the genetically tractable Shewanella species strain ANA-3. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:2800-9 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that ArsB and ArsC may be useful for As(V)-respiring bacteria in environments where As concentrations are high, but that neither is required for respiration...
  16. Benner S. Comment on "A bacterium that can grow by using arsenic instead of phosphorus". Science. 2011;332:1149; author reply 1149 pubmed publisher
    ..If such arseno-DNA exists, then much of the past century of work with arsenate and phosphate chemistry, as well as much of what we think we know about metabolism, will need rewriting...
  17. Jackson C, Harrison K, Dugas S. Enumeration and characterization of culturable arsenate resistant bacteria in a large estuary. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2005;28:727-34 pubmed
    ..The results suggest that arsenic-resistant bacteria are common, even in environments with insignificant arsenic contamination, and that many different groups of aquatic bacteria show appreciable arsenic resistance. ..
  18. Stook K, Dubey B, Ward M, Townsend T, Bitton G, Solo Gabriele H. Heavy metal toxicity of pressure treated wood leachates with MetPLATE. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2004;73:987-94 pubmed