environmental pollution

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  1. ncbi Environmental pollution by antibiotics and by antibiotic resistance determinants
    Jose Luis Martinez
    Departamento de Biotecnologia Microbiana, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, and CIBERESP, Spain
    Environ Pollut 157:2893-902. 2009
  2. ncbi Limiting the impact of light pollution on human health, environment and stellar visibility
    Fabio Falchi
    Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell Inquinamento Luminoso, Via Roma 13, I 36106 Thiene, Italy
    J Environ Manage 92:2714-22. 2011
  3. pmc The influence of global climate change on the scientific foundations and applications of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: introduction to a SETAC international workshop
    Ralph G Stahl
    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:13-9. 2013
  4. pmc Influence of global climate change on chemical fate and bioaccumulation: the role of multimedia models
    Todd Gouin
    Unilever, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:20-31. 2013
  5. ncbi Media warnings about environmental pollution facilitate the acquisition of symptoms in response to chemical substances
    Winnie Winters
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychosom Med 65:332-8. 2003
  6. pmc Combined and interactive effects of global climate change and toxicants on populations and communities
    S Jannicke Moe
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:49-61. 2013
  7. ncbi Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
  8. ncbi The toxicology of climate change: environmental contaminants in a warming world
    Pamela D Noyes
    Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Environ Int 35:971-86. 2009
  9. ncbi Grain size distribution of road-deposited sediment and its contribution to heavy metal pollution in urban runoff in Beijing, China
    Hongtao Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuangqing Road 18, Beijing 100085, China
    J Hazard Mater 183:203-10. 2010
  10. ncbi Cadmium levels in Europe: implications for human health
    Jilang Pan
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Environ Geochem Health 32:1-12. 2010

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  1. ncbi Environmental pollution by antibiotics and by antibiotic resistance determinants
    Jose Luis Martinez
    Departamento de Biotecnologia Microbiana, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, and CIBERESP, Spain
    Environ Pollut 157:2893-902. 2009
    ..Along the article, we review the impact that pollution by antibiotics or by antibiotic resistance genes may have for both human health and for the evolution of environmental microbial populations...
  2. ncbi Limiting the impact of light pollution on human health, environment and stellar visibility
    Fabio Falchi
    Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell Inquinamento Luminoso, Via Roma 13, I 36106 Thiene, Italy
    J Environ Manage 92:2714-22. 2011
    ..We present quantitative criteria to evaluate the lamps based on their spectral emissions and we suggest regulatory limits for future lighting...
  3. pmc The influence of global climate change on the scientific foundations and applications of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: introduction to a SETAC international workshop
    Ralph G Stahl
    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:13-9. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Influence of global climate change on chemical fate and bioaccumulation: the role of multimedia models
    Todd Gouin
    Unilever, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:20-31. 2013
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  5. ncbi Media warnings about environmental pollution facilitate the acquisition of symptoms in response to chemical substances
    Winnie Winters
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychosom Med 65:332-8. 2003
    ..In this study, we investigated whether warnings about environmental pollution would facilitate acquiring symptoms, regardless of the pleasantness of the smell.
  6. pmc Combined and interactive effects of global climate change and toxicants on populations and communities
    S Jannicke Moe
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:49-61. 2013
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  7. ncbi Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
  8. ncbi The toxicology of climate change: environmental contaminants in a warming world
    Pamela D Noyes
    Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Environ Int 35:971-86. 2009
    ..Moreover, it will be important to predict tipping points that might trigger or accelerate synergistic interactions between climate change and contaminant exposures...
  9. ncbi Grain size distribution of road-deposited sediment and its contribution to heavy metal pollution in urban runoff in Beijing, China
    Hongtao Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuangqing Road 18, Beijing 100085, China
    J Hazard Mater 183:203-10. 2010
    ..The heavy metal content in the TSS was 2.21-6.52% of that in the RDS. These findings will facilitate our understanding of the importance of RDS grain size distribution in heavy metal pollution caused by urban storm runoff...
  10. ncbi Cadmium levels in Europe: implications for human health
    Jilang Pan
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Environ Geochem Health 32:1-12. 2010
    ..Some correlations were suggested between cadmium levels and the age-adjusted prostate or breast cancer rates distributed in the European countries under study...
  11. ncbi Variation of heavy metals within and among feathers of birds of prey: effects of molt and external contamination
    T Dauwe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp UIA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Environ Pollut 124:429-36. 2003
    ..This should be taken into account in future monitoring studies...
  12. pmc Global source-receptor relationships for mercury deposition under present-day and 2050 emissions scenarios
    Elizabeth S Corbitt
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:10477-84. 2011
    ..Better understanding is needed of the time scales for transfer of mercury from active pools to stable geochemical reservoirs...
  13. ncbi Environmental mercury contamination in China: sources and impacts
    L Zhang
    Croucher Institute for Environmental Science and Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Environ Int 33:108-21. 2007
    ..Adverse health effects of residents living in places with a higher background level of Hg, due to long-term exposure to chronic levels of Hg through oral intake should not be overlooked...
  14. ncbi Phytoremediation: synergistic use of plants and bacteria to clean up the environment
    Bernard R Glick
    Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1
    Biotechnol Adv 21:383-93. 2003
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  15. ncbi Global climate change and contaminants--an overview of opportunities and priorities for modelling the potential implications for long-term human exposure to organic compounds in the Arctic
    James M Armitage
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, Aarhus C, Denmark 8000
    J Environ Monit 13:1532-46. 2011
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  16. ncbi Erythrocyte glutathione transferase: a novel biomarker to check environmental pollution hazardous for humans
    Raffaele Fabrini
    Department of Chemical Sciences and Technologies, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 426:71-5. 2012
    ..Aim of the present study is to verify if e-GST may represent a biomarker able to signalize an environmental pollution hazardous for humans...
  17. ncbi Potential application of population models in the European ecological risk assessment of chemicals. II. Review of models and their potential to address environmental protection aims
    Nika Galic
    Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 6:338-60. 2010
    ..Because most of the models reviewed here were not developed for regulatory risk assessment, there is great potential and a variety of ecological models in the published literature...
  18. pmc Implications of global climate change for natural resource damage assessment, restoration, and rehabilitation
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:93-101. 2013
    ..We believe that adoption of these recommendations will lead to a more efficacious NRDAR process, despite the challenges posed by climate change...
  19. ncbi Tracking hydrocarbon plume transport and biodegradation at Deepwater Horizon
    Richard Camilli
    Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Science 330:201-4. 2010
    ..Dissolved oxygen concentrations suggest that microbial respiration rates within the plume were not appreciably more than 1 micromolar oxygen per day...
  20. ncbi Contaminants reduce the richness and evenness of marine communities: a review and meta-analysis
    Emma L Johnston
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Environ Pollut 157:1745-52. 2009
    ..Survey studies identified larger effects than laboratory or field experiments. Anthropogenic contamination is strongly associated with reductions in the species richness and evenness of marine habitats...
  21. ncbi Long-term ecosystem response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill
    Charles H Peterson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    Science 302:2082-6. 2003
    ..Delayed population reductions and cascades of indirect effects postponed recovery. Development of ecosystem-based toxicology is required to understand and ultimately predict chronic, delayed, and indirect long-term risks and impacts...
  22. pmc Cloud coverage acts as an amplifier for ecological light pollution in urban ecosystems
    Christopher C M Kyba
    Institute for Space Sciences, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e17307. 2011
    ..1. These results have important implications for choronobiological and chronoecological studies in urban areas, where this amplification effect has previously not been considered...
  23. ncbi Socioeconomic consequences of mercury use and pollution
    Edward B Swain
    Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St Paul 55155, USA
    Ambio 36:45-61. 2007
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  24. ncbi Phytoextraction of metals and metalloids from contaminated soils
    Steve P McGrath
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 14:277-82. 2003
    ..More fundamental understanding of the traits and mechanisms involved in hyperaccumulation are needed so that phytoextraction can be optimised...
  25. ncbi Monitoring urban heavy metal pollution using the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
    K M Swaileh
    Dept of Biology and Biochemistry, Birzeit University, P O Box 14, Birzeit, West Bank, Palestinian Authority
    J Environ Monit 8:209-13. 2006
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  26. ncbi Indices for the assessment of environmental pollution of the Baltic Sea coasts: integrated assessment of a multi-biomarker approach
    Katja Broeg
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Am Handelshafen 12, D 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:508-22. 2006
    ..Sea were applied on selected biomarker data collected during the EU project "BEEP" (Biological Effects of Environmental Pollution on Marine Coastal Ecosystems)...
  27. ncbi Mercury accumulation in the surface layers of mountain soils: a case study from the Karkonosze Mountains, Poland
    Katarzyna Szopka
    Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Institute of Soil Science and Environmental Protection, Grunwaldzka 53, Wrocław, Poland
    Chemosphere 83:1507-12. 2011
    ..50 mg kg(-1)) was exceeded in a few sites. The pools of Hg accumulated in soils were in the range: 0.8-84.8 mg m(-2), with a mean value of 16.5 mg m(-2), and they correlated strongly with the pools of stored organic matter...
  28. ncbi Heavy metal contamination of topsoils around a lead and zinc smelter in the Republic of Macedonia
    Trajce Stafilov
    Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Sts Cyril and Methodius University, P O Box 162, 1001 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
    J Hazard Mater 175:896-914. 2010
    ..GIS technology was applied to depict the areas most affected by contamination from the lead and zinc smelter...
  29. ncbi Pyrethroids in human breast milk: occurrence and nursing daily intake estimation
    Cayo Corcellas
    Dep of Environmental Chemistry, IDAEA, CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 47:17-22. 2012
    ..The estimated daily intakes for nursing infants were always below the acceptable daily intake levels, nevertheless in certain samples the detected concentrations were very close to the maximum acceptable levels...
  30. ncbi Agroecosystems, nitrogen-use efficiency, and nitrogen management
    Kenneth G Cassman
    Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0915, USA
    Ambio 31:132-40. 2002
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  31. ncbi Effects of heavy metals on immunocompetence of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)
    Jennifer A Biser
    Department of Biological Sciences, Campus Box 4120, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 61790 4120, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:173-84. 2004
    ..e., tissue analyses) to establish a database suitable to clarify the dose-response relationship between contaminants and target systems...
  32. ncbi Cadmium and lead in bovine milk in the mining area of the Caudal River (Spain)
    José Ramiro González-Montaña
    Medicine, Surgery and Anatomy Veterinary Department, Veterinary Faculty, University of Leon, Campus de Vegazana, 24071, Leon, Spain
    Environ Monit Assess 184:4029-34. 2012
    ..All the values found are in concordance with research carried out at non-polluted areas, and those for the lead are well below the European Union limitations...
  33. pmc Surviving in a toxic world: transcriptomics and gene expression profiling in response to environmental pollution in the critically endangered European eel
    Jose Martin Pujolar
    Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy
    BMC Genomics 13:507. 2012
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  34. ncbi Ecological effects, transport, and fate of mercury: a general review
    D W Boening
    Lockheed Martin Environmental Services Assistance Team, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
    Chemosphere 40:1335-51. 2000
    ..With few exceptions, terrestrial plants (woody plants in particular) are generally insensitive to the harmful effects of mercury compounds...
  35. ncbi China's growing CO2 emissions--a race between increasing consumption and efficiency gains
    Glen P Peters
    Industrial Ecology Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 41:5939-44. 2007
    ..As China continues to rapidly develop there is an opportunity to further implement and extend policies, such as the Circular Economy, that will help China avoid the high emissions path taken by today's developed countries...
  36. ncbi Environmental science: nutrients in synergy
    Eric A Davidson
    Nature 449:1000-1. 2007
  37. ncbi Phytodegradation of organic compounds
    Lee A Newman
    University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 15:225-30. 2004
    ..Although still a relatively new area of research, there are many laboratories studying the underlying science necessary for a wide range of applications for plant-based remediation of organic contaminants...
  38. ncbi Phytoextraction of toxic metals: a review of biological mechanisms
    Mitch M Lasat
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Environ Qual 31:109-20. 2002
    ..The review concludes with an assessment of the current status of technology deployment and suggestions for future phytoremediation research...
  39. ncbi Lysosomal and autophagic reactions as predictive indicators of environmental impact in aquatic animals
    Michael N Moore
    Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, The Hoe, Plymouth, UK
    Autophagy 2:217-20. 2006
    ..Finally, coupled measurement of lysosomal-autophagic reactions and modelling is proposed as a practical toolbox for predicting toxic environmental risk...
  40. ncbi Environmental pollution with soil-transmitted helminths in Sanliurfa, Turkey
    M Ulukanligil
    Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Harran Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Arastirma Hastanesi, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:903-9. 2001
    ..Improving environmental sanitation is imperative for the control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Sanliurfa...
  41. ncbi E-waste: an assessment of global production and environmental impacts
    Brett H Robinson
    Department of Soil and Physical Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Canterbury, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 408:183-91. 2009
    ..There is evidence that E-waste associated contaminants may be present in some agricultural or manufactured products for export...
  42. ncbi Micro-evolution due to pollution: possible consequences for ecosystem responses to toxic stress
    Matías H Medina
    CIEN Austral Centro de Investigación en Nutrición, Tecnología de Alimentos y Sustentabilidad, Universidad Austral de Chile, Campus Puerto Montt, Región de Los Lagos, Chile
    Chemosphere 67:2105-14. 2007
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  43. ncbi Assessment of biological effects of environmental pollution along the NW Mediterranean Sea using mussels as sentinel organisms
    Izaskun Zorita
    Biologia Zelularra eta Histologia Laborategia, Zoologia eta Biologia Zelularra Saila, Zientzia eta Teknologia Fakultatea, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
    Environ Pollut 148:236-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the application of a battery of effect and exposure biomarkers provided relevant data for the assessment of biological effects of environmental pollution along the NW Mediterranean Sea.
  44. ncbi Solid waste treatment and disposal: effects on public health and environmental safety
    Geoffrey Hamer
    Biofocus Foundation and Chemical Engineering Department, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Biotechnol Adv 22:71-9. 2003
    ..The probable and relative effects on both public health and environmental safety of tradition and modern landfill technologies will be evaluated with respect to proposed alternative treatment technologies...
  45. ncbi Export of toxic chemicals - a review of the case of uncontrolled electronic-waste recycling
    M H Wong
    Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences, and Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Environ Pollut 149:131-40. 2007
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  46. pmc Viral multiplex quantitative PCR assays for tracking sources of fecal contamination
    Sandro Wolf
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, Kenepuru Science Centre, P O Box 50 348, Porirua, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1388-94. 2010
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  47. ncbi Development of a qPCR assay for the quantification of porcine adenoviruses as an MST tool for swine fecal contamination in the environment
    A Hundesa
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Virol Methods 158:130-5. 2009
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  48. ncbi [Study of self-reported health of people living near point sources of environmental pollution: a review. Second part: analysis of results and perspectives]
    C Daniau
    institut de veille sanitaire InVS, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 61:388-98. 2013
    Epidemiological studies have investigated the health impacts of local sources of environmental pollution using as an outcome variable self-reported health, reflecting the overall perception interviewed people have of their own health...
  49. ncbi Role of Chinese wind-blown dust in enhancing environmental pollution in Metropolitan Seoul
    Wonnyon Kim
    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea University, Seoul 136 713, Republic of Korea
    Environ Pollut 153:333-41. 2008
    ..Such wind-paths were confirmed by a simulation of the air-mass trajectories. The magnetic technique appears to be useful for determining the anthropogenic pollution of Asian dust...
  50. pmc Concern about environmental pollution: how much difference do race and ethnicity make? A New Jersey case study
    Michael R Greenberg
    Edward J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1958, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:369-74. 2005
    ..non-Hispanic white, and English-speaking Hispanic Americans were significantly more concerned about environmental pollution problems than were Asian Americans and Spanish-language Hispanic Americans...
  51. ncbi Spatial variability of soil heavy metals in the three gorges area: multivariate and geostatistical analyses
    Wei Wu
    College of Computer and Information Science, Southwest University, Chongqing, 400716, China
    Environ Monit Assess 157:63-71. 2009
    ..The high concentration of Cd was resulted from agricultural practices and parent materials. The concentrations of Cr, Cu, Hg, and Zn were associated with parent materials and human activities...
  52. ncbi An integrated biomarker-based strategy for ecotoxicological evaluation of risk in environmental management
    Michael N Moore
    Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, West Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3DH, UK
    Mutat Res 552:247-68. 2004
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  53. ncbi Comparative statistical analysis of chrome and vegetable tanning effluents and their effects on related soil
    Saadia R Tariq
    Department of Chemistry, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan
    J Hazard Mater 169:285-90. 2009
    ..The apportionment of selected metals in the effluent and soil samples was determined by a multivariate cluster analysis, which revealed significant differences in chrome and vegetable tanning processes...
  54. ncbi Runoff pollution impacts of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in street dusts from a stream network town
    Hongtao Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100085, China
    Water Sci Technol 58:2069-76. 2008
    ..To reduce the pollution of street dust into the stream network, the buffer zone along the hydrological pathway is suggested and the existing street cleaning methods should also be improved...
  55. ncbi Description of a novel viral tool to identify and quantify ovine faecal pollution in the environment
    Marta Rusinol
    Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 458:355-60. 2013
    ..These results provide a quantitative tool for the analysis of OPyV as a suitable viral indicator of sheep faecal contamination that may be present in the environment...
  56. ncbi MicroRNAs in inflammation and response to injuries induced by environmental pollution
    Eniko Sonkoly
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Mutat Res 717:46-53. 2011
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  57. ncbi Heavy metal contents of road-deposited sediment along the urban-rural gradient around Beijing and its potential contribution to runoff pollution
    Hongtao Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuangqing Road 18, Beijing 100085, China
    Environ Sci Technol 45:7120-7. 2011
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  58. pmc Environmental pollution has sex-dependent effects on local survival
    Tapio Eeva
    University of Turku, Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, Turku 20014, Finland
    Biol Lett 2:298-300. 2006
    ..The local survival of males decreased in the polluted area over the study period along with the simultaneous decrease in heavy metal emissions. This temporal trend is in agreement with the stress hormone hypothesis...
  59. ncbi Application of persulfate to remediate petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soil: feasibility and comparison with common oxidants
    Chia Hsien Yen
    Environmental Protection Bureau, Nantou County Government, No 660, Zhongxing Rd, Nantou City, Nantou 54001, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 186:2097-102. 2011
    ..Results of this study indicate that the application of persulfate oxidation is a feasible method to treat soil contaminated by diesel and fuel oil...
  60. ncbi Long-term heavy metal pollution and mortality in a Chinese population: an ecologic study
    Mao Wang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sun Yat Sen University, 74 Zhongshan Road 2, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Biol Trace Elem Res 142:362-79. 2011
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  61. ncbi The notion of hormesis and the dose-response theory: a unified approach
    M A Murado
    Grupo de Reciclado y Valorizacion de Materiales Residuales, Instituto de Investigacions Marinas CSIC, r Eduardo Cabello 6, 36208 Vigo, Galicia, Spain
    J Theor Biol 244:489-99. 2007
    ..Finally, it also allows to discuss some factors which prevent the use of the notion of hormesis-perhaps useful in a clinical context, under strictly controlled conditions-to make decisions on environmental protection measures...
  62. ncbi An ethical dimension to sustainable restoration and long-term management of contaminated areas
    Deborah Oughton
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural University of Norway, P O Box S003, 1432 Aas, Norway
    J Environ Radioact 74:171-83. 2004
    ..The paper covers two critical areas: evaluation of individual countermeasures, and use of the matrix to ensure transparent and systematic consideration of values in selection of a restoration strategy...
  63. ncbi Analysis of Nsukka metropolitan abattoir solid waste and its bacterial contents in south eastern Nigeria: public health implication
    John Anaelom Nwanta
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:21-6. 2010
    ..and Staphylococcus sp. were more frequently isolated, followed by Streptococcus sp., Salmonella sp., and Campylobacter sp. Appropriate strategies for efficient solid waste disposal and management in our abattoirs were recommended...
  64. ncbi A critical review of the application of white rot fungus to environmental pollution control
    Dawen Gao
    School of Forestry, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, PR China
    Crit Rev Biotechnol 30:70-7. 2010
    ..The development of biotechnologies using white rot fungi for environmental pollution control has been implemented to treat various refractory wastes and to bioremediate contaminated soils...
  65. ncbi Are reductions in industrial organic contaminants emissions in rich countries achieved partly by export of toxic wastes?
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 45:9154-60. 2011
    ..Yet, little remains known about the amounts of industrial organic contaminants exported outside former use regions as different types of wastes because of the often illicit nature of these operations...
  66. pmc Gravity models to classify commuting vs. resident workers. An application to the analysis of residential risk in a contaminated area
    Guido Signorino
    Department of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics and Sociology, University of Messina, Via Tommaso Cannizzaro 278, Messina, Italy
    Int J Health Geogr 10:11. 2011
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  67. ncbi BETR-World: a geographically explicit model of chemical fate: application to transport of alpha-HCH to the Arctic
    L Toose
    Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8
    Environ Pollut 128:223-40. 2004
    ..Sensitivity analyses reveal that the performance and reliability of the model is strongly influenced by parameters controlling degradation rates...
  68. ncbi Microbial source tracking to identify human and ruminant sources of faecal pollution in an ephemeral Florida river
    E Chase
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 113:1396-406. 2012
    ..Levels and sources of faecal indicator bacteria (FIB) in an ephemeral Florida river were assessed under different rainfall/flow patterns to explore the effects of rainfall on water quality...
  69. ncbi Environmental policy, legislation and management of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in China
    Melody Hoi Yin Lau
    The Swire Institute of Marine Science and School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Environ Pollut 165:182-92. 2012
    ..China REACH) and the development of a set of National Environmental Standards. In addition to environmental education, these new measures will further enhance the control of chemical pollutants and facilitate effective law enforcement...
  70. ncbi Effect of fire on pools of mercury in forest soil, Central Europe
    Tomas Navratil
    Institute of Geology, Academy of Science, Rozvojová 269, 165 02, Prague 6, Czech Republic
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:269-74. 2009
    ..7 kg year(-1), while the average anthropogenic emissions in the same period amounted to 3 t year(-1). Thus estimated mean emissions of Hg from burned forest soil in the period 2000-2006 reached 1% of the annual anthropogenic Hg emissions...
  71. ncbi [Development of an epidemiological study in a polluted site: the unexpected contribution of sociological and medico-legal approaches]
    Roberto Pasetto
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:325-8. 2008
    ..Indications for further research, operative decisions, public communication, should result from the collected indices as a whole...
  72. ncbi The use of the barbell cluster ANOVA design for the assessment of environmental pollution: a case study, Wigierski National Park, NE Poland
    Zdzisław M Migaszewski
    Pedagogical University, Institute of Chemistry, Geochemistry and the Environment Div, ul Checinska 5, 25 020 Kielce, Poland
    Environ Pollut 133:213-23. 2005
    ..This fact enabled us to study concentrations that are close to regional background levels...
  73. ncbi Environmental management of pesticidal POPs in China: past, present and future
    Dongbin Wei
    Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, PR China
    Environ Int 33:894-902. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the public should be encouraged to participate in managing hazardous pesticidal POPs in China, and international cooperation and communication should be established and strengthened imperatively as well...
  74. ncbi Comparing estimates of persistence and long-range transport potential among multimedia models
    Kathrin Fenner
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1932-42. 2005
    ..Domains of chemical properties in which model differences lead to different results are identified, and guidance on model selection is provided for model users...
  75. ncbi Metal content in femoral head spongious bone of people living in regions of different degrees of environmental pollution in Southern and Middle Poland
    Andrzej Jurkiewicz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Silesian University of Medicine, plac Medykow 1, 41 200 Sosnowiec, Poland
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 59:95-101. 2004
    ..1 microg/g), arsenic (av 0.3 microg/g), and silver (av 0.03 microg/g) was found in every group. Specimens from different regions differed in lead and cadmium content, illustrating the differences in environmental pollution exposure.
  76. ncbi [Three cases of pleural mesothelioma and environmental pollution with tremolite outcrops in Lucania]
    P Bernardini
    Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Roma
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:408-11. 2003
    ..Similar problems had been identified in Turkey, Greece, Corsica, New Caledonia and recently in eastern Sicily...
  77. pmc Biomarkers of oxidative stress and heavy metal levels as indicators of environmental pollution in African cat fish (Clarias gariepinus) from Nigeria Ogun River
    E O Farombi
    Drug Metabolism and Toxicology Research Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 4:158-65. 2007
    ..The study therefore provides a rational use of biomarkers of oxidative stress in biomonitoring of aquatic pollution...
  78. ncbi Sewage exfiltration as a source of storm drain contamination during dry weather in urban watersheds
    Bram Sercu
    Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:7151-7. 2011
    ....
  79. ncbi Mosses as biomonitors of atmospheric heavy metal deposition: spatial patterns and temporal trends in Europe
    H Harmens
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Environment Centre Wales, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK
    Environ Pollut 158:3144-56. 2010
    ..However, temporal trends were country-specific with sometimes increases being found...
  80. ncbi Potential application of ecological models in the European environmental risk assessment of chemicals. I. Review of protection goals in EU directives and regulations
    Udo Hommen
    Fraunhofer IME, P O Box 1260, 57377 Schmallenberg, Germany
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 6:325-37. 2010
    ..5) Prediction of bioaccumulation within food chains: All directives take the possibility of bioaccumulation, and thus secondary poisoning within the food chain, into account...
  81. ncbi The impact of urban environment on oxidative damage (TBARS) and antioxidant systems in lungs and liver of great tits, Parus major
    C Isaksson
    Zoology Department, Goteborg University, Medicinaregatan 18A, 413 90 Goteborg, Sweden
    Environ Res 109:46-50. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that great tit lungs and livers do not seem to be negatively affected, regarding oxidative stress, by living in an urban environment...
  82. ncbi The respiration rate of the beet armyworm pupae (Spodoptera exigua) after multi-generation intoxication with cadmium and zinc
    Paulina Kramarz
    Department of Ecotoxicology, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University ul Gronostajowa 3, 30 387, Krakow, Poland
    Environ Pollut 126:1-3. 2003
    ..Exposure to cadmium did not cause any effects whilst exposure to zinc led to a significant increase in the respiration rate of pupae. The average respiratory quotient (RQ) did not differ between treatments (ca. 0.7)...
  83. pmc Economic gains resulting from the reduction in children's exposure to lead in the United States
    Scott D Grosse
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:563-9. 2002
    ..76-2.38%. With discounted lifetime earnings of $723,300 for each 2-year-old in 2000 dollars, the estimated economic benefit for each year's cohort of 3.8 million 2-year-old children ranges from $110 billion to $319 billion...
  84. ncbi Hydrocarbon spills on Antarctic soils: effects and management
    Jackie M Aislabie
    Landcare Research, Private Bag 3127, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1265-74. 2004
    ..This review summarizes current understanding of the extent and effects of hydrocarbon spillage on Antarctic soils; the observed physical, chemical, and biological responses of such soils; and current gaps in knowledge...
  85. ncbi Initial studies for the phytostabilization of a mine tailing from the Cartagena-La Union Mining District (SE Spain)
    Héctor M Conesa
    Soil Protection Group, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Universitatstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 66:38-44. 2007
    ..H. hirta accumulated around 150 mg kg(-1) Pb in both shoots and roots. Zn concentration was 750 mg kg(-1) in Z. fabago shoots. DTPA-extractable Zn and Cu were positively correlated to plant uptake...
  86. ncbi Rates of urbanisation and the resiliency of air and water quality
    Jiunn Der Duh
    Department of Geography, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Sci Total Environ 400:238-56. 2008
    ..Based on these results we offer a framework for systematically assessing changes in air and water quality in megacities...
  87. ncbi Transgenic plants for phytoremediation: helping nature to clean up environmental pollution
    Benoit Van Aken
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 26:225-7. 2008
    Phytoremediation is the use of plants to clean up environmental pollution. However, detoxification of organic pollutants by plants is often slow, leading to the accumulation of toxic compounds that could be later released into the ..
  88. ncbi Biomarkers in environmental and human health risk assessment
    Tamara S Galloway
    Ecotoxicology and Stress Biology Research Centre, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8 AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:606-13. 2006
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  89. ncbi Molecular epidemiology studies of carcinogenic environmental pollutants. Effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in environmental pollution on exogenous and oxidative DNA damage
    Peter B Farmer
    Cancer Biomarkers and Prevention Group, Biocentre, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Mutat Res 544:397-402. 2003
    ..We are currently extending these studies by an investigation of populations exposed to environmental pollution in three European countries, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic and Bulgaria...
  90. ncbi The Aral Sea disaster and self-rated health
    Eric J Crighton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Primary Care Research Unit, Room E 354, Toronto, Ont, Canada M4N 3M5
    Health Place 9:73-82. 2003
    ..It is also clear that psychosocial health is strongly associated with health perceptions. Thus, to improve the overall health of this population, health remediation measures must address physical as well as psychosocial health problems...
  91. ncbi Factors affecting the phase-out of pesticide use in public areas in Denmark
    Palle Kristoffersen
    Forest and Landscape Denmark, Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Pest Manag Sci 60:605-12. 2004
    ..The models used account for up to 30% of the total variations, meaning that the pesticide use of individual municipalities is very much influenced by other, non-definable factors such as tradition...
  92. ncbi Impacts of an environmental disaster on psychosocial health and well-being in Karakalpakstan
    Eric J Crighton
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Department of Family Medicine, Primary Care Research Unit, M4N 3M5, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 56:551-67. 2003
    ..Environmental problems are commonly perceived to be the cause of somatic symptoms and are significantly related to self-rated health status...
  93. ncbi Environmental pollution and asthma
    L Di Giampaolo
    Immunotoxicology and Allergy Unit, Ageing Research Center, University of Chieti Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:31S-38S. 2011
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  94. ncbi Feed formulations to reduce N excretion and ammonia emission from poultry manure
    K H Nahm
    Feed and Nutrition Laboratory, College of Life and Environmental Science, Taegu University, Gyong San 712 714, South Korea
    Bioresour Technol 98:2282-300. 2007
    ..Reductions in environmental pollution can be achieved through improved diet formulation based on available nutrients in the ingredients, ..
  95. ncbi Export of electronics equipment waste
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 14:1-10. 2008
    ..Manufacturers must develop clean products with longer lifespans that are safe and easy to repair, upgrade, and recycle and will not expose workers and the environment to hazardous chemicals...
  96. ncbi Marinobacter gudaonensis sp. nov., isolated from an oil-polluted saline soil in a Chinese oilfield
    Jun Gu
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, State Joint Key Laboratory of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:250-4. 2007
    ..On the basis of these data, it is proposed that strains SL014B61A(T) and SL014B11A represent a novel species, Marinobacter gudaonensis sp. nov. The type strain is strain SL014B61A(T) (=DSM 18066(T)=LMG 23509(T)=CGMCC 1.6294(T))...
  97. ncbi Toward greener nanosynthesis
    Jennifer A Dahl
    Department of Chemistry and Materials Science Institute, University of Oregon, 1253 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Chem Rev 107:2228-69. 2007
  98. ncbi The influence of lead and cadmium environmental pollution on anthropometric health factors in children
    A Huzior-Bałajewicz
    Chair of Pediatrics Medical Faculty College of Medicine, Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    Przegl Lek 58:315-24. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between environment pollution (lead and cadmium) and selected anthropological factors...
  99. ncbi Electrical and electronic waste: a global environmental problem
    Balakrishnan Ramesh Babu
    Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi 630 006, India
    Waste Manag Res 25:307-18. 2007
    ..Finally, the e-waste recycling industry in India is also discussed...
  100. ncbi On-line and in situ biosensors for monitoring environmental pollution
    Yossi Paitan
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Biotechnol Adv 22:27-33. 2003
    ..Here we survey the potential application of electrochemical biosensors in monitoring of general toxicity as well as hydrocarbons and heavy metals...
  101. ncbi Practical considerations for addressing uncertainties in monitoring bulk deposition
    Ulrich Dämmgen
    Institute of Agroecology, Federal Agricultural Research Centre, Bundesallee 50, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Pollut 134:535-48. 2005
    ..The dependence of measurement accuracy on the number of replicates and the sampling area exposed is discussed. Recommendations are given for sampling strategies, and for making corrections and substitution of missing data...

Research Grants62

  1. Perinatal exposure to environmental estrogens and asthma pathogenesis
    Terumi Midoro Horiuti; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Environmental pollution is a likely contributor to the recent increase in asthma and other allergic diseases...
  2. Does breast cancer start in the womb? BPA, mammogenesis and neoplasia
    ANA SOTO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) Medical Practice: It will make physicians aware of environmental pollution as a cause of diseases, particularly when dealing with cancers in hormone-target organs...
  3. Down-regulation of oxidant-induced airway inflammation though modulation of NRF2
    Michelle Hernandez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..David Peden, a translational scientist with expertise on environmental pollution, oxidative stress, and lead mentor;Dr...
  4. Adaptive Evolutionary Responses of White-footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus) to Urb
    Jason Munshi-South; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Urban populations also experience enhanced intraspecific competition, disease, and environmental pollution. Wildlife may rapidly adapt to these local urban conditions, but few studies have examined this ..
  5. A Novel Plant Cell Bio-Production Platform for Therapeutic Proteins
    Jianfeng Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The growing dual threat of environmental pollution and global warming is considered by most health/medical experts and governments as one of the most ..
  6. PCBs worsen obesity/metabolic syndrome through 'toxic metabolic endotoxemia'
    MATTHEW C CAVE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposal is relevant to all overweight/obese people exposed to environmental pollution.
  7. Role of Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP/p97) in Cadmium-Disturbed Proteostasis
    Changcheng Song; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): Cadmium (Cd2+) poisoning is a serious health threat due to increased level of environmental pollution and lack of effective therapy...
  8. Recruiting the Next Generation of Environmental Toxicologists
    JAMES ENDRES contact HOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 students share the public's concern over environmental pollution and its effects on human health, but are often unable to connect this concern with federally funded ..
  9. Green tea catechins in precancerorus prevention
    HWA CHAIN WANG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the health risk of breast cancer and other cancers resulting from long-term exposure to carcinogens in environmental pollution. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE:Our paradigm serves as a new, time- and cost-efficient approach for identifying ..
  10. Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastes
    PRASANNA CHANDRASEKHAR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Incineration remains the predominant disposal method, with continued problems of environmental pollution, severe local opposition, transportation, high costs and the threat of recent (1997) laws shutting down ..
  11. MECHANISMS OF TCDD TOXICITY
    Diane Russell; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..b>Environmental pollution with polychlorobiphenyls including TCDD mandates the necessity to attempt to pinpoint the underlying ..
  12. Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastes
    PRASANNA CHANDRASEKHAR; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Incineration remains the predominant disposal method, with continued problems of environmental pollution, severe local opposition, transportation, high costs associated with these, and the threat of new laws ..
  13. Study of risk factors of tick-borne encephalitis in Poland
    Pawel Stefanoff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..prevalent in a commune, monthly air temperatures, monthly air humidity, monthly rainfall, measures of environmental pollution, and socio-economic status of commune inhabitants...
  14. Influences of hypoxia on noise induced hearing loss
    Guang Di Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..suffer from insufficient blood oxygen supply due to pulmonary or cardiovascular disease, altitude, and environmental pollution by chemical asphyxiates...
  15. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR VETERINARY MEDICAL STUDENTS
    Charles Courtney; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..effort involving specialists in many different fields, especially in elucidating the role of environmental pollution on human health...
  16. MICROBIAL DEGRADATION OF AGENT ORANGE
    Ananda Chakrabarty; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..degreasers, fire retardants, industrial solvents o as by-products of chemical industry, leading to major environmental pollution problem. The U.S...
  17. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EARLY-ONSET COLORECTAL CANCER
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Egypt has extensive environmental pollution and the highest proportion of early-onset colorectal cancers in patients under age 40 in the world (35 percent of total colorectal cancers)...
  18. Targeting RAR-beta2-led Gene Pathway in Prevention of Esophageal Cancer
    Xiaochun Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..BPDE (a carcinogen present in tobacco smoke and environmental pollution) and tumor-promoting bile acid suppressed RAR-p2 expression and induced expression of EGFR, AP-1, COX-2, ..
  19. INTEGRATED RESEARCH ON HAZARDOUS WASTE CHEMICAL MIXTURES
    Raymond Yang; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..for human exposure to environmental chemical mixtures; (4) develop invertebrate bioreporters for environmental pollution through molecular biology and molecular genetics technology; (5) define ecological impacts resulting from ..
  20. SYNERGISTIC CARCINOGENICTY OF UVA AND BENZO(A)PYRENE
    Huachen Wei; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..that excess exposure to long wavelength ultraviolet A (UVA) combined with PAHs from cigarette smoking or environmental pollution may be associated with the alarmingly increased skin cancers...
  21. FIFTEENTH INTERNATIONAL BIOMETRIC CONFERENCE
    ROBERT KUEHL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..directly related to health issues include survival analysis, epidemiology, genetics, molecular biology, environmental pollution monitoring, modeling metabolism and pharmacokinetics;all of which have direct bearing on solutions to the ..
  22. Water Oxidation in Synthetic heme Oxidase Models
    Alexander T Radosevich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..fuel combustion which would dramatically improve public health, especially in urban areas, by reducing environmental pollution. The risks associated with chronic exposure to pollution from fossil fuel combustion are a major and ..
  23. Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Exposure Related to Pancreatic Cancer Genetic Mutations
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from this study will provide clues about the etiology of pancreatic cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Molecular Characterization of Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..With the large number of patients included in this study from Egypt and the U.S., we may be able develop a better idea about molecular pathways and prognostic factors in IBC pathogenesis. ..
  25. Low Cost, Single Use Sensor for Human Exposure to VOCs
    ANNE EHRET; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S. market that ChemMotif has identified for inexpensive, easy to use, chemical sensors with applications in areas of human health and environmental pollution monitoring.
  26. Epidemiology of Colon Cancer in a Special Population
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, the training in these three areas will provide the skills and experience necessary for an independent career as a molecular and genetic epidemiologist interested in colorectal cancer. ..
  27. Genetic Susceptibility to Mercury-Induced Immune Dysfunction in Autism & ASD
    Ellen Silbergeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Inhibins and Environmental Estrogens in Ovarian Disease
    Louis Guillette; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home Visits
    Malcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Neurotoxicity of Chronic Exposure to Air Pollution
    Lilian Calderon Garciduenas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Health Concordance in Older Mexican American Couples
    MARY PEEK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used for model estimation on three waves of data (1993-94 -1998/9.) ..
  32. Role of Genomic Imprinting in Developmental Neurotoxici*
    Ellen Silbergeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2. To utilize high throughput methods to examine patterns of DNA methylation in candidate genes in sperm and zygote in order to detect the presence of male-mediated effects on imprinted genes involved in early development. ..
  33. Air Pollution and Central Nervous System Disease
    Lilian Calderon Garciduenas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The Award will give me the opportunity to build new skills in 4 areas: Molecular Biology, DNA Damage, Developmental / Neurodegenerative Neuropathology, and to gain experience in grantsmanship. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Influence of Genetics and Air Pollution Exposures on Birth Outcomes
    Kathleen Mortimer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Study designs that allow for cost-efficient participant recruitment and sample collection would guide future cohort studies of children's environmental health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Functional genomics of molluscan schistosome development
    TIMOTHY YOSHINO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this work may lead to novel strategies for controlling infections within the snail host by disrupting specific larval development-dependent genes or their products. ..
  36. Role of O6-alkylguanine in nitrosamine-induced cancers
    Lisa Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will set the stage for a molecular epidemiological study to determine whether individuals who are unable to repair this mutagenic adduct are at increased risk of tobacco-related cancers. ..
  37. An Efficacy Trial of Steps to Your Health for Adults with Learning Domain Disabil
    Suzanne McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Impact of Violence on Obesity & Reproductive Axes in Youth
    Rosalind J Wright; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, salivary cortisol rhythms will be examined in relation to history of violence exposure and as a mediator between violence exposure and the proposed outcomes in a subsample (n=1200). ..
  39. VULNERABILITY OF THE FETUS/INFANT TO PAH, PM2.5 AND ETS.
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  40. HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This setting will hopefully provide an adequate multidimensional range of factors to permit a meaningful examination of physical and social/behavioral risks and the complex pathways that produce disparities in population health status. ..
  41. INFLAMMATION & CORTICOSTEROID RESPONSES IN SEVERE ASTHMA
    KIAN CHUNG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The molecular mechanisms underlying loss of CR will be examined. These studies should lead to more effective therapies for chronic severe asthma. ..
  42. Interoperation of Genome Databases and Tools
    Kei Hoi Cheung; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will extend our approach to other types of genomic data such as microarray data, which both laboratories and others will soon be generating in large quantities. ..
  43. CO-CARCINOGENIC ACTIVITY OF NITROSAMINE METABOLITES
    Lisa Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, this mechanism is likely applicable to other unsymmetric nitrosamines as well as carcinogenic mixtures such as tobacco smoke, a known human carcinogen. ..
  44. Predictors of Spatial Patterns in Urban Air Pollution
    Jonathan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Sublingual Immunotherapy in Dust Mite Allergy
    Robert Bush; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lastly, we will monitor and assess the tolerability and safety of SLIT in the treatment of allergic disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. BIOMARKERS OF GENETIC DAMAGE AND ANTIOXIDANT
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Once validated in this model population, these biomarkers would also have applicability in evaluating interventions in occupational cohorts and other populations highly exposed to carcinogens. ..
  47. CHRONIC LIFE STRESS AND INCIDENT ASTHMA IN ADULT WOMEN
    Rosalind Wright; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To our knowledge, this would be the first large-scale (N=64,000) longitudinal study of the association between a specific chronic life stressor (i.e., violence) and the incidence of asthma in adult women. ..
  48. NEW BIOMARKERS OF NEUROTOXICITY
    Marc Weisskopf; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Development of a peptide array synthesis system
    Charles Delisi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..6. Develop in silico methods to effectively select millions of different peptide sequences such that tens of different sequences will bind virtually any protein presented to the array. ..
  50. Quantifying Biosynthesized Porphyrins and Complexes
    MARK SCHLAUTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The CL detection systems developed for ion-pair HPLC in this project will ultimately find use as powerful new detection systems for micro-chip, nano-chip, and microarray applications. ..
  51. IMMUNE PEPTIDES IN AEDES AEGYPTI
    TIMOTHY YOSHINO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  52. MULTI-LEVEL ANALYSIS OF URBAN CHILDHOOD ASTHMA RISK
    Rosalind Wright; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..An additional feature of the proposal is the opportunity to involve under represented minority students (predoctoral and summer interns) from two NIH-funded grants whose principal investigator is a co-investigator on this proposal. ..
  53. Computational Methods for Cell Systems Analysis
    Charles Delisi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Superoxide Generation from eNOS: The Role of Pterins
    JEANNETTE M VASQUEZ VIVAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Generally this proposal is aimed at understanding these fundamental mechanisms that should provide the basis for developing new and improved strategies in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and CVD. ..
  55. Environmental Endocrine Disrupters 2008 Gordon Research Conference
    Shanna Swan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Asbestos Disease Among Household Contacts of Vermiculite Workers
    Alfred Franzblau; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, tests for trend will be conducted to[unreadable] determine significant increasing pleural changes in household contacts by increasing indices of exposure. ..
  57. LEAD-GENE INTERACTIONS AND CONGNITION
    Marc Weisskopf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results of this research promise to shed further light on lead's potential impact on society and may also give rise to tools for identifying susceptible individuals as well as early brain effects. ..
  58. Doctoral Training in Bioinformatics
    Charles Delisi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. US STUDY OF SEMEN QUALITY IN PARTNERS OF PREGNANT WOMEN
    Shanna Swan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....