polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons


Summary: Aromatic hydrocarbons that contain extended fused-ring structures.

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  1. Nojiri H, Nam J, Kosaka M, Morii K, Takemura T, Furihata K, et al. Diverse oxygenations catalyzed by carbazole 1,9a-dioxygenase from Pseudomonas sp. Strain CA10. J Bacteriol. 1999;181:3105-13 pubmed
    ..In addition to the angular dioxygenation, CARDO catalyzed the cis dihydroxylation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and biphenyl...
  2. Johannes C, Majcherczyk A. Natural mediators in the oxidation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by laccase mediator systems. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000;66:524-8 pubmed
    ..9 V and decreased thereafter with redox potentials exceeding this value. Natural compounds such as methionine, cysteine, and reduced glutathione, containing sulfhydryl groups, were also active as mediator compounds. ..
  3. Boonchan S, Britz M, Stanley G. Degradation and mineralization of high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by defined fungal-bacterial cocultures. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000;66:1007-19 pubmed
    This study investigated the biodegradation of high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in liquid media and soil by bacteria (Stenotrophomonas maltophilia VUN 10,010 and bacterial consortium VUN 10,009) and a fungus (..
  4. . Some non-heterocyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and some related exposures. IARC Monogr Eval Carcinog Risks Hum. 2010;92:1-853 pubmed
  5. Skogland Enerstvedt K, Sydnes M, Pampanin D. Study of the plasma proteome of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): Effect of exposure to two PAHs and their corresponding diols. Chemosphere. 2017;183:294-304 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the results provide valuable knowledge for future studies of the Atlantic cod plasma proteome and generate grounds for establishing new plasma protein biomarkers for environmental monitoring of PAH related exposure. ..
  6. Lestingi C, Tavoloni T, Bardeggia V, Perugini M, Piersanti A. A fit-for-purpose method to monitor 16 European Union PAHs in food: results of five years of official food control in two Italian regions. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2017;34:1140-1152 pubmed publisher
    ..single-quadrupole analytical method for the analysis of the 16 priority European Union (EU) polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in food is presented...
  7. Wang F, Zhu X, Zhang Z, Chen L, Fan J, Li Q, et al. [The relationship between histone H3Ser10 phosphorylation and DNA damage in periphery blood lymphocytes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposed workers]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2017;51:421-426 pubmed publisher
    b>Objective: To investigate the effect of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) exposure on the level of histone H3Ser10 phosphorylation (p-H3S10) and DNA damage degree in peripheral blood lymphocyte (PBLCs)...
  8. Kim P, Roh J, Hong Y, Kwon J. Effects of soil water saturation on sampling equilibrium and kinetics of selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Chemosphere. 2017;184:86-92 pubmed publisher
    ..PDMS) passive samplers were deployed into artificial soils spiked with seven selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)...
  9. Rocha M, Dores Sousa J, Cruzeiro C, Rocha E. PAHs in water and surface sediments from Douro River estuary and Porto Atlantic coast (Portugal)-impacts on human health. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:425 pubmed publisher

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  1. Acosta Santoyo G, Cameselle C, Bustos E. Electrokinetic - Enhanced ryegrass cultures in soils polluted with organic and inorganic compounds. Environ Res. 2017;158:118-125 pubmed publisher
    ..The tests with AC current showed the highest biomass production in a treatment of 1 month. The more biomass production the more removal of heavy metals and PAHs from soil. ..
  2. Rimayi C, Chimuka L, Odusanya D, de Boer J, Weiss J. Source characterisation and distribution of selected PCBs, PAHs and alkyl PAHs in sediments from the Klip and Jukskei Rivers, South Africa. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:327 pubmed publisher
    A study of the distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) utilising 16 priority PAHs, benzo(e)pyrene, perylene, 19 alkylated PAHs and 31 ortho substituted PCBs in South Africa is presented...
  3. Yeo B, Takada H, Hosoda J, Kondo A, Yamashita R, Saha M, et al. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and Hopanes in Plastic Resin Pellets as Markers of Oil Pollution via International Pellet Watch Monitoring. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2017;73:196-206 pubmed publisher
    ..However, hopane compositions can be used for fingerprinting sources of oil pollution. Thus, both PAHs and hopanes in IPW allow for low cost, remote monitoring of global oil pollution. ..
  4. Trellu C, Oturan N, Pechaud Y, van Hullebusch E, Esposito G, Oturan M. Anodic oxidation of surfactants and organic compounds entrapped in micelles - Selective degradation mechanisms and soil washing solution reuse. Water Res. 2017;118:1-11 pubmed publisher
    ..A comparative study highlighted the superiority of this treatment strategy, compared to the use of activated carbon for selective adsorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and SW solution reuse.
  5. Sholts S, Smith K, Wallin C, Ahmed T, Wärmländer S. Ancient water bottle use and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure among California Indians: a prehistoric health risk assessment. Environ Health. 2017;16:61 pubmed publisher
    b>Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are the main toxic compounds in natural bitumen, a fossil material used by modern and ancient societies around the world...
  6. Oleszczuk P, Godlewska P, Reible D, Kraska P. Bioaccessibility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in activated carbon or biochar amended vegetated (Salix viminalis) soil. Environ Pollut. 2017;227:406-413 pubmed publisher
    ..the effect of activated carbon (AC) or biochars on the bioaccessibility (Cbioacc) of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soils vegetated with willow (Salix viminalis)...
  7. Shen G. Mutagenicity of particle emissions from solid fuel cookstoves: A literature review and research perspective. Environ Res. 2017;156:761-769 pubmed publisher
    ..5. Relationship between mutagenicity and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) emissions is inconsistent among studies as PAHs are minor fractions of toxic organics ..
  8. Razmi H, Khosrowshahi E, Farrokhzadeh S. Introduction of coiled solid phase microextraction fiber coated by mesoporous silica/cetyltrimethylammonium bromide for ultra-trace environmental analysis. J Chromatogr A. 2017;1506:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..an adsorbent by electrochemically assisted self-assembly method and used for the preconcentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) as model analytes prior to chromatographic determination...
  9. Ma J, Liu H, Tong L, Wang Y, Liu S, Zhao L, et al. Source apportionment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and n-alkanes in the soil-sediment profile of Jianghan Oil Field, China. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:13344-13351 pubmed publisher
    Surface soil in oil exploration area always contains high contents of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and n-alkanes...
  10. Hindersmann B, Achten C. Accelerated benzene polycarboxylic acid analysis by liquid chromatography-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry for the determination of petrogenic and pyrogenic carbon. J Chromatogr A. 2017;1510:57-65 pubmed publisher
    ..For reliable source identification of the carbon species, the combination with other methods, such as e. g. analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons may be successful.
  11. Zhao S, Jia H, Nulaji G, Gao H, Wang F, Wang C. Photolysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) on Fe3+-montmorillonite surface under visible light: Degradation kinetics, mechanism, and toxicity assessments. Chemosphere. 2017;184:1346-1354 pubmed publisher
    Photochemical behavior of various polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) on Fe3+-modified montmorillonite was explored to determine their potential kinetics, pathways, and mechanism under visible light...
  12. Srivastava P, Sreekrishnan T, Nema A. Human health risk assessment and PAHs in a stretch of river Ganges near Kanpur. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:445 pubmed publisher
    The presence of 13 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) was measured in a small stretch of river Ganges in Kanpur, using high-performance liquid chromatography equipped with photodiode array detector (HPLC/PDA)...
  13. Yokozawa T, Yokoyama A. Chain-growth condensation polymerization for the synthesis of well-defined condensation polymers and pi-conjugated polymers. Chem Rev. 2009;109:5595-619 pubmed publisher
  14. Sowada J, Lemoine L, Schön K, Hutzler C, Luch A, Tralau T. Toxification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by commensal bacteria from human skin. Arch Toxicol. 2017;91:2331-2341 pubmed publisher
    The ubiquitous occurrence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) leads to constant human exposure at low levels. Toxicologically relevant are especially the high-molecular weight substances due to their (pro-)carcinogenic potential...
  15. Stemp Morlock G. Chemical exposures: an eye to the sea. Environ Health Perspect. 2008;116:A156 pubmed
  16. Morales Caselles C, Yunker M, Ross P. Identification of Spilled Oil from the MV Marathassa (Vancouver, Canada 2015) Using Alkyl PAH Isomer Ratios. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2017;73:118-130 pubmed publisher
    ..was then conducted based on the analysis of a large suite of alkanes, petroleum biomarkers, parent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and alkyl PAH isomers...
  17. Ji W, Zhang M, Duan W, Wang X, Zhao H, Guo L. Phytic acid-stabilized super-amphiphilic Fe3O4-graphene oxide for extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from vegetable oils. Food Chem. 2017;235:104-110 pubmed publisher
    ..GOPA@Fe3O4 was used as a sorbent for enrichment of eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from vegetable oils by magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE)...
  18. Smith L, Salvito D. Comments on "the sweet scent on baby's breath?". Environ Health Perspect. 2008;116:A154-5 pubmed publisher
  19. Mahpishanian S, Sereshti H, Ahmadvand M. A nanocomposite consisting of silica-coated magnetite and phenyl-functionalized graphene oxide for extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon from aqueous matrices. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;55:164-173 pubmed publisher
    ..that can be applied to the magnetic solid-phase extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from water samples...
  20. Medeiros L, Delunardo F, Simões L, Paulino M, Vargas T, Fernandes M, et al. Water-soluble fraction of petroleum induces genotoxicity and morphological effects in fat snook (Centropomus parallelus). Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;144:275-282 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, the different periods of exposure were not sufficient to induce severe gill damage in C. parallelus. Moreover, this fish demonstrated its usefulness as a sentinel species. ..
  21. Kumpiene J, Nordmark D, Carabante I, Sužiedelytė Visockienė J, Aksamitauskas V. Remediation of soil contaminated with organic and inorganic wood impregnation chemicals by soil washing. Chemosphere. 2017;184:13-19 pubmed publisher
    ..impregnation chemicals by 1) defining the final distribution of trace elements (As, Cu, Cr, Zn) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in separated soil particle size fractions; and 2) defining the leaching behavior of the ..
  22. Sigmund G, Bucheli T, Hilber I, Micic V, Kah M, Hofmann T. Effect of ageing on the properties and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon composition of biochar. Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2017;19:768-774 pubmed publisher
  23. Protano C, Owczarek M, Antonucci A, Guidotti M, Vitali M. Assessing indoor air quality of school environments: transplanted lichen Pseudovernia furfuracea as a new tool for biomonitoring and bioaccumulation. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:358 pubmed publisher
    ..The elements As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni and Pb and 12 selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were used to assess P...
  24. Arnberg M, Moodley L, Dunaevskaya E, Ramanand S, Ingvarsdottir A, Nilsen M, et al. Effects of chronic crude oil exposure on early developmental stages of the Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica). J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2017;80:916-931 pubmed publisher
    ..This might be attributed to the narcotic effects of oil pollutants, their direct ingestion, or accumulated adverse effects over early development. ..
  25. Marquès M, Sierra J, Drotikova T, Mari M, Nadal M, Domingo J. Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and trace elements in Arctic soils: A case-study in Svalbard. Environ Res. 2017;159:202-211 pubmed publisher
    A combined assessment on the levels and distribution profiles of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and trace elements in soils from Pyramiden (Central Spitsbergen, Svalbard Archipelago) is here reported...
  26. Xie Y, Gu Z, Herath H, Gu M, He C, Wang F, et al. Evaluation of bacterial biodegradation and accumulation of phenanthrene in the presence of humic acid. Chemosphere. 2017;184:482-488 pubmed publisher
    ..effect of humic acid (HA) on physicochemical properties of bacterial surfaces and on mass transfer of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from aqueous phase into intracellular bacteria...
  27. Slezakova K, Oliveira M, Madureira J, Fernandes E, Delerue Matos C, Morais S, et al. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in Portuguese educational settings: a comparison between preschools and elementary schools. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2017;80:630-640 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to determine levels and risks due to inhalation exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in different educational settings, namely for 3- to 5- year-old and 6- to 10-year-old children...
  28. Shahsavani S, Hoseini M, Dehghani M, Fararouei M. Characterisation and potential source identification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in atmospheric particles (PM10) from urban and suburban residential areas in Shiraz, Iran. Chemosphere. 2017;183:557-564 pubmed publisher
    b>Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a generally hazardous class of organic compounds that are identified as toxic, carcinogenic, mutagenic, and teratogenic, and are considered to be a concern for human health because of their ..
  29. Barjhoux I, Clerandeau C, Menach K, Anschutz P, Gonzalez P, Budzinski H, et al. A comprehensive study of the toxicity of natural multi-contaminated sediments: New insights brought by the use of a combined approach using the medaka embryo-larval assay and physico-chemical analyses. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;142:509-521 pubmed publisher
    ..and contamination profile of sediments, mainly impacted by metallic trace elements and, unexpectedly, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Exposure to sediments induced different toxic impacts on medaka early life stages when compared with ..
  30. Guerranti C, Perra G, Alessi E, Baroni D, Caserta D, Caserta D, et al. Biomonitoring of chemicals in biota of two wetland protected areas exposed to different levels of environmental impact: results of the "PREVIENI" project. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:456 pubmed publisher
    ..polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs 58 congeners), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs, 13 congeners), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs, 16 compounds), toxic trace elements, the phthalate di-2-ethylexyl phthalate (DEHP) and its ..
  31. Somtrakoon K, Chouychai W, Lee H. Comparing anthracene and fluorene degradation in anthracene and fluorene-contaminated soil by single and mixed plant cultivation. Int J Phytoremediation. 2014;16:415-28 pubmed
    ..The results show that co-cultivation of plants has merit in the phytoremediation of PAH-spiked soil. ..
  32. Kim M, Jung J, Ha S, An J, Shim W, Yim U. Long-Term Monitoring of PAH Contamination in Sediment and Recovery After the Hebei Spirit Oil Spill. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2017;73:93-102 pubmed publisher
    ..The sedimentary PAH concentrations in the monitoring area have returned to regional background levels. ..
  33. Tao Y, Yu J, Lei G, Xue B, Zhang F, Yao S. Indirect influence of eutrophication on air - water exchange fluxes, sinking fluxes, and occurrence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Water Res. 2017;122:512-525 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we take the large shallow eutrophic Lake Taihu in China and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) as examples to provide novel knowledge on the indirect influence of eutrophication on air - ..
  34. Valotto G, Rampazzo G, Gonella F, Formenton G, Ficotto S, Giraldo G. Source apportionment of PAHs and n-alkanes bound to PM1 collected near the Venice highway. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;54:77-89 pubmed publisher
    n-Alkanes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) bound to atmospheric particulate matter (PM1) were investigated in a traffic site located in an urban area of Venice Province (Eastern Po Valley, Italy) during the cold ..
  35. Re Depaolini A, Bianchi G, Fornai D, Cardelli A, Badalassi M, Cardelli C, et al. Physical and chemical characterization of representative samples of recycled rubber from end-of-life tires. Chemosphere. 2017;184:1320-1326 pubmed publisher
    ..The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) content was correlated to the aromaticity index and a model was built to establish the H-Bay ..
  36. Huang Y, Liu M, Wang R, Khan S, Gao D, Zhang Y. Characterization and source apportionment of PAHs from a highly urbanized river sediments based on land use analysis. Chemosphere. 2017;184:1334-1345 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, severe land use changes caused by rapid urbanization can contribute more amount of PAHs emission and complicated sources of PAHs, thus provide insights into the importance of land use types in indicating PAHs source. ..
  37. Lee J, Hong S, Yoon S, Kwon B, Ryu J, Giesy J, et al. Long-term changes in distributions of dioxin-like and estrogenic compounds in sediments of Lake Sihwa, Korea: Revisited mass balance. Chemosphere. 2017;181:767-777 pubmed publisher
    ..Target chemicals include polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), alkylphenols (APs), and recently reported emerging chemicals, styrene oligomers (SOs)...
  38. Gritti F, Leal M, McDonald T, Gilar M. Ideal versus real automated twin column recycling chromatography process. J Chromatogr A. 2017;1508:81-94 pubmed publisher
  39. Liu W, Wang Y, Chen Y, Tao S, Liu W. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air, surface soil and wheat grain near a large steel-smelting manufacturer in northern China. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;57:93-103 pubmed publisher
    The total concentrations and component profiles of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in ambient air, surface soil and wheat grain collected from wheat fields near a large steel-smelting manufacturer in Northern China were determined...
  40. Sun Y, Lu S, Zhao X, Ding A, Wang L. Long-Term Oil Pollution and In Situ Microbial Response of Groundwater in Northwest China. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2017;72:519-529 pubmed publisher
    ..Light-chain alkanes (mostly C6-C9), most benzene compounds, and some polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (naphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene) mainly polluted the source...
  41. Kweon O, Kim S, Freeman J, Song J, Baek S, Cerniglia C. Substrate specificity and structural characteristics of the novel Rieske nonheme iron aromatic ring-hydroxylating oxygenases NidAB and NidA3B3 from Mycobacterium vanbaalenii PYR-1. MBio. 2010;1: pubmed publisher
    ..vanbaalenii PYR-1 have been implicated in the initial oxidation of high-molecular-weight (HMW) polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), forming cis-dihydrodiols...
  42. Mizukawa K, Hirai Y, Sakakibara H, Endo S, Okuda K, Takada H, et al. Spatial Distribution and Temporal Trend of Anthropogenic Organic Compounds Derived from the 2011 East Japan Earthquake. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2017;73:185-195 pubmed publisher
    ..To understand the long-term trend of environmental pollution induced by the disaster, continuous monitoring along the Tohoku coast is required. ..
  43. Wang F, Lin T, Li Y, Guo Z, Rose N. Comparison of PM2.5 carbonaceous pollutants between an urban site in Shanghai and a background site in a coastal East China Sea island in summer: concentration, composition and sources. Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2017;19:833-842 pubmed publisher
    ..The samples were analyzed for 16 United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), n-alkanes (20 species, C14-C33), hopanes (10 species, C29-C<..
  44. Cetin B, Yurdakul S, Keles M, Celik I, Ozturk F, Dogan C. Atmospheric concentrations, distributions and air-soil exchange tendencies of PAHs and PCBs in a heavily industrialized area in Kocaeli, Turkey. Chemosphere. 2017;183:69-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Fugacity ratios of PCBs were mostly <1.0 for the whole sampling period. Although the source/sink tendency of soil for some PCBs depends on their volatility, considering the whole data, PCBs were generally deposited to soil. ..
  45. Swati -, Ghosh P, Thakur I. An integrated approach to study the risk from landfill soil of Delhi: Chemical analyses, in vitro assays and human risk assessment. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;143:120-128 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, concentration of 17 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in landfill soil of Delhi was evaluated by selective ion monitoring GC-MS in order to ..
  46. Oziolor E, Carey A, Matson C. A non-destructive BFCOD assay for in vivo measurement of cytochrome P450 3A (CYP3A) enzyme activity in fish embryos and larvae. Ecotoxicology. 2017;26:809-819 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, we describe a sensitive, cheap, fast and easy modified BFCOD assay for in ovo and in vivo determination of CYP3A activity for use in moderate throughput early-life-stage fish experiments. ..
  47. Duarte R, Sadauskas Henrique H, de Almeida Val V, Val A, Nice H, Gagnon M. Biomarker responses and PAH ratios in fish inhabiting an estuarine urban waterway. Environ Toxicol. 2017;32:2305-2315 pubmed publisher
  48. Clementino M, Shi X, Zhang Z. Prevention of Polyphenols Against Carcinogenesis Induced by Environmental Carcinogens. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 2017;36:87-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Exposure to environmental carcinogens such as ultraviolet B (UVB), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and heavy metals has been demonstrated to cause cancer in humans...
  49. Zajda K, Ptak A, Rak A, Fiedor E, Grochowalski A, Milewicz T, et al. Effects of human blood levels of two PAH mixtures on the AHR signalling activation pathway and CYP1A1 and COMT target genes in granulosa non-tumor and granulosa tumor cell lines. Toxicology. 2017;389:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..We measured the concentrations of 16 priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in maternal and cord blood...
  50. Notar M, Leskovsek H. Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in marine sediments using a new ASE-SFE extraction technique. Fresenius J Anal Chem. 2000;366:846-50 pubmed
    ..Method detection limits of (MDL) were statistically estimated. MDL values obtained for 15 PAHs compounds vary between 0.06 ngg(-1) and 3.54 ngg(-1). ..
  51. Glad M, Bihari N, Jaksić Z, Fafanđel M. Comparison between resident and caged mussels: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon accumulation and biological response. Mar Environ Res. 2017;129:195-206 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of resident mussels is recommended as appropriate and less costly approach for monitoring the effect of pollution. ..
  52. Geacintov N, Broyde S. Repair-Resistant DNA Lesions. Chem Res Toxicol. 2017;30:1517-1548 pubmed publisher
  53. Smeltz M, Rowland Faux L, Ghiran C, Patterson W, Garner S, Beers A, et al. A multi-year study of hepatic biomarkers in coastal fishes from the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Mar Environ Res. 2017;129:57-67 pubmed publisher
    ..oil spill, concerns were raised regarding exposure of fish to crude oil components, particularly polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)...
  54. Terzopoulou E, Voutsa D. Study of persistent toxic pollutants in a river basin-ecotoxicological risk assessment. Ecotoxicology. 2017;26:625-638 pubmed publisher
    ..representing three classes: organochlorinated pesticides (OCPs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), were studied in grab water samples, in passive samplers/SemiPermeable Membrane Devices (SPMDs)..
  55. van den Hurk P, Haney D. Biochemical effects of pollutant exposure in fish from urban creeks in Greenville, SC (USA). Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:211 pubmed publisher
    ..These species differences should be taken into account when they are incorporated in environmental risk assessment and biological effect monitoring programs. ..
  56. Song Y, Bian Y, Wang F, Xu M, Ni N, Yang X, et al. Dynamic Effects of Biochar on the Bacterial Community Structure in Soil Contaminated with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:6789-6796 pubmed publisher
    ..wheat straw biochar amended into the soil significantly reduced the bioavailability and toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Biochar amendment helped to maintain the bacterial diversity in the PAH-contaminated soil...
  57. Novakov N, Mihaljev Ž, Kartalović B, Blagojević B, Petrović J, Ćirković M, et al. Heavy metals and PAHs in canned fish supplies on the Serbian market. Food Addit Contam Part B Surveill. 2017;10:208-215 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to determine the level of heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in 57 samples of canned tuna, 25 samples of canned sardines, and 16 samples of canned smoked sprouts, collected from supermarkets ..
  58. Hoffman E, Lyons J, Boxall J, Robertson C, Lake C, Walker T. Spatiotemporal assessment (quarter century) of pulp mill metal(loid) contaminated sediment to inform remediation decisions. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:257 pubmed publisher
    ..of unconsolidated sediment, impacted by inorganic and organic contaminants, including metal[loid]s, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), dioxins, and furans...
  59. Collina E, Bortolami M, Franzoni F, Lasagni M, Piccinelli E, Pitea D. PCDD/F and dioxin-like PCB minimization: A 13-year experimental study along the flue gas cleaning system of a secondary aluminium refining plant. Chemosphere. 2017;181:409-417 pubmed publisher
    ..The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons breakdown could be an additional de novo formation pathway even in industrial plants.
  60. Batista García R, Kumar V, Ariste A, Tovar Herrera O, Savary O, Peidro Guzmán H, et al. Simple screening protocol for identification of potential mycoremediation tools for the elimination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and phenols from hyperalkalophile industrial effluents. J Environ Manage. 2017;198:1-11 pubmed publisher
    ..a view to their potential use in mycoremediation-based strategies to remove phenolic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from industrial wastewaters...
  61. Yamaguti G, Lourenco G, Silveira V, Tone L, Lopes L, Lima C. Increased risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with cytochrome P450A1 (CYP1A1)- and NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1)-inherited gene variants. Acta Haematol. 2010;124:182-4 pubmed publisher
  62. Esquinas N, Rodríguez Valdés E, Marquez G, Gallego J. Diagnostic ratios for the rapid evaluation of natural attenuation of heavy fuel oil pollution along shores. Chemosphere. 2017;184:1089-1098 pubmed publisher
    ..These changes were consistent with those found in the proportion of resins and asphaltene fractions over time. ..
  63. Sun P, Xie B, Song Y, Yang H, Wang Y. Historical Trends of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Reservoir Sediment of the Dianchi Watershed, Southwest China. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2017;99:117-124 pubmed publisher
    ..dating data (210Pb and 137Cs) and OCPs signatures, the temporal distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) was investigated in dated sediment core from Baoxianghe reservoir in Dianchi watershed, ..
  64. Zhao H, Yang B, Xu J, Chen D, Xiao C. PM2.5-induced alterations of cell cycle associated gene expression in lung cancer cells and rat lung tissues. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017;52:77-82 pubmed publisher
    ..The degree of PM2.5-induced damage to the trachea and lung tissue was time-dependent. ..
  65. Dunnigan L, Morton B, van Eyk P, Ashman P, Zhang X, Hall P, et al. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on particulate matter emitted during the co-generation of bioenergy and biochar from rice husk. Bioresour Technol. 2017;244:1015-1023 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) bound to the particulate matter (PM) during the combustion of raw pyrolysis volatiles (bio-oil and pyrogas mixture) generated from the ..
  66. Wang T, Xia Z, Wu M, Zhang Q, Sun S, Yin J, et al. Pollution characteristics, sources and lung cancer risk of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a new urban district of Nanjing, China. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;55:118-128 pubmed publisher
    This paper focused on the pollution characteristics, sources and lung cancer risk of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a new urban district of Nanjing, China. Gaseous and aerosol PM2...
  67. Shang D, Hu M, Guo Q, Zou Q, Zheng J, Guo S. Effects of continental anthropogenic sources on organic aerosols in the coastal atmosphere of East China. Environ Pollut. 2017;229:350-361 pubmed publisher
    ..The concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the marine atmospheric PM2.5 samples was 17.0 ± 20...
  68. Bastiaens L, Springael D, Wattiau P, Harms H, deWachter R, Verachtert H, et al. Isolation of adherent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-degrading bacteria using PAH-sorbing carriers. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000;66:1834-43 pubmed
    ..The new isolation method is appropriate to select for adherent PAH-degrading bacteria, which might be useful to biodegrade sorbed PAHs in soils and sludge. ..
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    ..In the early phases, the sediment concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons were below the detection limit at all sites; they then became detectable, but without significant ..
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