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Florian Gahleitner et al.
Bioanalysis, 5(18), 2239-2247 (2013-09-24)
In-community non-invasive identification of asthma-specific volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in exhaled breath presents opportunities to characterize phenotypes, and monitor disease state and therapies. The feasibility of breath sampling with children and the preliminary identification of childhood asthma markers were studied.
E Gallego et al.
Talanta, 85(1), 662-672 (2011-06-08)
A simple comparison is made to evaluate the relative performance of active and passive sampling methods for the analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in ambient air. The active sampling is done through a multi-sorbent bed tube (Carbotrap, Carbopack X
William A McClenny et al.
Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM, 4(5), 695-705 (2002-10-29)
Ambient air spiked with 1-10 ppbv concentrations of 41 toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) listed in US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Compendium Method TO-14A was monitored using solid sorbents for sample collection and a Varian Saturn 2000 ion trap mass
Alejandra Ribes et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1140(1-2), 44-55 (2006-12-26)
An analytical method based on thermal desorption (TD) coupled to gas chromatography (GC) and mass spectrometry detection (MS) has been developed and validated for the determination of a wide range of odor nuisance and air-quality volatile organic compounds (VOC) in
S Ghittori et al.
Journal of toxicology and environmental health, 38(3), 233-243 (1993-03-01)
Benzene concentrations in urine samples (Cu, ng/L) from 110 workers exposed to benzene in chemical plants and gasoline pumps were determined by injecting urine supernate into a gas chromatograph. The urine was saturated with anhydrous N2SO4 to facilitate the passage
M L Fiorentino et al.
La Medicina del lavoro, 81(2), 107-118 (1990-03-01)
Benzene is a widely diffuse solvent (atmosphere, cigarette smoke, some foods); in the industrial environment benzene is currently present at concentrations of ppm. A valid method of biological monitoring that is easy to perform is needed for assessing occupational and
E Gallego et al.
Waste management (New York, N.Y.), 32(12), 2469-2481 (2012-08-14)
Municipal solid waste treatment facilities are generally faced with odorous nuisance problems. Characterizing and determining the odorous charge of indoor air through odour units (OU) is an advantageous approach to evaluate indoor air quality and discomfort. The assessment of the
S Ghittori et al.
Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro, 10(4-5), 201-205 (1988-07-01)
A laboratory study, using generated atmosphere containing 0.14/23.3 mg/m3 of Benzene, was conducted to adapt an existing industrial hygiene monitoring method for measuring low concentrations of Benzene. This method was developed to determine concentrations of Benzene in the ambient air
T Larsson et al.
Analytical chemistry, 75(20), 5584-5591 (2004-01-09)
Instrumentation and methodology for determination of the gaseous mercury species Hg0, (CH3)2Hg, and CH3Hg+ has been developed. The method is based on continuous addition of gaseous isotopically enriched Hg species (tracers) at the point of sample acquisition, in combination with
Adsorption of organic vapors on the Carbopack Y carbon adsorbent modified with heptakis-(2, 3, 6-tri-O-methyl)-?-cyclodextrin.
Kudryashov SY, et al.
Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 84 (3), 495-502 (2010)
Eva Gallego et al.
The Science of the total environment, 618, 1440-1448 (2017-11-08)
1,3-Butadiene is a carcinogenic compound that can be emitted to the atmosphere from several sources, such as the combustion of organic matter or traffic. However, petrochemical industry is one of the main origins of this compound. Several campaigns (2013-2017) were
K S Chen et al.
Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995), 53(1), 102-112 (2003-02-06)
Twenty-five volatile organic compounds (VOCs) up to C10 were measured using Carbotrap multibed thermal adsorption tubes during the morning and afternoon rush hours on four different days in all three traffic tunnels in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. A gas chromatograph (GC) equipped
D M Obenland et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 47(12), 5184-5188 (1999-12-22)
A number of volatile compounds that contribute to orange flavor were quantified following high-temperature forced-air (HTFA) treatment of the fruit to determine if a relationship exists between the flavor loss that is observed following HTFA treatment and the volatile composition
Jan Pollmann et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1134(1-2), 1-15 (2006-10-03)
Nine commercial solid adsorbent materials (in order of decreasing surface area: Carboxen 1000, Carbosieve S III, molecular sieve 5A, molecular sieve 4A, silica gel, Carboxen 563, activated alumina, Carbotrap and Carboxen 1016) were investigated for their ability to trap and
C Sarbach et al.
Annales pharmaceutiques francaises, 71(4), 203-215 (2013-07-10)
The effect of oxygen on markers of oxidative stress has been partially elucidated. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are created during the oxidative burst and excreted in the human alveolar breath, which indeed contains biomarkers. A general concept including collection, separation
Wojciech Kornacki et al.
The Analyst, 130(5), 632-636 (2005-04-27)
Graphitized carbons, Carbopack X, Carbograph 5TD and Carbotrap B, used to enrich samples of C(3)-C(4) alcohols determined in the atmospheric air produce experimental artefacts. After thermal desorption, recoveries for alcohols are much smaller than unity with a concomitant appearance of
Jun Wang et al.
Environmental science & technology, 36(4), 797-808 (2002-03-07)
Laboratory experiments were conducted in a two-stage horizontal muffle furnace in order to monitor emissions from batch combustion of polystyrene (PS) and identify conditions that minimize them. PS is a dominant component of municipal and hospital waste streams. Bench-scale combustion
Marco D'Alessandro et al.
Chemical senses, 30(9), 739-753 (2005-10-26)
Many parasitic wasps (parasitoids) exploit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by herbivore-infested plants in order to locate their hosts, but it remains largely unknown which specific compounds within the volatile blends elicit the attractiveness to parasitoids. One way of studying
Rafał Borusiewicz et al.
Journal of forensic sciences, 52(1), 70-74 (2007-01-11)
The aim of research was to compare two adsorbents, Tenax TA and Carbotrap 300, to evaluate their usefulness as passive adsorbents of flammable liquids compounds. It was also to determine whether Carbotrap 300 could be used in a passive adsorption
John D Donaldson et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 86(1), 39-43 (2003-02-28)
A fast and accurate analytical method, which uses commercially available adsorbents (Tenax TA, Carbotrap B and C, and Carbosieve S-III), was developed for the sampling and determination of aromatic hydrocarbons, chloroaromatic compounds, and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. The breakthrough volume data show that
Maria Basanta et al.
The Analyst, 135(2), 315-320 (2010-01-26)
The rapid, accurate and non-invasive diagnosis of respiratory disease represents a challenge to clinicians, and the development of new treatments can be confounded by insufficient knowledge of lung disease phenotypes. Exhaled breath contains a complex mixture of volatile organic compounds
Plant Volatile Analysis.
Linskens HF and Jackson JF.
Modern Methods of Plant Analysis, 19, 54-56 (1997)
E Biondi et al.
Talanta, 129, 422-430 (2014-08-17)
A commercial electronic nose (e-nose) equipped with a metal oxide sensor array was trained to recognize volatile compounds emitted by potatoes experimentally infected with Ralstonia solanacearum or Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus, which are bacterial agents of potato brown and ring
Roy M Harrison et al.
Research report (Health Effects Institute), (143), 3-96 (2009-12-17)
The overall aim of our investigation was to quantify the magnitude and range of individual personal exposures to a variety of air toxics and to develop models for exposure prediction on the basis of time-activity diaries. The specific research goals
M L Matney et al.
AIHAJ : a journal for the science of occupational and environmental health and safety, 61(1), 69-75 (2000-04-20)
The sampling capability of Tenax-TA tubes, used in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's solid sorbent air sampler to trap and concentrate contaminants from air aboard spacecraft, was improved by incorporating two sorbents within the tubes. Existing tubes containing only
J Peñuelas et al.
Chemosphere, 45(3), 237-244 (2001-10-11)
The seasonal pattern of non-terpenoid C6-C10 VOC emission by seven Mediterranean woody species (Bupleurum fruticosum, Cistus albidus, Pinus halepensis, Arbutus unedo, Erica arborea, Quercus coccifera, and Q. ilex) was studied under field conditions. Branch chamber samples were sorbed on carbotrap
L Lamaa et al.
Talanta, 115, 881-886 (2013-09-24)
Volatile methyl siloxanes (VMS) have been detected in many different atmospheres such as biogas, sewage sludge, landfill gas, gasoline and ambient air. In these different atmospheres, their presence can involve several contamination problems and negative effects in industrial processes, their
M Ali Awan et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 611(2), 226-232 (2008-03-11)
Biogenic amines, and putrescine and cadaverine in particular, have significant importance in the area of food quality monitoring, and are also potentially important markers of infection, for cancer, diabetes, arthritis and cystic fibrosis. A thermal desorption-gas chromatograph-heated differential mobility spectrometer
Gas phase retention volume behavior of organic compounds on Carbotrap graphitized carbon.
Pankow JF.
Journal of Chromatography A, 547, 488-493 (1991)
E Gallego et al.
The Science of the total environment, 402(1), 130-138 (2008-05-27)
In this study, the emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs, in this case aromatic hydrocarbons containing one benzene ring and furans) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from wood recently treated with creosote are examined. The VOCs and PAHs were identified
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