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Jingguang Li et al.
Environment international, 53, 47-52 (2013-01-17)
Because of the disadvantages of invasive sampling, it is desirable to explore non-invasive matrices for human biomonitoring of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the application of nail, hair and urine
Conny Karnes et al.
Environmental research, 128, 78-83 (2013-12-05)
Research suggests an increased type II diabetes mortality risk among workers occupationally exposed to PFOA. However, a cross-sectional study of highly exposed Mid-Ohio Valley community residents did not demonstrate an association between PFOA and type II diabetes. We examined the
Tõiv Haljasorg et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(23), 5259-5268 (2014-05-23)
A wide range of anthropogenic pollutants that possess serious environmental and health risks are known. One type of these harmful substances that have become a focus of interest during the past decade are perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs), which are extensively used
Katherine K Raleigh et al.
Occupational and environmental medicine, 71(7), 500-506 (2014-05-17)
To evaluate mortality and cancer incidence in a cohort of ammonium perfluorooctanoate (APFO) exposed workers. We linked a combined cohort (n=9027) of employees from APFO and non-APFO production facilities in Minnesota to the National Death Index and to cancer registries
Julia Martín et al.
Bioanalysis, 8(7), 633-647 (2016-03-16)
A new method for the determination of four perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (from C5 to C8) and perfluorooctane sulfonate in human milk samples using stir-bar sorptive extraction-ultra-HPLC-MS/MS has been accurately optimized and validated. Polydimethylsiloxane and polyethyleneglycol modified silicone materials were evaluated.
Dongmei Xu et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 88, 103-107 (2012-11-28)
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a kind of persistent organic pollutants and its aquatic eco-toxicity has attracted wide attention; however, the mechanism involved in its toxicity as well as the cell response against PFOA have not been well established. Herein, using
Qian S Liu et al.
Chemosphere, 190, 191-200 (2017-10-11)
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are ubiquitous and high persistent in human blood, thus potentially inducing a myriad of deleterious consequences. Plasma kallikrein-kinin system (KKS), which physiologically regulates vascular permeability, is vulnerable to exogenous stimulators, like PFASs with long-chain alkyl
Yan Qu et al.
Chemosphere, 107, 218-223 (2014-01-21)
The effects of initial solution pH on the decomposition of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) with hydrated electrons as reductant were investigated. The reductive decomposition of PFOA depends strongly on the solution pH. In the pH range of 5.0-10.0, the decomposition and
Yaning Fu et al.
Chemosphere, 110, 104-110 (2014-03-19)
133 Serum samples collected from Henan donors aged from 0 to 88years were analyzed for 12 perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) accounted for 69.19% of the total PFCs in serum samples, with a median concentration
Bernd Genser et al.
Environmental health : a global access science source, 14, 60-60 (2015-07-15)
A major objective of environmental epidemiology is to elucidate exposure-health outcome associations. To increase the variance of observed exposure concentrations, researchers recruit individuals from different geographic areas. The common analytical approach uses multilevel analysis to estimate individual-level associations adjusted for
Chang-Gui Pan et al.
Chemosphere, 114, 16-25 (2014-08-13)
A survey on contamination profiles of eighteen perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) was performed via high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for surface water and sediments from five typical rivers of the Pearl River Delta region, South China in summer and winter
Zhenlan Xu et al.
The Science of the total environment, 443, 485-490 (2012-12-12)
This study aimed at investigating the presence and distribution of fluorotelomer alcohols (FTOHs), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) in house dust to evaluate human exposure to these compounds via dust ingestion. 31 house dust samples were collected from Bavaria
Weidong Zhang et al.
Toxicology letters, 229(1), 118-125 (2014-06-25)
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is widely used because of its stain-resistant and water-repellant properties. This study aimed to explore the molecular mechanisms undergoing the stimulation effects of PFOA on cancer cell invasion and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) expression. Trans-well filter assay showed
P H Taylor et al.
Chemosphere, 110, 17-22 (2014-06-02)
In light of the widespread presence of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the environment, a comprehensive laboratory-scale study has developed data requested by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine whether municipal and/or medical waste incineration of commercial fluorotelomer-based polymers
Veerle L B Jaspers et al.
Environment international, 52, 9-16 (2012-12-26)
Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) were investigated in tail feathers and soft tissues (liver, muscle, preen gland and adipose tissue) of barn owl (Tyto alba) road-kill victims (n=15) collected in the province of Antwerp (Belgium). A major PFAS producing facility is located
Julian Campo et al.
The Science of the total environment, 503-504, 48-57 (2014-06-18)
The occurrence and sources of 21 perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs: C4-C14, C16, C18 carboxylate, C4, C6-C8 and C10 sulfonates and C8 sulfonamide) were determined in water, sediment, and biota of the Llobregat River basin (NE Spain). Analytes were extracted by solid
Helena Nilsson et al.
Environment international, 51, 8-12 (2012-11-10)
Levels of perfluorocarboxylates (PFCAs) in biological compartments have been known for some time but their transport routes and distribution patterns are not properly elucidated. The opinions diverge whether the exposure of the general population occurs indirect through precursors or direct
Huiming Cao et al.
Environmental science & technology, 53(5), 2811-2819 (2019-02-09)
Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) is a persistent organic pollutant with significant bioaccumulation potential in liver tissues. Exposure to PFOS could cause increase of liver weight, induce adenomas of the liver, and cause hepatomegaly. Alternatives of PFOS might be designed and synthesized that
L Bastos Sales et al.
Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA, 27(6), 1634-1643 (2013-04-23)
Recent studies suggest that endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may form a risk factor for obesity by altering energy metabolism through epigenetic gene regulation. The goal of this study is to investigate the effects of a range of EDCs with putative
Kyle Steenland et al.
Environmental health perspectives, 118(8), 1100-1108 (2010-04-29)
OBJECTIVE AND SOURCES: We reviewed the epidemiologic literature for PFOA. Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) does not occur naturally but is present in the serum of most residents of industrialized countries (U.S. median, 4 ng/mL). Drinking water is the primary route of
Eva Gorrochategui et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 21(20), 11907-11916 (2014-06-28)
The aim of this study was to develop a method based on ultra high performance liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS) for lipid profiling in human placental choriocarcinoma (JEG-3) cells. Lipids were solid-liquid extracted from JEG-3 cells using a
Lilan Zhang et al.
Chemosphere, 114, 114-120 (2014-08-13)
Rotifers play an important role in the dynamics of freshwater and coastal marine ecosystems, and are also important tools for assessing toxicity in aquatic environments. In this study, the effects of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) on the
Lilan Zhang et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 229, 159-167 (2017-06-09)
With the phaseout of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) production in most countries and its well known recalcitrance, there is a need to quantify the potential release of PFOS from precursors previously or currently being emitted into the environment. Aerobic biodegradation of
Yiqiong Yang et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 395, 122686-122686 (2020-04-25)
Adsorption performance, interfacial interaction mechanism and contribution of pores concerning PFOA adsorption to Fe-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) including Fe-BTC, MIL-100-Fe and MIL-101-Fe are investigated using experiments and computational calculation at molecular level even electronic level. Fe-BTC (418 mg/g) with more Lewis
Stanisław Kowalski et al.
Journal of food science and technology, 54(11), 3716-3723 (2017-10-21)
LC-MS/MS method was applied for determination of free amino acids in honey without derivatisation steps. Twenty free amino acids including aspartic acid, asparagine, glutamic acid, glutamine, alanine, arginine, glycine, leucine, histidine, hydroxyproline, isoleucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, proline, serine, threonine, tryptophan
Trine Reistad et al.
Toxicology letters, 218(1), 56-60 (2013-01-24)
The present communication investigates the effects of different perfluoroalkylated compounds (PFCs) on formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and cell death in cultured cerebellar granule cells. This allows direct comparison with similar effects found for other environmental contaminants like polychlorinated
Mei-Huei Chen et al.
Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 24(6), 800-808 (2013-09-17)
Epidemiologic data regarding the potential neurotoxicity of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) are inconclusive. We investigated the associations between in utero exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctyl sulfonate (PFOS) and early childhood neurodevelopment. We recruited 239 mother-infant pairs in northern Taiwan
Anne Vested et al.
Environmental health perspectives, 121(4), 453-458 (2013-01-31)
Perfluorinated alkyl acids (PFAAs), persistent chemicals with unique water-, dirt-, and oil-repellent properties, are suspected of having endocrine-disrupting activity. The PFAA compounds perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) are found globally in humans; because they readily cross the
Martin Švidrnoch et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1356, 258-265 (2014-07-09)
A micellar electrokinetic chromatography method with tandem mass spectrometry has been developed for the selective separation, identification and determination of twelve new designer drugs from the group of synthetic cathinones. Ammonium salt of perfluorooctanoic acid at various concentrations as a
Hassan Javed et al.
Chemosphere, 247, 125883-125883 (2020-01-25)
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a recalcitrant contaminant of emerging concern, and there is growing interest in advanced oxidation processes to degrade it. However, there is ambiguity in the literature about the efficacy of hydroxyl radicals (OH) for degrading PFOA. Here
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