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#1Yongfeng Deng (NU: Nanjing University)H-Index: 10
#2Zehua Yan (NU: Nanjing University)H-Index: 1
Last. Bernardo Lemos (Harvard University)H-Index: 24
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Abstract Increasing evidence shows that microplastics (MPs) have the potential to act as carriers and transport contaminants into organisms, as well as induce serious health risks. Here we endeavored to address for the first time whether MPs could transport and release phthalate esters (PAEs) into mouse gut and the consequential toxic effects. As a result, MPs could adsorb PAEs, transport PAEs into the gut and cause intestinal accumulation. The accumulation of PAE in the gut followed the order o...
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#2Kan ShaoH-Index: 7
Last. Jeffrey S. Gift (EPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency)H-Index: 6
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Abstract This paper describes the use of multiple models and model averaging for considering dose–response uncertainties when extrapolating low-dose risk from studies of populations with high levels of exposure. The model averaging approach we applied builds upon innovative methods developed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), principally through the relaxing of model constraints. The relaxing of model constraints allowed us to evaluate model uncertainty using a broader set of model ...
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#1Yiwen Yang (SCAU: South China Agricultural University)H-Index: 2
#2Ruiting Wu (SCAU: South China Agricultural University)H-Index: 4
Last. Xindi LiaoH-Index: 8
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Abstract The anoxic-oxic (A/O) wastewater treatment process that is widely used in pig farms in China is an important repository for antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs). However, the distribution of ARGs and their hosts in the A/O process has not been well characterized. In this study, the wastewaters in the anoxic and oxic tanks for A/O processes were collected from 38 pig farms. The concentrations of 20 subtypes of ARGs, 5 denitrification-related genes, 2 integrons, and bacterial community comp...
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#1Wiktor Zieliński (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn)H-Index: 1
#2Ewa Korzeniewska (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn)H-Index: 15
Last. Damian Rolbiecki (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn)
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Abstract Drug-resistant and pathogenic Staphylococcus spp. strains can reach surface waters and air with wastewater evacuated to the environment. These strains increase the environmental pool of genetic determinants conferring antibiotic resistance and virulence, and constitute a health risk for the employees of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) who come into daily contact with bioaerosols. The aim of this study was to identify the genetic determinants of drug resistance and virulence in Staphy...
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#1U. Siebert (Mammal Research Institute)
#2Iwona Pawliczka (University of Gdańsk)H-Index: 7
Last. A. Galatius (Mammal Research Institute)
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Abstract Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), the only resident cetacean species of the Baltic Sea is formed of two subpopulations populations, occurring in the western Baltic, Belt Seas and Kattegat and the Baltic Proper, respectively. Harbour porpoises throughout these areas are exposed to a large number of human activities causing direct and indirect effects on individuals, that might also harm this species on a population level. From Latvia, Poland, Germany and Denmark 385 out of 1769 colle...
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#1Siqi Cao (NU: Nanjing University)H-Index: 2
#2Songfeng Wang (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Last. Rong Ji (NU: Nanjing University)H-Index: 30
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Abstract The environmental fate and persistence of bisphenol S (BPS), a substitute for bisphenol A (BPA), are unclear. This study used 14C-labeled BPS to examine the fate, biodegradation, and residue properties of BPS incubated in an oxic soil for 28 days. BPS dissipated quickly, with a half-life of 2.8 days. Most of the BPS was mineralized (53.6 ± 0.2% of initial amount by day 28) or transformed into non-extractable residues (NERs) (45.1 ± 0.3%), with generation of minor extractable residues (3...
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#1Wanying Han (CAU: China Agricultural University)
#2Hongliang Wang (CAU: China Agricultural University)H-Index: 8
Last. Wanbin Zhu (CAU: China Agricultural University)
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Abstract The fabrication of nitrogen-doped activated carbons (N-ACs) from leather solid wastes (LSW), a huge underutilized bioresource, by different activation methods was investigated. N-AC prepared by KOH activation (named KNAC) exhibited superior physical and chemical properties with much higher BET surface area (2247 m2 g−1) and more abundant hierarchical micropores than those activated by nano-CaCO3 (CNAC) or by direct carbonization (NNAC). KOH activation decreased the total nitrogen conten...
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#1Jian Li (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 19
#2Frank Pega (WHO: World Health Organization)H-Index: 8
Last. Paul Landsbergis (SUNY Downstate Medical Center)H-Index: 33
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Abstract Background The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are developing Joint Estimates of the work-related burden of disease and injury (WHO/ILO Joint Estimates), with contributions from a large network of experts. Evidence from mechanistic data suggests that exposure to long working hours may cause ischaemic heart disease (IHD). In this paper, we present a systematic review and meta-analysis of parameters for estimating the number of deaths and di...
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#1Shujun Fan (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 9
#2Bo-Yi Yang (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)H-Index: 14
Last. D Guang-Hui (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)H-Index: 31
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Abstract Background Dyslipidemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Several studies have explored the associations of greenness with blood lipids. However, the evidence is still limited and mixed, especially in rural areas. Methods From May to September 2016, we recruited 4735 Uyghur adults from rural areas of northwestern China. We measured levels of total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol ...
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#1Jian Wu (China University of Geosciences)H-Index: 5
#2Shaofei Kong (China University of Geosciences)H-Index: 25
Last. Mingming Zheng (China University of Geosciences)H-Index: 4
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Abstract Biomass burning (BB) has significant impacts on air quality, climate and human health. In China, the BB emission has changed substantially over the past decades while the multi-year variation held high uncertainty and the driving forces have addressed little attention. Here, this research aimed to conduct a comprehensive and systematic analysis of BB variation in China and provided precise and targeted BB emission reduction suggestions. The moving of high emission for BB from 2003 to 20...
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