Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers: Occurrence, Dietary Exposure, and Toxicology
- The accumulation of polybrominated biphenyls by fish Zitko, V. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Mar1977, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p285
No abstract available.
- Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Breast Milk in the Republic of Belarus. Barkatina, E. N.; Pertsovsky, A. L.; Murokh, V. I.; Kolomiets, N. D.; Shulyakovskaya, O. V.; Navarich, O. N.; Makarevich, V. I. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Feb98, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p231
The article discusses the study of samples of breast milk from six regions of the Republic of Belarus for organochlorine pesticide (OChP) residues. Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDE), a dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) metabolite, was detected in all milk tests. DDT was detected in 1.2%...
- Letter commentary on Tai et al: dioxin exposure in breast milk and infant neurodevelopment in Vietnam. Schecter, Arnold; Constable, John D. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Nov2013, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p824
A letter to the editor is presented in comment to the article on dioxin exposure in breast milk and infant neurodevelopment in Vietnam by Tai T.P. et at., which suggests the dioxin contaminant in breast milk which are responsible for neurological abnormalities in infants.
- Impact of Repeated Exposure on the Toxicokinetics of BDE 47 in Mice. Staskal, D. F.; Diliberto, J. J.; Birnbaum, L. S. // Toxicological Sciences;Feb2006, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p380
2,2â€²,4,4â€²-Tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE 47) is the major polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) found in environmental samples and human tissue despite its small contribution to global production and usage. Currently, three toxicokinetic studies are available investigating single-dose...
- Toxicological effects of PBDEs on carassius aurats. HAN Zhaoxiang; LV Chunxia; ZHENG Zengren // Chinese Journal of Geochemistry;2010, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p217
In this study the effects of polybrominated diphenyl ether compounds (PBDEs), BDE-47 and BDE-99 on carassius aurats were discussed. The reproductive capacity viability and proliferation percent decreased with increasing BDE-47and BDE-99 concentrations (p<0.05), presenting a dose-dependent...
- Toxicokinetics of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Congeners 47, 99, 100, and 153 in Mice. Staskal, Daniele F.; Hakk, Heldur; Bauer, Daniel; Diliberto, Janet J.; Birnbaum, Linda S. // Toxicological Sciences;Nov2006, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p28
The congener profiles of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in human and wildlife samples are dominated by brominated diphenyl ether (BDE) congeners 47, 99, 100, 153, and 154, all of which are components of the commercial pentaBDE mixtures commonly used in a variety of flammable consumer...
- Dioxin and Dioxin-Like Activity in Sediments of the Belgian Coastal Area (Southern North Sea). Sanctorum, Hermes; Windal, Isabelle; Hanot, Vincent; Goeyens, Leo; Baeyens, Willy // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Apr2007, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p317
Dioxin and dioxin-like activity in sediments of the North Sea, along the Belgian coast, was assessed with the bioassay CALUX (Chemically Activated LUciferase gene eXpression). Crude extracts of the samples as well as the dioxin fraction (PCDD/Fs) obtained after a thorough clean-up procedure were...
- Answering the endocrine test questions. Schmidt // Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep1999, Vol. 107 Issue 9, pA458
Examines the validation process for assays being considered for use in testing chemicals, proposed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Inadequacy of toxicity data for chemicals; Issue of chemicals' endocrine-disrupting properties; Descriptions of the proposed methods.
- Stereospecificity in toxicity of the optical isomers of EPN Miyamoto, J.; Ohkawa, H.; Mikami, N.; Okuno, Y. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Nov1977, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p534
No abstract available.