Implication of cation-bridging interaction contribution to sorption of perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids by soils
Published on March 1, 2022
Partitioning in soil organic matter (SOM) is an important contribution to PFCA sorption by soils.
A flow-through cell for the electrochemical oxidation of perfluoroalkyl substances in landfill leachates
Published on October 1, 2021
The results of this study show the potential of electrochemical oxidation to oxidize PFAAs present in high strength water such as landfill leachates.
Binding of Per- and Polyfluoro-alkyl Substances (PFASs) to Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor Gamma (PPARg)
Published on June 4, 2021
A nuclear receptor, fundamental in the regulation of genes, glucose metabolism, and insulin sensitization has been shown to be impacted by per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
Distribution, behaviour, bioavailability and remediation of poly- and per-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in solid biowastes and biowaste-treated soil
Published on May 5, 2021
In this review, the distribution, bioavailability, and remediation of PFAS in soil receiving solid biowastes, which include biosolids, composts, and manure, are presented.
Electrochemical oxidation of PFAS: Unique challenges in landfill leachates
Published on April 28, 2021
In this video, Dr. Suzanne Witt describes how electrochemical oxidation is a promising strategy for destroying PFAS.
Uptake and accumulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in plants
Published on December 1, 2020
This article reviews up-to-date knowledge on plant uptake and accumulation of PFASs.
Binding of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances to the Human Pregnane X Receptor
Published on November 23, 2020
The human pregnane X receptor is found to be a host for PFAS that lead to its overactivation.
PFAS and Dissolved Organic Carbon Enrichment in Surface Water Foams on a Northern U.S. Freshwater Lake
Published on November 8, 2020
This study examines the concentration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in foams on surface waters impacted by aqueous film-forming foam.
Assessing the Ecological Risks of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: Current State-of-the Science and a Proposed Path Forward
Published on September 8, 2020
We summarize currently available information relevant to problem formulation/prioritization, exposure, and hazard/effects of PFAS in the context of regulatory and ecological risk assessment activities from around the world
Electrochemical Destruction of 'Forever Chemicals': The Right Solution at the Right Time
Published on June 1, 2020
One promising remediation method for PFAS is electrochemical oxidation.
Emerging Contaminants: The Latest Research on PFAS
Published on November 13, 2019
This webinar features the latest research on PFAS including impacts on reproductive and child health, the biological effects of exposure on fish and wildlife populations and more.
Scientific Evidence and Recommendations for Managing PFAS Contamination in Michigan
Published on December 7, 2018
This report, written by the Michigan PFAS Science Advisory Panel, compiles research and recommendations for managing PFAS contamination in Michigan.
Spatial and temporal trends of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances in fish fillets and water collected from pool 2 of the Upper Mississippi River
Published on August 14, 2017
Overall, between 2009 and 2013, PFOS concentrations decreased by 65, 76, and 50% for bluegill, freshwater drum, and white bass.
Detection of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in U.S. Drinking Water Linked to Industrial Sites, Military Fire Training Areas, and Wastewater Treatment Plants
Published on August 9, 2016
This article presents a spatial analysis of 2013–2015 national drinking water PFAS concentrations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (US EPA) third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3) program.
Chemopreventive Agents Attenuate Rapid Inhibition of Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication Induced by Environmental Toxicants
Published on June 7, 2016
Our data demonstrate that in vitro evaluation of gap junctional intercellular communication can be used as an effective screening tool for identification of chemicals with potential chemopreventive activity.
Phosphatidylcholine Specific PLC-Induced Dysregulation of Gap Junctions, a Robust Cellular Response to Environmental Toxicants, and Prevention by Resveratrol in a Rat Liver Cell Model
Published on May 29, 2015
Accurate assessments of risk posed by toxic agents, and the role of dietary phytochemicals play in preventing or reversing the effects of these agents must take into account the specific mechanisms involved in the cancer process.
Aquatic Toxicology of Perfluorinated Chemicals
Published on July 26, 2010
A partial list of the PFC compounds that are known to have been manufactured and/or released into the environment is given in this article.
Perfluorinated compounds in streams of the Shihwa Industrial Zone and Lake Shihwa, South Korea
Published on December 9, 2009
Concentrations of PFAS were measured in the streams of the Shihwa and Banweol industrial areas on the west coast of South Korea as well as the adjacent Lake Shihwa and Gyeonggi Bay.
Structure-activity-dependent regulation of cell communication by perfluorinated fatty acids using in vivo and in vitro model systems
Published on April 1, 2009
This study concludes that the in vitro analysis of an epigenetic marker of tumor promoters can also predict the in vivo activity of PFOA.
Perfluoroalkyl acids in marine organisms from Lake Shihwa, Korea
Published on January 9, 2009
This is the first report of concentrations of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and other perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAs) in marine organisms from the industrialized region of Korea.