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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and nitropolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban air particulates and their relationship to emission sources in the Pan–Japan Sea countries
Abstract Airborne particulates were collected in seven cities in the Pan–Japan Sea countries, Shenyang (China), Vladivostok (Russia), Seoul (South Korea), Kitakyushu, Kanazawa, Tokyo and SapporoExpand
Induction of CYP1A1, CYP1A2, and CYP1B1 mRNAs by nitropolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in various human tissue-derived cells: chemical-, cytochrome P450 isoform-, and cell-specific differences
It is demonstrated that NPAHs as well as PAHs induced human CYP 1A1, CYP1A2, and CyP1B1 in a chemical-, CYP isoform-, and cell-specific manner. Expand
Simultaneous determination of urinary hydroxylated metabolites of naphthalene, fluorene, phenanthrene, fluoranthene and pyrene as multiple biomarkers of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
This method was successfully applied to urine samples from non-smoking taxi drivers, traffic policemen and rural villagers of Chiang Mai, Thailand and showed higher urinary concentrations of OHPAHs in rural villagers, consistent with higher respiratory exposure to PAHs. Expand
Inhalation and dietary exposure to Dechlorane Plus and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Osaka, Japan.
The average daily exposure to Dechlorane Plus (DP) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) via inhalation and diet was approximately one percent of that for ΣPBDE (62 ng day(-1)). Expand
Quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in human hair by HPLC with fluorescence detection: a biological monitoring method to evaluate the exposure to PAHs.
A high-performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method with fluorescence detection was developed for the quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in human hair and significant differences were observed between smokers and non-smokers. Expand
Determination of nitroarenes in precipitation collected in Kanazawa, Japan.
Results suggested that the nitroarenes in the precipitation and the river water came from airborne particulate matter, similar to that in airborne particulates. Expand
Development of analytical methods for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in airborne particulates: a review.
In the present work, the different sample collection, pretreatment and analytical methods for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in airborne particulates is systematacially reviewed, and theExpand
Estrogenic/Antiestrogenic Activities of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Their Monohydroxylated Derivatives by Yeast Two-Hybrid Assay
Estrogenic/antiestrogenic activities of 14 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and 63 monohydroxylated PAHs (OHPAHs) having 2 to 6 rings were evaluated by yeast two-hybrid assay expressing humanExpand
Emission and atmospheric transport of particulate PAHs in Northeast Asia.
It was found that the PAH concentrations in Beijing (China, source region), which were emitted predominantly from domestic coal, domestic biofuel, and other transformations of coal (including coke production), were approximately 2 orders of magnitude greater than those monitored at Noto (Japan, leeward region). Expand
Identification and quantification of 1-nitropyrene metabolites in human urine as a proposed biomarker for exposure to diesel exhaust.
This report is the first to demonstrate the presence of OHNAAPs and OHNPs in human urine, in agreement with previous in vivo and in vitro studies that predicted that these metabolites should be excreted into human urine. Expand