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Contribution of known endocrine disrupting substances to the estrogenic activity in Tama River water samples from Japan using instrumental analysis and in vitro reporter gene assay.
To quantitatively characterize the substances contributing to estrogenic activity in river water, in vitro bioassay using MVLN cells and instrumental analysis using liquid chromatograph-mass… Expand
Ambient levels of volatile organic compounds in the vicinity of petrochemical industrial area of Yokohama, Japan
- V. Tiwari, Yoshimichi Hanai, S. Masunaga
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Air quality, atmosphere, & health
- 28 October 2009
Urban ambient air concentrations of 39 aromatic (including benzene, toluene, and xylenes) and aliphatic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were measured in Yokohama city, Japan. Yokohama city was… Expand
Dioxin- and POP-contaminated sites—contemporary and future relevance and challenges
- R. Weber, C. Gaus, +20 authors M. Zennegg
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- Environmental science and pollution research…
- 3 July 2008
Background, aim and scopeOnce they have been generated, polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and other persistent organic pollutants (POPs) can persist in soils and… Expand
Potential ecological risk of hazardous elements in different land-use urban soils of Bangladesh.
- S. Islam, Kawser Ahmed, Habibullah-Al-Mamun, S. Masunaga
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- The Science of the total environment
- 15 April 2015
Soil pollution, influenced by both the natural and anthropogenic factors, significantly reduces environmental quality. In this study, six hazardous elements (Cr, Ni, Cu, As, Cd and Pb) in 12… Expand
Organochlorine Pesticides in Water, Sediment and Fish from the Nile River and Manzala Lake in Egypt
Abstract To assess the risks of organochlorine pesticides discharged into the hydrospheric environment of Egypt, river and lake water, drinking water, suspended solids, sediments and fish were… Expand
Time trends of perfluorinated compounds from the sediment core of Tokyo Bay, Japan (1950s-2004).
Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) were detected in sediment core samples collected in Tokyo Bay to reveal their time trends. The core sample deposited during 1950s-2004 was divided into two- to… Expand
Dioxin and dioxin-like PCB impurities in some Japanese agrochemical formulations.
The profile and amount of dioxin impurity in agrochemicals were studied through detailed analysis of historic Japanese formulations. The chemicals analyzed include pentachlorophenol (PCP),… Expand
Detailed PCB congener patterns in incinerator flue gas and commercial PCB formulations (Kanechlor).
In this study, we determined the detailed PCB congener patterns in flue gases from eight incinerators and four commercial PCB formulations (Kanechlors). About 160 PCB peaks were identified in samples… Expand
Characterization of PM2.5, PM2.5-10 and PM>10 in ambient air, Yokohama, Japan
Abstract This study elucidated the characteristics of ambient PM 2.5 , PM 2.5–10 and PM > 10 with water soluble ions, i.e., Cl − , NO 3 − , SO 4 2− , Na + , NH 4 + , K + , Mg 2+ and Ca 2+ and… Expand
Assessment of Trace Metal Contamination in Water and Sediment of Some Rivers in Bangladesh
Trace metal contamination is a major problem globally, especially in developing countries. In this study, the levels of trace metals (Cr, Ni, Cu, As, Cd, and Pb) in water and sediment of some… Expand