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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in urban surface dust of Guangzhou, China: Status, sources and human health risk assessment.
  • W. Wang, M. Huang, +4 authors M. Wong
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • The Science of the total environment
  • 1 October 2011
Ninety-six urban surface dust samples collected from Guangzhou, a typical urban center in South China, were analyzed for 16 PAHs (2-6 rings). ∑PAHs concentrations in the urban surface dust rangedExpand
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Joint Blind Source Separation by Multiset Canonical Correlation Analysis
In this paper, we introduce a simple and effective scheme to achieve joint blind source separation (BSS) of multiple datasets using multiset canonical correlation analysis (M-CCA) and show its utility in estimating meaningful brain activations. Expand
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Global characterization of Artemisia annua glandular trichome transcriptome using 454 pyrosequencing
BackgroundGlandular trichomes produce a wide variety of commercially important secondary metabolites in many plant species. The most prominent anti-malarial drug artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone,Expand
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Contamination and risk assessment (based on bioaccessibility via ingestion and inhalation) of metal(loid)s in outdoor and indoor particles from urban centers of Guangzhou, China.
Road dust, household air-conditioning (AC) filter dust and PM2.5 were collected to investigate the contamination of metal(loid)s (Cr, Mn, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Cd, Sn, Sb, Hg and Pb) in outdoor and indoorExpand
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Susceptibility or resistance of praziquantel in human schistosomiasis: a review
Since praziquantel was developed in 1970s, it has replaced other antischistosomal drugs to become the only drug of choice for treatment of human schistosomiases, due to high efficacy, excellentExpand
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Size fraction effect on phthalate esters accumulation, bioaccessibility and in vitro cytotoxicity of indoor/outdoor dust, and risk assessment of human exposure.
Indoor and outdoor dusts from two urban centers in the Pearl River Delta, China, were analyzed and phthalate esters varied from 4.95 to 2,220 μg g(-1) in indoor dust, significantly higher thanExpand
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Risk assessment of arsenic and other metals via atmospheric particles, and effects of atmospheric exposure and other demographic factors on their accumulations in human scalp hair in urban area of
Eighty-eight scalp hair samples were collected from Guangzhou (GZ) urban population (15-65 years) to investigate the accumulation of As and other metals (Cr, Mn, Ni, Cu, Zn, Cd, Sn, Sb, Hg and Pb).Expand
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Microencapsulation using natural polysaccharides for drug delivery and cell implantation
Microencapsulation provides a simple and cost-effective way to enclose bioactive materials, such as drugs and cells, within a semi-permeable polymeric membrane for the purpose of protecting theExpand
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Exposure assessment and distribution of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) contained in indoor and outdoor dusts and the impacts of particle size and bioaccessibility.
The size fraction, bioaccessibility and associated human daily intake of PCBs via indoor and outdoor dust collected from two most populated urban centers of Pearl River Delta (PRD), China, wereExpand
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Stoichiometry of soil extracellular enzyme activity along a climatic transect in temperate grasslands of northern China
Abstract Ratios of specific carbon (C), nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) acquisition activities converged on 1:1:1 at a global scale and in tropical ecosystems. It is less clear if this pattern can beExpand
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