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Superfund Research Program

This list features a few recent publications from SRP grantees. For a database of grantee-authored publications from currently funded and previously funded centers and programs dating back to 1995, see the grantee publications page.



  • Cathey A, Watkins DJ, Rosario Z, Velez-Vega C, Loch-Caruso R, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2020. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure results in altered CRH, reproductive, and thyroid hormone concentrations during human pregnancy. Sci Total Environ 749:10. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141581 PMID:32829279
  • Chang Y, Huynh C, Bastin K, Rivera BN, Siddens LK, Tilton SC. 2020. Classifying polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by carcinogenic potency using in vitro biosignatures. Toxicol Vitro 69:doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2020.104991 PMID:32890658 PMCID:PMC7572825
  • Chow SJ, Lorah M, Wadhawan A, Durant N, Bouwer EJ. 2020. Sequential biodegradation of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene at oxic-anoxic groundwater interfaces in model laboratory columns. J Contam Hydrol 103639:doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2020.103639 PMID:32283437 PMCID:PMC7217665
  • de la Rosa R, Schlezinger JJ, Smith MT, Webster TF. 2020. Application of generalized concentration addition to predict mixture effects of glucocorticoid receptor ligands. Toxicol Vitro 69(7):104975. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2020.104975 PMID:32858110 PMCID:PMC7594746
  • de la Rosa R, Vasquez S, Tachachartvanich P, Daniels SI, Sille F, Smith MT. 2020. Cell-Based Bioassay to Screen Environmental Chemicals and Human Serum for Total Glucocorticogenic Activity. Environ Toxicol Chem 10:doi:10.1002/etc.4903 PMID:33085113
  • Dellapenna TM, Hoelscher C, Hill L, Al Mukaimi ME, Knap A. 2020. How tropical cyclone flooding caused erosion and dispersal of mercury-contaminated sediment in an urban estuary: The impact of Hurricane Harvey on Buffalo Bayou and the San Jacinto Estuary, Galveston Bay, USA. Sci Total Environ 748(15):141226. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141226 PMID:32818899 PMCID:PMC7606715
  • Gutierrez AM, Bhandari R, Weng J, Stromberg AJ, Dziubla TD, Hilt JZ. 2020. Synthesis of magnetic nanocomposite microparticles for binding of chlorinated organics in contaminated water sources. J Appl Polym Sci doi:10.1002/app.49109 (in press)
  • Harris JB, Hartman JH, Luz AL, Wilson JY, Dinyari A, Meyer JN. 2020. Zebrafish CYP1A expression in transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans protects from exposures to benzo[a]pyrene and a complex polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixture. Toxicology 440(11):doi:10.1016/j.tox.2020.152473 PMID:32360973 PMCID:PMC7313633
  • Hoffman JB, Petriello MC, Morris AJ, Mottaleb MA, Sui Y, Zhou C, Deng P, Wang C, Hennig B. 2020. Prebiotic inulin consumption reduces dioxin-like PCB 126-mediated hepatotoxicity and gut dysbiosis in hyperlipidemic Ldlr deficient mice. Environ Pollut 261:114183. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114183 PMID:32105967 PMCID:PMC7220843
  • Horney JA, Dwyer C, Vendrell-Velez B, Newman G. 2020. Validating a comprehensive plan scoring system for healthy community design in League City, Texas. J Urban Des 25:2013-217. doi:10.1080/13574809.2019.1572453 PMID:32132860 PMCID:PMC7055687
  • Luo S, Lin C, Ku K, Yoshinaga K, Swager TM. 2020. Pentiptycene polymer/single-walled carbon nanotube complexes: applications in benzene, toluene, and o-xylene detection. ACS Nano 14:7297-7307. doi:10.1021/acsnano.0c02570 PMID:32510203 PMCID:PMC7370303
  • Marques E, Pfohl M, Auclair A, Jamwal R, Barlock BJ, Sammoura FM, Goedken M, Akhlaghi F, Slitt AL. 2020. Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) administration shifts the hepatic proteome and augments dietary outcomes related to hepatic steatosis in mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 408:doi:10.1016/j.taap.2020.115250 PMID:32979393
  • Meragawi SE, Akbari A, Hernandez S, Sharifzadeh Mirshekarloo M, Bhattacharyya D, Tanksale A, Majumder M. 2020. Enhanced permselective separation of per-fluorooctanoic acid in graphene oxide membranes by a simple PEI modification. J Mater Chem 12:17. doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.abb1206 PMID:33298560
  • Mihajlov I, Mozumder R, Bostick BC, Stute M, Mailloux BJ, Knappett PS, Choudhury I, Ahmed KM, Schlosser P, van Geen AF. 2020. Arsenic contamination of Bangladesh aquifers exacerbated by clay layers. Nat Commun 11:2244. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-16104-z PMID:32382006
  • Nault R, Fader KA, Bhattacharya S, Zacharewski TR. 2020. Single-nuclei RNA sequencing assessment of the hepatic effects of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol doi:10.1016/j.jcmgh.2020.07.012 PMID:32791302 (ahead of print)
  • Ngo LP, Owiti NA, Swartz C, Winters J, Su Y, Ge J, Xiong A, Han J, Recio L, Samson LD, Engelward BP. 2020. Sensitive CometChip assay for screening potentially carcinogenic DNA adducts by trapping DNA repair intermediates. Nucleic Acids Res 48(3):e13. doi:10.1093/nar/gkz1077 PMID:31822921 PMCID:PMC7026589
  • Roman-Hubers AT, McDonald TJ, Baker ES, Chiu WA, Rusyn I. 2020. A comparative analysis of analytical techniques for rapid oil spill identification. Environ Toxicol Chem doi:10.1002/etc.4961 PMID:33315271 (ahead of print)
  • Toh JD, Crossley S, Bruemmer KJ, Ge EJ, He D, Iovan DA, Chang C. 2020. Distinct RNA N-demethylation pathways catalyzed by nonheme iron ALKBH5 and FTO enzymes enable regulation of formaldehyde release rates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 117:25284-25292. doi:10.1073/pnas.2007349117 PMID:32989163 PMCID:PMC7568336
  • Xie Z, Ramakrishnam Raju MV, Adhihetty P, Fu X, Nantz MH. 2020. Effect of thiol molecular structure on the sensitivity of gold nanoparticle-based chemiresistors toward carbonyl compounds. Sensors (Basel) 20:doi:10.3390/s20247024 PMID:33302491 PMCID:PMC7763667
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