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Person Details: Arthur L. Lafleur

Superfund Research Program

Arthur L. Lafleur

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave, Bldg. 16-743

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Phone: 617-253-3499
Fax: 617-258-5424




  • Durant JL, Lafleur AL, Plummer EF, Taghizadeh K, Busby WF, Thilly WG. 1998. Human lymphoblast mutagens in urban airborne particles. Environ Sci Technol 32:1894-1906.
  • Hannigan MP, Cass GR, Penman BW, Crespi CL, Lafleur AL, Busby WF, Thilly WG. 1998. Bioassay-directed chemical analysis of Los Angeles airborne particulate matter using a human cell mutagenicity assay. Environ Sci Technol 32:3502-3514.
  • Lafleur AL, Howard JB, Plummer EF, Taghizadeh K, Necula A, Scott LT, Swallow KC. 1998. Identification of some novel cyclopenta-fused polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ethylene flames. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 12:223-237.


  • Busby WF, Smith H, Plummer EF, Lafleur AL, Mulder PP, Boere BB, Cornelisse J, Lugtenburg J. 1997. Mutagenicity of cyclopenta-fused polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons and a non-polar fraction from a fuel combustion sample in a Salmonella forward mutation assay without exogenous metabolic activation. Mutat Res 391:117-125. PMID:9268036
  • Hannigan MP, Cass GR, Penman BW, Crespi CL, Lafleur AL, Busby WF, Thilly WG. 1997. Human cell mutagens in Los Angeles air. Environ Sci Technol 31:438-447.
  • Jiao K, Lafleur AL. 1997. Improved detection of polycyclic aromatic compounds in complex mixtures by liquid chromatographic fractionation on poly(divinylbenzene) prior to gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: application to the analysis of diesel particulates. Journal of Chromatographic Science 791(1-2):203-211. PMID:9463900


  • Durant JL, Busby WF, Lafleur AL, Penman BW, Crespi CL. 1996. Human cell mutagenicity of oxygenated, nitrated and unsubstituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons associated with urban aerosols. Mutat Res 371:123-157. PMID:9008716


  • Masonjones MC, Lafleur AL, Sarofim A. 1995. Biaryl formation during pyrolysis of a mixture of Anthracene and Naphthalene. Combustion Science and Technology 109:273.
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