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Person Details: James Ankrum

Superfund Research Program

James Ankrum

University of Iowa
5621 Seamans Center
103 S Capitol Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1527
Phone: 617-335-7512




  • Behan-Bush RM, Liszewski JN, Schrodt MV, Vats B, Li X, Lehmler H, Klingelhutz AJ, Ankrum J. 2023. Toxicity impacts on human adipose mesenchymal stem/stronal cells acutely exposed to aroclor and non-aroclor mixtures of polychorinated biphenyl. Environ Sci Technol 57(4):1731-1742. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c07281 PMID:36651682 PMCID:PMC9893815
  • Gourronc FA, Chimenti MS, Lehmler H, Ankrum J, Klingelhutz AJ. 2023. Hydroxylation markedly alters how the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener, PCB52, affects gene expression in human preadipocytes. Toxicol Vitro 89:105568. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2023.105568 PMID:36804509


  • Boland L, Bitterlich LM, Hogan AE, Ankrum J, English K. 2022. Translating MSC therapy in the age of obesity. Front Immunol 13:doi:10.3389/fimmu.2022.943333 PMID:35860241 PMCID:PMC9289617
  • Gourronc FA, Helm BK, Robertson LW, Chimenti MS, Joachim-Lehmler H, Ankrum J, Klingelhutz AJ. 2022. Transcriptome sequencing of 3,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB126)-treated human preadipocytes demonstrates progressive changes in pathways associated with inflammation and diabetes. Toxicol Vitro 83:105396. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2022.105396 PMID:35618242 PMCID:PMC9423686
  • Gourronc FA, Helm BK, Robertson LW, Chimenti MS, Lehmler H, Ankrum J, Klingelhutz AJ. 2022. Dataset of transcriptomic changes that occur in human preadipocytes over a 3-day course of exposure to 3,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB126). Data Brief 45:108571. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2022.108571 PMID:36131953 PMCID:PMC9483567
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