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Project Publications: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Measuring Chronic Exposure to and Bioavailability of Organic Chemicals and their Metabolites with a Novel Universal Passive Sampling Device

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Measuring Chronic Exposure to and Bioavailability of Organic Chemicals and their Metabolites with a Novel Universal Passive Sampling Device

Project Leader: Damian Shea (North Carolina State University)
Grant Number: P42ES005948
Funding Period: 2011-2018
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  • Pietari JM, O'Reilly K, Shea D, Kamath R. 2021. Incorporating oil/water partitioning in risk calculations for PAHs in petroleum impacted soils and sediments. Soil Sediment Contam doi:10.1080/15320383.2021.1913573


  • Adebambo OA, Shea D, Fry RC. 2018. Cadmium disrupts signaling of the hypoxia-inducible (HIF) and transforming growth factor (TGF-beta) pathways in placental JEG-3 trophoblast cells via reactive oxygen species. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 342:108-115. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2018.01.010 PMID:29408318
  • Archambault JM, Prochazka ST, Cope W, Shea D, Lazaro P. 2018. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in surface waters, sediments, and unionid mussels: relation to road crossings and implications for chronic mussel exposure. Hydrobiologia 810:465-476. doi:10.1007/s10750-017-3101-y
  • Brewster CS, Sharma VK, Cizmas LH, McDonald TJ. 2018. Occurrence, distribution and composition of aliphatic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediment cores from the Lower Fox River, Wisconsin, US. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 25(5):4974-4988. doi:10.1007/s11356-017-0819-z PMID:29204943 PMCID:PMC5823782
  • Buttermore EN, Cope W, Kwak TJ, Cooney P, Shea D, Lazaro P. 2018. Contaminants in tropical island streams and their biota. Environ Res 161:615-623. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2017.11.053 PMID:29257981
  • McEachran AD, Hedgespeth ML, Newton SR, McMahen R, Strynar M, Shea D, Nichols EG. 2018. Comparison of emerging contaminants in receiving waters downstream of a conventional wastewater treatment plant and a forest-water reuse system. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int doi:10.1007/s11356-018-1505-5 PMID:29460251



  • Adrion AC, Nakamura J, Shea D, Aitken MD. 2016. Screening nonionic surfactants for enhanced biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons remaining in soil after conventional biological treatment. Environ Sci Technol 50(7):3838-3845. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b05243 PMID:26919662 PMCID:PMC4973855
  • Adrion AC, Singleton D, Nakamura J, Shea D, Aitken MD. 2016. Improving polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation in contaminated soil through low-level surfactant addition after conventional bioremediation. Environ Eng Sci 33(9):659-670. doi:10.1089/ees.2016.0128 PMID:27678476 PMCID:PMC5031096


  • Adebambo OA, Ray PD, Shea D, Fry RC. 2015. Toxicological responses of environmental mixtures: Environmental metal mixtures display synergistic induction of metal-responsive and oxidative stress genes in placental cells. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 289(3):534-541. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2015.10.005 PMID:26472158 PMCID:PMC4763604


  • Hu J, Adrion AC, Nakamura J, Shea D, Aitken MD. 2014. Bioavailability of (geno)toxic contaminants in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated soil before and after biological treatment. Environ Eng Sci 31(4):176-182. doi:10.1089/ees.2013.0409 PMID:24803838 PMCID:PMC3993035
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