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Superfund Research Program

UNM Metals Exposure and Toxicity Assessment on tribal Lands in the Southwest (METALS) Superfund Research Program

Center Director: Jose Manuel Cerrato
Grant Number: P42ES025589
Funding Period: 2017-2027
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  • Hoover JH, Bolt AM, Burchiel SW, Cerrato JM, Dashner-Titus EJ, Erdei E, Hayek EE, Hudson LG, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Luo L, MacKenzie D, Medina S, Schilz JR, Velasco CA, Zychowski KE, Lewis JL. A transdisciplinary approach for studying uranium mobility, exposure, and human health impacts on tribal lands in the southwest, United States. In: Practical Applications of Medical Geology. Springer,
  • Hoover JH, Lin Y, Beene D, Liu Z. Partnering with Indigenous Communities to Address the Environmental Health Legacy of Abandoned Mines in the Western United States. In: The Rocky Mountain West: A Compendium of Geographic Perspectives. American Association of Geographers, Washington D.C., DC.
  • McLemore V, Frey BA, Hayek EE, Hettiarachchi E, Brown R, Chavez O, Paul S, Das M. The Jackpile-Paguate Uranium Mine, Grants Uranium District: Changes in perspectives from production to superfund site. In: The Geology of the Mount Taylor Area Special Publication. New Mexico Geological Society, NM.


  • Dashner-Titus EJ, Schilz JR, Alvarez SA, Wong Cp, Simmons KA, Ho E, Hudson LG. 2023. Zinc supplementation alters tissue distribution of arsenic in Mus musculus. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 478:116709. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2023.116709 PMID:37797845
  • Erdei E, Shuey CL, Miller C, Hoover J, Cajero M, Lewis JL. 2023. Metal mixture exposures and multiplexed autoantibody screening in Navajo communities exposed to uranium mine wastes. J Transl Autoimmun 6:100201. doi:10.1016/j.jtauto.2023.100201 PMID:37169001 PMCID:PMC10165442
  • Erdei E, Zhou X, Shuey C, Ass'ad N, Page KA, Gore B, Zhu C, Kanda D, Luo L, Sood A, Zychowski KE. 2023. Serum autoantibodies and exploratory molecular pathways in rural miners: a pilot study. J Transl Autoimmun 6:100197. doi:10.1016/j.jtauto.2023.100197 PMID:36942097 PMCID:PMC1002398
  • Girlamo C, Lin Y, Hoover JH, Beene D, Woldeyohannes T, Liu Z, Campen M, MacKenzie D, Lewis JL. 2023. Meteorological data source comparison-a case study in geospatial modeling of potential environmental exposure to abandoned uranium mine sites in the Navajo Nation. Environ Monit Assess 195(7):834. doi:10.1007/s10661-023-11283-w PMID:37303005 PMCID:PMC10258180
  • Gong X, Huang Y, Duong J, Leng S, Zhan FB, Guo Y, Lin Y, Luo L. 2023. Industrial air pollution and low birth weight in New Mexico, USA. J Environ Manage 348:119236. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.119236 PMID:37857221
  • Gong X, Liu L, Huang Y, Zhou B, Sun Y, Luo L, Lin Y. 2023. A pruned feed-forward neural network (pruned-FNN) approach to measure air pollution exposure. Environ Monit Assess 195(10):1183. doi:10.1007/s10661-023-11814-5 PMID:37695355
  • Hayek EE, Castillo EF, In JG, Garcia M, Cerrato JM, Brearley AJ, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Herbert G, Bleske B, Benavidez A, Hsiao H, Yin L, Campen M, Yu X. 2023. Photoaging of polystyrene microspheres causes oxidative alterations to surface physicochemistry and enhances airway epithelial toxicity. Toxicol Sci doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfad023 PMID:36881996 PMCID:PMC10176241
  • Huang Y, Gong X, Liu L, Luo L, Leng S, Lin Y. 2023. Maternal exposure to metal components of PM2.5 and low birth weight in New Mexico, USA. Res Sq doi:10.21203/ PMID:37034648 PMCID:PMC10081375
  • Jiang M, Hu CJ, Rowe CL, Kang H, Gong X, Dagucon CP, Wang J, Lin Y, Sood A, Guo Y, Zhu Y, Alexis N, Gilliland FD, Belinsky SA, Yu X, Leng S. 2023. Application of artificial intelligence in quantifying lung deposition dose of black carbon in people with exposure to ambient combustion particles. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol doi:10.1038/s41370-023-00607-0 PMID:37848612
  • Medina S, Zhang H, Santos-Medina LV, Yee ZA, Martin KJ, Wan G, Bolt AM, Zhou X, Styblo M, Liu K. 2023. Arsenite methyltransferase is an important mediator of hematoxicity induced by arsenic in drinking water. Water (Basel) 15(3):448. doi:10.3390/w15030448 PMID:36936034 PMCID:PMC1001945
  • Meza I, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Burns PC, Rodriguez V, Velasco CA, Sigmon GE, Szymanowski JE, Forbes T, Applegate LM, Ali AS, Lichtner PC, Cerrato JM. 2023. Solubility and thermodynamic investigation of meta-autunite group uranyl arsenate solids with monovalent cations Na and K. Environ Sci Technol 57(1):255-265. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c06648 PMID:36525634 PMCID:PMC10039619
  • Meza I, Hua H, Gagnon K, Mulchandani A, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Burns PC, Ali AS, Spilde MN, Peterson EJ, Lichtner PC, Cerrato JM. 2023. Removal of aqueous uranyl and arsenate mixtures after reaction with limestone, PO4 3-, and Ca2. Environ Sci Technol 47(49):20881-20892. doi:10.1021/acs.est.3c03809 PMID:38019567 PMCID:PMC10739782
  • Meza I, Jemison N, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Burns PC, Rodriguez V, Sigmon GE, Szymanowski JE, Ali AS, Gagnon K, Cerrato JM, Lichtner PC. 2023. Kinetics of Na- and K- uranyl arsenate dissolution. Chemical Geology 636:121642. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2023.121642
  • Portman TA, Granath A, Mann M, Hayek EE, Herzer K, Cerrato JM, Rudgers JA. 2023. Characterization of root-associated fungi and reduced plant growth in soils from a New Mexico uranium mine. Mycologia 1-13. doi:10.1080/00275514.2022.2156746 PMID:36857605 PMCID:PMC10089371
  • Scieszka D, Garland D, Hunter R, Herbert G, Lucas S, Jin Y, Gu H, Campen M, Cannon JL. 2023. Multi-omic assessment shows dysregulation of pulmonary and systemic immunity to e-cigarette exposure. Respir Res 24(1):138. doi:10.1186/s12931-023-02441-2 PMID:37231407 PMCID:PMC1020957


  • Atanga R, Parra AS, In JG. 2022. Efficient RNA and RNA-protein co-detection in 3D colonoids by whole-mount staining. STAR Protoc 3(4):101775. doi:10.1016/j.xpro.2022.101775 PMID:36313534 PMCID:PMC96153
  • Beene D, Collender P, Cardenas A, Harvey CF, Huhmann LB, Lin Y, Lewis JL, Lolacono NJ, Navas-Acien A, Nigra AE, Steinmaus CM, van Geen AF. 2022. A mass-balance approach to evaluate arsenic intake and excretion in different populations. Environ Int 166:107371. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2022.107371 PMID:35809487
  • Cooper KL, Volk L, Dominguez DR, Duran AD, Liu K, Hudson LG. 2022. Contribution of NADPH oxidase to the retention of UVR-induced DNA damage by arsenic. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 434:115799. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2021.115799 PMID:34798142
  • DeVore C, Rodriguez-Freire L, Villa N, Soleimanifar M, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Ali AS, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Ducheneaux C, Cerrato JM. 2022. Mobilization of As, Fe, and Mn from contaminated sediment in aerobic and anaerobic conditions: chemical or microbiological triggers?. ACS Earth Space Chem 6(7):1644-1654. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00370 PMID:36238447 PMCID:PMC9555341
  • Du R, Li L, Hudson LG, Nozadi S, Lewis JL. 2022. An adjusted partial least squares regression framework to utilize additional exposure information in environmental mixture data analysis. Journal of Applied Statistics doi:10.1080/02664763.2022.2043254
  • Gong X, Lu Y, Beene D, Li Z, Hu T, Morgan M, Lin Y. 2022. Understanding public perspectives on fracking in the United States using social media big data. Ann GIS doi:10.1080/19475683.2022.2121856
  • Liu Z, Lin Y, Hoover J, Beene D, Charley PH, Singer N. 2022. Individual level spatial-temporal modelling of exposure potential of livestock in the Cove Wash watershed, Arizona. Ann GIS doi:10.1080/19475683.2022.2075935
  • Lopez K, Camacho A, Jacquez Q, Amistadi M, Medina S, Zychowski KE. 2022. Lung-based, exosome inhibition mediates systemic impacts following particulate matter exposure. Toxics 10(8):457. doi:10.3390/toxics10080457 PMID:36006136 PMCID:PMC9413489
  • Medina S, Zhang H, Santos-Medina LV, Wan G, Bolt AM, Zhou X, Burchiel SW, Liu K. 2022. Arsenic impairs the lineage commitment of hematopoietic progenitor cells through the attenuation of GATA-2 DNA binding activity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 452:116193. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2022.116193 PMID:35961411 PMCID:PMC9583771
  • Nozadi S, Aguiar A, Du R, Enright EA, Schantz SL, Miller C, Rennie B, Quetawki M, MacKenzie D, Lewis JL. 2022. Cross-cultural applicability of eye-tracking in assessing attention to emotional faces in preschool-aged children. Emotion doi:10.1037/emo0001124 PMID:36107657
  • Schilz JR, Dashner-Titus EJ, Simmons KA, Erdei E, Bolt AM, MacKenzie D, Hudson LG. 2022. The immunotoxicity of natural and depleted uranium: From cells to people. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 454:116252. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2022.116252 PMID:36152676
  • Scieszka D, Hunter R, Begay J, Bitsui M, Lin Y, Galewsky J, Morishita M, Klaver Z, Wagner JG, Harkema JR, Herbert G, Lucas S, McVeigh C, Bolt AM, Bleske B, Canal CG, Mostovenko E, Ottens AK, Gu H, Campen M, Noor S. 2022. Neuroinflammatory and neurometabolomic consequences from inhaled wildfire smoke-derived particulate matter in the western United States. Toxicol Sci 186(1):doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfab147 PMID:34865172 PMCID:PMC8883349
  • Shaikh N, Qian J, Kim S, Phan H, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Ali AS, Cwiertny DM, Forbes T, Haes AJ, Cerrato JM. 2022. U(VI) binding onto electrospun polymers functionalized with phosphonate surfactants. J Environ Chem Eng 10(5):108448. doi:10.1016/j.jece.2022.108448 PMID:36060014 PMCID:PMC9435318
  • Van Horne YO, Alcala CS, Peltier RE, Quintana PJ, Seto E, Gonzales M, Johnston JE, Montoya LD, Quiros-Alcala L, Beamer P. 2022. An applied environmental justice framework for exposure science. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol doi:10.1038/s41370-022-00422-z PMID:35260805 PMCID:PMC8902490
  • Volk L, Cooper KL, Jiang T, Paffett ML, Hudson LG. 2022. Impacts of arsenic on Rad18 and translesion synthesis. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 454:116230. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2022.116230 PMID:36087615


  • Aziz HA, Rahmat NS, Alazaiza MY. 2021. The potential use of Nephelium lappaceum seed as coagulant-coagulant aid in the treatment of semi-aerobic landfill leachate. Int J Environ Res Public Health 19(1):doi:10.3390/ijerph19010420 PMID:35010685 PMCID:PMC8745023
  • Chaaban AA, Lartiges B, Hayek EE, Kazpard V, Plisson-Chastang C, Vicendo P, Caillet C. 2021. Complexes of humic acid with cationic surfactants support the supramolecular view of extracted humic matter. Environ Chem doi:10.1071/EN21031 (ahead of print)
  • De Vore CL, Hayek EE, Long B, Busch T, Mann M, Rudgers JA, Ali AS, Howard T, Spilde MN, Brearley AJ, Ducheneaux C, Cerrato JM. 2021. Arsenic accumulation in hydroponically grown Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem) amended with root-colonizing endophytes. ACS Earth Space Chem 5(6):1278-1287. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.0c00302 PMID:34308092 PMCID:PMC8302048
  • Duan M, Speer RM, Ulibarri J, Liu K, Mao P. 2021. Transcription-coupled nucleotide excision repair: New insights revealed by genomic approaches. DNA Repair (Amst) 103:103126. doi:10.1016/j.dnarep.2021.103126 PMID:33894524 PMCID:PMC8205993
  • Feric Z, Agostini NB, Beene D, Signes-Pastor AJ, Halchenko Y, Watkins DJ, MacKenzie D, Karagas MR, Manjourides J, Alshawabkeh AN, Kaeli D. 2021. A secure and reusable software architecture for supporting online data harmonization. IEEE Access 2801-2812. doi:10.1109/BigData52589.2021.9671538
  • Hayek EE, Medina S, Guo J, Noureddine A, Zychowski KE, Hunter R, Velasco CA, Wiesse M, Maestas-Olguin A, Brinker CJ, Brearley AJ, Spilde MN, Howard T, Lauer FT, Herbert G, Ali AS, Burchiel SW, Campen M, Cerrato JM. 2021. Uptake and toxicity of respirable carbon-rich uranium-bearing particles: Insights into the role of particulates in uranium toxicity. Environ Sci Technol 55(14):9949-9957. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c01205 PMID:34235927 PMCID:PMC8413144
  • Medina S, Bolt AM, Zhou X, Wan G, Xu H, Lauer FT, Liu K, Burchiel SW. 2021. Arsenite and monomethylarsonous acid disrupt erythropoiesis through combined effects on differentiation and survival pathways in early erythroid progenitors. Toxicol Lett 350:111-120. doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2021.07.008 PMID:34274428 PMCID:PMC8487637
  • Medina S, Zhou X, Lauer FT, Zhang H, Liu K, Lewis JL, Burchiel SW. 2021. Modulation of PARP activity by Monomethylarsonous (MMA +3) acid and uranium in mouse thymus. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 411:115362. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2020.115362 PMID:33279514 PMCID:PMC7855914
  • Nozadi S, Li L, Luo L, MacKenzie D, Erdei E, Du R, Roman C, Hoover J, O'Donald ER, Burnette C, Lewis JL. 2021. Prenatal metal exposures and infants' developmental outcomes in a Navajo population. Int J Environ Res Public Health 19(1):425. doi:10.3390/ijerph19010425 PMID:35010683 PMCID:PMC8744969
  • Rodriguez-Freire L, DeVore C, Hayek EE, Berti D, Ali AS, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Blake JM, Spilde MN, Brearley AJ, Artyushkova K, Cerrato JM. 2021. Emerging investigator series: entrapment of uranium-phosphorus nanocrystals inside root cells of Tamarix plants from a mine waste site. Environ Sci Process Impacts 23:73-85. doi:10.1039/d0em00306a PMID:33325952
  • Schilz JR, Dashner-Titus EJ, Luo L, Simmons KA, MacKenzie D, Hudson LG. 2021. Co-exposure of sodium arsenite and uranyl acetate differentially alters gene expression in CD3/CD28 activated CD4+ T-cells. Toxicol Rep 8:1917-1929. doi:10.1016/j.toxrep.2021.11.019
  • Shankar P, Dashner-Titus EJ, Truong L, Hayward K, Hudson LG, Tanguay RL. 2021. Developmental toxicity in zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to uranium: A comparison with lead, cadmium, and iron. Environ Pollut 269:116097. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116097 PMID:33246768 PMCID:PMC7785642
  • Shaw JL, Semmens E, Okihiro M, Lewis JL, Hirschfeld M, VanWagoner TM, Stephens L, Easa D, Ross JL, Graham N, Watson SE, Szyld EG, Dillard DA, Pyles LA, Darden PM, Carlson JC, McCulloh RJ, Snowden JN, Adeky SH, Singleton R, Smith PG. 2021. Best practices for conducting clinical trials with Indigenous children in the United States. Am J Public Health 111:doi:10.2105/AJPH.2021.306372 PMID:34436921 PMCID:PMC8494399
  • Speer RM, Toyoda JH, Croom-Perez TJ, Liu K, Wise Sr. JP. 2021. Particulate hexavalent chromium inhibits E2F1 leading to reduced RAD51 nuclear foci formation in human lung cells. Toxicol Sci 181(1):35-46. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfab019 PMID:33677506 PMCID:PMC8081024
  • Velasco CA, Brearley AJ, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Ali AS, Meza MI, Cabaniss S, Thomson BM, Forbes T, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Cerrato JM. 2021. From adsorption to precipitation of U(VI): What is the role of pH and natural organic matter?. Environ Sci Technol 55(23):16246-16256. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c05429 PMID:34797046
  • Wilson A, Velasco CA, Herbert G, Lucas S, Sanchez B, Cerrato JM, Spilde MN, Li Q, Campen M, Zychowski KE. 2021. Mine-site derived particulate matter exposure exacerbates neurological and pulmonary inflammatory outcomes in an autoimmune mouse model. J Toxicol Environ Health A 84(12):503-517. doi:10.1080/15287394.2021.1891488 PMID:33682625 PMCID:PMC8052313
  • Yin K, Lee J, Liu Z, Kim H, Martin DR, Wu D, Liu M, Xue X. 2021. Mitophagy protein PINK1 suppresses colon tumor growth by metabolic reprogramming via p53 activation and reducing acetyl-CoA production. Cell Death Differ 28(8):doi:10.1038/s41418-021-00760-9 PMID:33723373 (ahead of print)
  • Zhou X, Speer RM, Volk L, Hudson LG, Liu K. 2021. Arsenic co-carcinogenesis: Inhibition of DNA repair and interaction with zinc finger proteins. Semin Cancer Biol 76:86-98. doi:10.1016/j.semcancer.2021.05.009 PMID:33984503 PMCID:PMC8578584
  • Zhou X, Xue B, Medina S, Burchiel SW, Liu K. 2021. Uranium directly interacts with the DNA repair protein poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase 1. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 410:115360. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2020.115360 PMID:33279515 PMCID:PMC7775282


  • Avasarala S, Brearley AJ, Spilde MN, Peterson EJ, Jiang Y, Benavidez A, Cerrato JM. 2020. Crystal chemistry of carnotite in abandoned mine wastes. Minerals 10(10):883. doi:10.3390/min10100883
  • Begay J, Sanchez B, Wheeler A, Baldwin F, Lucas S, Herbert G, Suarez YO, Shuey C, Klaver Z, Harkema JR, Wagner JG, Morishita M, Bleske B, Zychowski KE, Campen M. 2020. Assessment of particulate matter toxicity and physicochemistry at the Claim 28 uranium mine site in Blue Gap, AZ. J Toxicol Environ Health A 1-18. doi:10.1080/15287394.2020.1830210 PMID:33050837
  • Bush NR, Wakschlag LS, LeWinn KZ, Hertz-Picciotto I, Nozadi S, Pieper S, Lewis JL, Biezonski D, Blair C, Deardorff J, Neiderhiser JM, Leve LD, Elliott AJ, Duarte CS, Lugo-Candelas C, O'Shea TM, Avalos LA, Page GP, Posner J. 2020. Family environment, neurodevelopmental risk, and the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) initiative: looking back and moving forward. Front Psychiatry 11:547. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00547 PMID:32636769 PMCID:PMC7318113
  • Dashner-Titus EJ, Schilz JR, Simmons KA, Duncan TR, Alvarez SC, Hudson LG. 2020. Differential response of human T-lymphocytes to arsenic and uranium. Toxicol Lett 333:269-278. doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2020.08.013 PMID:32866568 PMCID:PMC7590629
  • De La Rosa VY, Hoover JH, Du R, Yakes Jimenez E, MacKenzie D, Lewis JL. 2020. Diet quality among pregnant women in the Navajo Birth Cohort Study. Matern Child Nutr doi:10.1111/mcn.12961
  • De Pree TA. 2020. The politics of baselining in the Grants uranium mining district of northwestern New Mexico. J Environ Manage 268:110601. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110601 PMID:32510424
  • Gonzalez-Estrella J, Meza I, Burns A, Ali AS, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Lichtner PC, Shaikh N, Fendorf S, Cerrato JM. 2020. Effect of Bicarbonate, Calcium, and pH on the Reactivity of As(V) and U(VI) Mixtures. Environ Sci Technol 54:3979-3987. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b06063 PMID:32176846 PMCID:PMC7189768
  • Johns A, Qian J, Carolan M, Shaikh N, Peroutka A, Seeger A, Cerrato JM, Forbes T, Cwiertny DM. 2020. Functionalized electrospun polymer nanofibers for treatment of water contaminated with uranium. Environ Sci-Wat Res 6(3):622-634. doi:10.1039/C9EW00834A
  • Kim H, Xue X. 2020. Detection of total reactive oxygen species in adherent cells by 2',7' -Dichlorodihydrofluorescein Diacetate staining. J Vis Exp 5:doi:10.3791/60682 PMID:32658187
  • Lin Y, Hoover JH, Beene D, Erdei E, Liu Z. 2020. Environmental risk mapping of potential abandoned uranium mine contamination on the Navajo Nation, USA, using a GIS-based multi-criteria decision analysis approach. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int doi:10.1007/s11356-020-09257-3 PMID:32468361
  • Medina S, Lauer FT, Castillo EF, Bolt AM, Ali AS, Liu K, Burchiel SW. 2020. Exposures to uranium and arsenic alter intraepithelial and innate immune cells in the small intestine of male and female mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 403:doi:10.1016/j.taap.2020.115155 PMID:32710956
  • Roberts MH, Erdei E. 2020. Comparative United States autoimmune disease rates for 2010-2016 by sex, geographic region, and race. Autoimmun Rev 19(1):102423. doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2019.102423 PMID:31733367 PMCID:PMC6925958
  • Sanchez B, Zhou X, Gardiner SA, Herbert G, Lucas S, Morishita M, Wagner JG, Lewandowski R, Harkema JR, Shuey CL, Campen M, Zychowski KE. 2020. Serum-borne factors alter cerebrovascular endothelial microRNA expression following particulate matter exposure near an abandoned uranium mine on the Navajo Nation. Part Fibre Toxicol 17:29. doi:10.1186/s12989-020-00361-3 PMID:32611356 PMCID:PMC7329534
  • Schantz SL, Eskenazi B, Buckley JP, Braun JM, Sprowles JN, Bennett DH, Cordero JF, Frazier JA, Lewis JL, Hertz-Picciotto I, Lyall K, Nozadi S, Sagiv SK, Stroustrup A, Watkins DJ. 2020. A framework for assessing the impact of chemical exposures on neurodevelopment in ECHO: opportunities and challenges. Environ Res 188:109709. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2020.109709 PMID:32526495
  • Sharma P, Caldwell TS, Rivera MN, Gullapalli RR. 2020. Cadmium exposure activates Akt/ERK Signaling and pro-inflammatory COX-2 expression in human gallbladder epithelial cells via a ROS dependent mechanism. Toxicol In Vitro 67:12. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2020.104912 PMID:32512147
  • Zheng W, Ma Z, Sun X, Huang Y, Lu B, Chen X, Xue X, Yang X, Wu X. 2020. Exposure time determines the protective effect of Trichinella spiralis on experimental colitis. Microb Pathog 147:doi:10.1016/j.micpath.2020.104263 PMID:32442663
  • Zhou X, Medina S, Bolt AM, Zhang H, Wan G, Xu H, Lauer FT, Wang S, Burchiel SW, Liu K. 2020. Inhibition of red blood cell development by arsenic-induced disruption of GATA-1. Sci Rep 10(1):19055. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-76118-x PMID:33149232 PMCID:PMC7643154


  • Avasarala S, Torres C, Ali AS, Thomson BM, Spilde MN, Peterson EJ, Artyushkova K, Dobrica E, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Cerrato JM. 2019. Effect of bicarbonate and oxidizing conditions on U (IV) and U (VI) reactivity in mineralized deposits of New Mexico. Chemical Geology 524:345-355. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.07.007 PMID:31406388 PMCID:PMC6690612
  • Blake JM, Avasarala S, Ali AS, Spilde MN, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Latta DE, Artyushkova K, Ilgen A, Shuey CL, Nez C, Cerrato JM. 2019. Reactivity of As and U co-occurring in mine wastes in northeastern Arizona. Chemical Geology 522:26-37. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.05.024 PMID:31371834 PMCID:PMC6675030
  • Bolt AM, Medina S, Lauer FT, Liu K, Burchiel SW. 2019. Minimal uranium immunotoxicity following a 60-day drinking water exposure to uranyl acetate in male and female C57BL/6J mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 372:33-39. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2019.04.003 PMID:30978399
  • DeVore C, Rodriguez-Freire L, Mehdi-Ali A, Ducheneaux C, Artyushkova K, Zhou Z, Latta DE, Lueth VW, Gonzales M, Lewis JL, Cerrato JM. 2019. Effect of bicarbonate and phosphate on arsenic release from mining-impacted sediments in the Cheyenne River watershed, South Dakota, USA. Environ Sci Process Impacts 21(3):456-468. doi:10.1039/c8em00461g PMID:30714588 PMCID:PMC6474758
  • Hayek EE, Brearley AJ, Howard T, Hudson P, Torres C, Spilde MN, Cabaniss S, Ali AS, Cerrato JM. 2019. Calcium in carbonate water facilitates the transport of U(VI) in brassica juncea roots and enables root-to-shoot translocation. ACS Earth Space Chem 3(10):2190-2196. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00171 PMID:31742240 PMCID:PMC6859903
  • Hoover JH, Erdei E, Nash J, Gonzales M. 2019. A review of metal exposure studies conducted in the rural Southwestern and Mountain West Region of the United States. Curr Epidemiol Rep 6(1):34-49. doi:10.1007/s40471-019-0182-3 PMID:30906686 PMCID:PMC6429957
  • Luo L, Hudson LG, Lewis JL, Lee J. 2019. Two-step approach for assessing the health effects of environmental chemical mixtures: application to simulated datasets and real data from the Navajo Birth Cohort Study. Environ Health 18(46):doi:10.1186/s12940-019-0482-6 PMID:31072361 PMCID:PMC6507239
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