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Reviews and Commentaries

In addition to the publication of research findings, the SRP encourages grantees to develop position pieces, review articles, and non-traditional papers to make the significance and applicability of SRP-funded research more accessible to the Program's broad range of stakeholders. Below are some recent grantee publications:

  • Aging and liver disease. Kim, In-Hae, Tatiana Kisseleva, and David A. Brenner. 2015. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology. 31(3):184-191. doi:10.1097/MOG.0000000000000176
  • Effect of nanoscale zero-valent iron treatment on biological reductive dechlorination: A review of current understanding and research needs. Bruton, Thomas A., Benny FG Pycke, and Rolf Ulrich Halden. 2015. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 45(11):1148-1175. doi:10.1080/10643389.2014.924185
  • Global characteristics of childhood acute promyelocytic leukemia. Zhang, Luoping, A. Samad, Maria S. Pombo-de-Oliveira, Ghislaine Scelo, Martyn T. Smith, James Feusner, Joseph L. Wiemels, and Catherine Metayer. 2015. Blood Reviews. 29(2):101-125. doi:10.1016/j.blre.2014.09.013
  • Hepatic inflammation and fibrosis: Functional links and key pathways. Seki, Ekihiro and Robert F. Schwabe. 2015. Hepatology. 61(3):1066-1079. doi:10.1002/hep.27332
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls and links to cardiovascular disease. Perkins, Jordan T., Michael C. Petriello, Bradley Newsome, and Bernhard Hennig. 2015. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. doi:10.1007/s11356-015-4479-6
  • PPARs and ERRs: Molecular mediators of mitochondrial metabolism. Fan, Weiwei and Ronald M. Evans. 2015. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 33:49-54. doi:10.1016/
  • Recent advances in the measurement of arsenic, cadmium, and mercury in rice and other foods. Jackson, Brian P. and Tracy Punshon. 2015. Current Environmental Health Reports. 2(1):15-24. doi:10.1007/s40572-014-0035-7
  • An organizational approach for the assessment of DNA adduct data in risk assessment: case studies for aflatoxin B1, tamoxifen and vinyl chloride. Pottenger, Lynn H., Larry S. Andrews, Ammie N. Bachman, Peter J. Boogaard, Jean Cadet, Michelle Rau Embry, Peter B. Farmer, Matthew W. Himmelstein, Annie M. Jarabek, Elizabeth A. Martin, Robert J. Mauthe, Rudranath Persaud, Julian Preston, Rita Schoeny, Julie Skare, James A. Swenberg, Gary M. Williams, Errol Zeiger, Fagen Zhang, and James H. Kim. 2014. Critical Reviews in Toxicology. 44(4):348-391. doi:10.3109/10408444.2013.873768
  • Application of toxicogenomic profiling to evaluate effects of benzene and formaldehyde: From yeast to human. McHale, Cliona M., Martyn T. Smith, and Luoping Zhang. 2014. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1310:74-83. doi:10.1111/nyas.12382
  • Combustion by-products and their health effects- Combustion engineering and global health in the 21st century: Issues and challenges. Lomnicki, Slawomir, Brian Gullet, Tobias Stoger, Ian M. Kennedy, Jim Diaz, Tammy R. Dugas, Kurt J. Varner, Danielle J. Carlin, Barry Dellinger, and Stephania A. Cormier. 2014. International Journal of Toxicology. 33(1):3-13. doi:10.1177/1091581813519686
  • Correlating structure and function of drug-metabolizing enzymes: Progress and ongoing challenges. Johnson, Eric F., JP Connick, James R. Reed, Wayne L. Backes, Manoj C. Desai, Lianhong Xu, Fernando Estrada, Jennifer S. Laurence, and Emily E. Scott. 2014. Drug Metabolism and Disposition. 42(1):9-22. doi:10.1124/dmd.113.054627
  • Exploring metabolic pathways and regulation through functional chemoproteomic and metabolomic platforms. Medina-Cleghorn, Daniel and Daniel K. Nomura. 2014. Chemistry & Biology. 21(9):1171-1184. doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2014.07.007
  • History and impact of RDP: A legacy from Carl Woese to microbiology. Cole, James R. and James M. Tiedje. 2014. RNA Biology. 11(3):239-243. doi:10.4161/rna.28306
  • Hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls in the environment: sources, fate, and toxicities. Tehrani, Rouzbeh and Benoit Van Aken. 2014. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21(10):6334-6345. doi:10.1007/s11356-013-1742-6
  • Imprinted genes and the environment: Links to the toxic metals arsenic, cadmium and lead. Smeester, Lisa, Andrew Yosim, Monica D. Nye, Cathrine Hoyo, Susan K. Murphy, and Rebecca C. Fry. 2014. Genes. 5(2):477-496. doi:10.3390/genes5020477
  • Influence of nutrition in PCB-induced vascular inflammation. Petriello, Michael C., Bradley Newsome, and Bernhard Hennig. 2014. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21(10):6410-6418. doi:10.1007/s11356-013-1549-5
  • Influence of stress-induced intermediates on gonadotropin gene expression in gonadotrope cells. Breen, Kellie M. and Pamela L. Mellon. 2014. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 385(1-2):71-77. doi:10.1016/j.mce.2013.08.014
  • Investigating epigenetic effects of prenatal exposure to toxic metals in newborns: Challenges and benefits. Nye, Monica D., Rebecca C. Fry, Cathrine Hoyo, and Susan K. Murphy. 2014. Medical Epigenetics. 2:53-59. doi:10.1159/000362336
  • Long-term effects of mineral fertilizers on soil microorganisms - A review. Geisseler, Daniel and Kate M. Scow. 2014. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 75:54-63. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.03.023
  • Modulation of persistent organic pollutant toxicity through nutritional intervention: Emerging opportunities in biomedicine and environmental remediation. Petriello, Michael C., Bradley Newsome, Thomas D. Dziubla, J Zach Hilt, Dibakar Bhattacharyya, and Bernhard Hennig. 2014. Science of the Total Environment. 492:11-16. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.01.109
  • Natural killer cells and regulatory T cells in early pregnancy loss. Sharma, Surendra. 2014. International Journal of Developmental Biology. 58:219-229. doi:10.1387/ijdb.140109ss
  • Nuclear receptors and metabolism: From feast to famine. Hong, Suk-Hyun, Maryam Ahmadian, Ruth T. Yu, Annette R. Atkins, Michael Downes, and Ronald M. Evans. 2014. Diabetologia. 57(5):860-867. doi:10.1007/s00125-014-3209-9
  • Nuclear receptors rock around the clock. Zhao, Xuan, Han Cho, Ruth T. Yu, Annette R. Atkins, Michael Downes, and Ronald M. Evans. 2014. EMBO Reports. 15:518-528. doi:10.1002/embr.201338271
  • Nuclear receptors, RXR, and the Big Bang. Evans, Ronald M. and David J. Mangelsdorf. 2014. Cell. 157(1):255-266. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.03.012
  • On the need and speed of regulating triclosan and triclocarban in the United States. Halden, Rolf Ulrich. 2014. Environmental Science & Technology. 48(7):3603-3611. doi:10.1021/es500495p
  • Passive sampling methods for contaminated sediments: Risk assessment and management. Greenberg, Marc S., Peter Chapman, Ian J. Allan, Kim A. Anderson, Sabine E. Apitz, Chris Beegan, T. Bridges, Steve S. Brown, John G. Cargill, Megan C. McCulloch, Charles A. Menzie, James P. Shine, and Thomas F. Parkerton. 2014. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 10(2):224-236. doi:10.1002/ieam.1511
  • Plant salt-tolerance mechanisms. Deinlein, Ulrich, Aaron B. Stephan, Tomoaki Horie, Wei Luo, Guohua Xu, and Julian I. Schroeder. 2014. Trends in Plant Science. 19(6):371-379. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2014.02.001
  • Rare-variant association analysis: Study designs and statistical tests. Lee, Seunggeun, Goncalo R. Abecasis, Michael Boehnke, and Xihong Lin. 2014. American Journal of Human Genetics. 95(1):5-23. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.06.009
  • Regulatory crosstalk and interference between the xenobiotic and hypoxia sensing pathways at the AhR-ARNT-HIF1 alpha signaling node. Vorrink, Sabine U. and Frederick E. Domann. 2014. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 218:82-88. doi:10.1016/j.cbi.2014.05.001
  • Response to comment on "Silicone wristbands as personal passive samplers". O'Connell, Steven G., Susan E. Carozza, Nancy I. Kerkvliet, and Kim A. Anderson. 2014. Environmental Science & Technology. 48(15):8927. doi:10.1021/es503177x
  • Role of epigenetic aberrations in the development and progression of human hepatocellular carcinoma. Pogribny, Igor P. and Ivan Rusyn. 2014. Cancer Letters. 342(2):223-230. doi:10.1016/j.canlet.2012.01.038
  • Socially responsible mining: The relationship between mining and poverty, human health and the environment. Maier, Raina M., F. Diaz-Barriga, James A. Field, James Hopkins, Bern Klein, and Mary M. Poulton. 2014. Reviews on Environmental Health. 29(1-2):83-89. doi:10.1515/reveh-2014-0022
  • Stabilized epoxygenated fatty acids regulate inflammation, pain, angiogenesis and cancer. Zhang, Guodong, Sean D. Kodani, and Bruce D. Hammock. 2014. Progress in Lipid Research. 53:108-123. doi:10.1016/j.plipres.2013.11.003
  • Synthesis and surface functionalization of silica nanoparticles for nanomedicine. Liberman, Alexander, Natalie Mendez, William C. Trogler, and Andrew C. Kummel. 2014. Surface Science Reports. 69(2-3):132-158. doi:10.1016/j.surfrep.2014.07.001
  • TAK1-dependent autophagy: A suppressor of fatty liver disease and hepatic oncogenesis. Seki, Ekihiro. 2014. Molecular and Cellular Oncology. 1(4):doi:10.4161/23723548.2014.968507
  • The endogenous exposome. Nakamura, Jun, Esra Mutlu, Vyom Sharma, Leonard B. Collins, Wanda M. Bodnar, Rui Yu, Yongquan Lai, Benjamin C. Moeller, Kun Lu, and James A. Swenberg. 2014. DNA Repair. 19:3-13. doi:10.1016/j.dnarep.2014.03.031
  • Trichloroethylene biotransformation and its role in mutagenicity, carcinogenicity and target organ toxicity. Lash, Lawrence H., Weihsueh A. Chiu, Kathryn Z. Guyton, and Ivan Rusyn. 2014. Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research. 762:22-36. doi:10.1016/j.mrrev.2014.04.003
  • Trichloroethylene: Mechanistic, epidemiologic and other supporting evidence of carcinogenic hazard. Rusyn, Ivan, Weihsueh A. Chiu, Lawrence H. Lash, Hans Kromhout, Johnni Hansen, and Kathryn Z. Guyton. 2014. Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 141(1):55-68. doi:10.1016/j.pharmthera.2013.08.004
  • Arsenic and human health: epidemiologic progress and public health implications. Argos, Maria, Habibul Ahsan, and Joseph H. Graziano. 2012. Reviews on Environmental Health. 27:191-195. doi:10.1515/reveh-2012-0021
  • Mercury contamination: Review of a residential response. Thompson, Marcella R. 2012. Professional Safety. 57:50-58.
  • A Paradigm Shift is Required for the Risk Assessment of Potential Human Health After Exposure to Low Level Chemical Exposures - A Response to the Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century Report. Trosko, James E. and Brad L. Upham. 2010. International Journal of Toxicology. 29(4):344-357. doi:10.1177/1091581810371384
  • A review of non-invasive imaging methods and applications in contaminant hydrogeology research. Werth, Charles J., Changyong Zhang, Mark L. Brusseau, Mart Oostrom, and Thomas Baumann. 2010. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 113(1-4):1-24. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2010.01.001
  • Base excision repair and design of small molecule inhibitors of human DNA polymerase β. Wilson, Samuel H., William A. Beard, David D. Shock, Vinod K. Batra, Nisha A. Cavanaugh, Rajendra Prasad, Esther Hou, Yuan Liu, Kenjiro Asagoshi, Julie K. Horton, Donna F. Stefanick, Padmini S. Kedar, Michael J. Carrozza, Aya Masaoka, and Michelle Heacock. 2010. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 67(21):3633-3647. doi:10.1007/s00018-010-0489-1
  • Chiral polychlorinated biphenyl transport, metabolism, and distribution: A review. Lehmler, Hans-Joachim, Stuart J. Harrad, Heinrich Huhnerfuss, Izabela Kania-Korwel, Cindy M. Lee, Zhe Lu, and Charles S. Wong. 2010. Environmental Science & Technology. 44(8):2757-2766. doi:10.1021/es902208u
  • Functional Toxicogenomics: Mechanism-Centered Toxicology. North, Matthew and Christopher D. Vulpe. 2010. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 11:4796-4813. doi:10.3390/ijms11124796
  • Mother counts: how effects of environmental contaminants on maternal care could affect the offspring and future generations. Cummings, J.A., Lynwood G. Clemens, and Antonio A. Nunez. 2010. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 31:440-451. doi:10.1016/j.yfrne.2010.05.004
  • Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: Using the New Toxicity Testing Paradigm to Create a Taxonomy of Adverse Effects. Boekelheide, Kim and S.N. Campion. 2010. Toxicological Sciences. 114(1):20-24. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfp307
  • Arsenic exposure at low-to-moderate levels and skin lesions, arsenic metabolism, neurological functions, and biomarkers for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases: review of recent findings from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS) in Bangladesh. Chen, Yu, Faruque Parvez, Mary V. Gamble, Tariqul Islam, Alaudinn Ahmed, Maria Argos, Joseph H. Graziano, and Habibul Ahsan. 2009. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 239(2):184-92. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2009.01.010
  • Book Review: Pharma-Ecology  The Occurrence and Fate of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment by Patrick K. Jjimba. Halden, Rolf Ulrich. 2009. Environmental Health Perspectives. 117(4):A172.
  • Quantitative analysis of fullerene nanomaterials in environmental systems: A critical review. Isaacson, Carl W., Markus Kleber, and Jennifer A. Field. 2009. Environmental Science & Technology. 43(17):6463-6474. doi:10.1021/es900692e
  • Metabolic activation of PCBs to carcinogens in vivoA review. Ludewig, Gabriele, Leane Lehmann, Harald L. Esch, and Larry W. Robertson. 2008. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 25(2):241-246.
  • NQ01 polymorphisms and de novo childhood leukemia: a HuGE review and meta-analysis. Guha, N., Jeffrey S. Chang, Anand P. Chokkalingam, Joseph L. Wiemels, Martyn T. Smith, and Patricia A. Buffler. 2008. American Journal of Epidemiology. 168(11):1221-1232. doi:10.1093/aje/kwn246
  • Reducing human exposure to aflatoxin through the use of clay: a review. Phillips, Timothy D., Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Jason Williams, Henry J. Huebner, N-A Ankrah, D. Ofori-Adjei, Pauline E. Jolly, Natalie Johnson, John F. Taylor, Alicia Marroquin-Cardona, L. Xu, Louisa S. Tang, and Jia-Sheng Wang. 2008. Food Additives and Contaminants. 25(2):134-45. doi:10.1080/02652030701567467
  • Cumulative lead dose and cognitive function in adults: a review of studies that measured both blood lead and bone lead. Shih, R.A., H. Hu, Marc G. Weisskopf, and B.S. Schwartz. 2007. Environmental Health Perspectives. 115(3):483-92.
  • Arsenic Toxicology: Five Questions (Review). Aposhian, H.Vasken and Mary M. Aposhian. 2006. Chemical Research in Toxicology. 19(1):1-15.
  • The role of the nonhomologous end-joining DNA double-strand break repair pathway in telomere biology. Riha, Karel, Michelle Heacock, and Dorothy E. Shippen. 2006. Annual Review of Genetics. 40:237-277. doi:10.1146/annurev.genet.39.110304.095755
  • XRCC3 and XPD/ERCC2 single nucleotide polymorphisms and the risk of cancer: a HuGE review. Manuguerra, M., F. Saletta, Margaret R. Karagas, M. Berwick, F. Veglia, Paolo Vineis, and G. Matullo. 2006. American Journal of Epidemiology. 164(4):297-302.
  • N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) as a drinking water contaminant: A review. Mitch, William A., Jonathan O. Sharp, R. Rhodes Trussell, Richard L. Valentine, Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, and David L. Sedlak. 2003. Environmental Engineering Science. 20(5):389-404.
  • The metabolism of inorganic arsenic oxides, gallium arsenide, and arsine: a toxicochemical review. Carter, Dean E., H. Vasken Aposhian, and A Jay Gandolfi. 2003. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 193(3):309-334.
  • Catalytic biofunctional membranes containing site-specifically immobilized enzyme arrays: a review. Butterfield, D.Allan, Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Sylvia Daunert, and Leonidas G. Bachas. 2001. Journal of Membrane Science. 181(1):29-37.
  • Effects of male age on semen quality and fertility: a review of the literature. Kidd, Sharon A., Brenda Eskenazi, and Andrew J. Wyrobek. 2001. Fertility and Sterility. 75(2):237-248.
  • Particle-Associated Contaminants in a Shallow Coastal Lagoon, Barnegat Bay, NJ: A Review. Moser, F.C. and Richard F. Bopp. 2001. Journal of Coastal Research. 32:229243.
  • Role of quinones in the biodegadation of priority pollutants: a review. Field, James A., Francisco J. Cervantes, Frank P. van der Zee, and Gatze Lettinga. 2000. Water Science & Technology. 42(5-6):215-222.
  • Review of "GeoEnvi-Geostatistics for Environmental Applications," by A. Soares, J. Gomez-Hernandez and R. Froidevaux (eds.). Christakos, George. 1999. Environmental Geosciences. 6:1-4.
  • A Review: Trichloroethylene metabolites: Potential cardiac teratogens. Johnson, Paula D., Brenda V. Dawson, and Stanley J. Goldberg. 1998. Environmental Health Perspectives. 106(4):995-999.
  • Review of heat and water movement in field soils. Parlange, Marc B., Anthony T. Cahill, Donald R. Nielsen, Jan W. Hopmans, and Ole Wendroth. 1998. Soil & Tillage Research. 47(1-2):5-10.
  • ICP-MS Detection for Chromatography and Capillary Electrophoresis: A Review. Sutton, Richard MC, Karen L. Sutton, and Joseph A. Caruso. 1997. Journal of Chromatography A. 789:85-126.
  • Potential carcinogenicity of chloral hydrate - a review. Salmon, Andrew G., Kenneth W. Kizer, Lauren Zeise, Richard J. Jackson, and Martyn T. Smith. 1995. Journal of Toxicology and Clinical Toxicology. 33(2):115-121.

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