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1. Climate change impacts on pollutants mobilization and interactive effects of climate change and pollutants on toxicity and bioaccumulation of pollutants in estuarine and marine biota and linkage to seafood security.

This article provides an overview of the impacts of climate change stressors (temperature, ocean acidification, sea-level rise, and hypoxia) on estuarine and marine biota (algae, crustaceans, molluscs, corals, and fish). It also assessed possible/likely interactive impacts (combined impacts of...

Author(s) : Kibria, G.; Nugegoda, D.; Rose, G.; Haroon, A. K. Y.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

2. Evaluation of muscle tissue as a non-lethal proxy for liver and brain organic contaminant loads in an elasmobranch, the bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo).

Elasmobranch ecotoxicological investigations are complicated because accessing organs that accumulate organic contaminants is usually lethal. Several metrics among liver, muscle, and brain were evaluated to determine their relative organic contaminant loads and the efficacy of using muscle as a...

Author(s) : Lyons, K.; Adams, D. H.; Bizzarro, J. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167 ref.many

3. Toxicity of hydroxychloroquine, a potential treatment for COVID-19, on free-living marine nematodes.

On March 2020, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) was recommended as a treatment for COVID-19 high risk patients. Following the massive and widespread use of HCQ worldwide, a discernible high quantity is anticipated to end-up through the sewage systems in marine coastal areas. A closed microcosm study was...

Author(s) : Ben Ali, M.; Amor Hedfi; Mohammed Almalki; Karachle, P. K.; Boufahja, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.167

4. Sublethal, behavioral, and developmental effects of the neonicotinoid pesticide imidacloprid on larval wood frogs (Rana sylvatica).

Imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid pesticide, is used to prevent the spread of the hemlock woolly adelgid, currently affecting Eastern Hemlock trees across North America. When the pesticide is sprayed directly onto soil around infested trees (soil drenching), it can run off into aquatic systems, with...

Author(s) : Sweeney, M. R.; Thompson, C. M.; Popescu, V. D.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2021 Vol.40 No.7 pp.1838-1847

5. Intra and extracellular effects of benzo [α] pyrene on liver, gill and blood of Caspian white fish (Rutilus frissi kutum): cyto-genotoxicity and histopathology approach.

Southern parts of the Caspian Sea have been faced with a diverse range of oil pollutants. Therefore, this study was designed to evaluate the effects of relevant environmental concentrations of benzo[α]pyrene (BαP) on liver, gill, and blood of Caspian White fish. To this end, 150 fingerling fish...

Author(s) : Esmaeilbeigi, M.; Kalbassi, M. R.; Seyedi, J.; Tayemeh, M. B.; Moghaddam, J. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.163

6. Cellular alterations and damage to the renal tissue of marine catfish Arius arius following cd exposure and the possible sequestrant role of metallothionein.

Cd is a non-degradable heavy metal pollutant with no known biological role. When taken up by living organisms from the environment, it causes extensive tissue damage. Here, we studied the effects of exposure to 20 mg/L-1CdCl2for 0, 24, 48, and 72 h on the renal tissue of marine catfish Arius arius. ...

Author(s) : Ramalingam Mani; Sumit Rose; Ayothi Suresh; Shanmugam Sambantham; Balakrishnan Anandan; Muhammed Ibrahim; Boominathan Meena

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.163

7. The adverse effects of acrylamide exposure on the early development of marine medaka (Oryzias melastigma) and its mechanisms.

Acrylamide (AA) can have deleterious effects on freshwater fish. However, its adverse effects on euryhaline fish are still unknown. In this study, embryos of Oryzias melastigma were exposed to different concentrations of AA to investigate its effect on early developmental disorders. After 21 days...

Author(s) : Yue ZongHao; Tian ErLi; Chen YanJuan; Luo LiuMin; Yang LiCheng; He Le; Li LiLi; Wang Jun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Marine Pollution Bulletin 2021 Vol.163

8. Identification and characterization of serum albumin covalent adduct formed with atrazine by liquid chromatography mass spectrometry.

The present study developed an analytical technique to investigate the possible covalent adduct formation of albumin with the herbicide atrazine, and to characterize the protein modifications in vitro using liquid chromatography separation coupled with high resolution time-of-flight mass...

Author(s) : Chu ShaoGang; Letcher, R. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Chromatography, B 2021 Vol.1163

9. A comprehensive system for detection of behavioral change of D. magna exposed to various chemicals.

The purpose of the present study was to develop a sensitive and comprehensive method, based on D. magna swimming behavior, for toxicity assessment of environmental chemicals. Firstly, D. magna swimming in several chambers with different diameters were compared to determine the most suitable...

Author(s) : Yuan SiLiang; Liang ChengQian; Li Wen; Letcher, R. J.; Liu ChunSheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Hazardous Materials 2021 Vol.402

10. Comet assay as a method used in research on DNA damage caused by pesticides in fish.

The comet assay method is a research technique for detecting damage to cellular DNA due to active physical or chemical agents. The comet assay is based on electrophoretic migration of genetic material contained in the cell's nucleus. This research method is commonly used in many different fields,...

Foreign Title :Test kometkowy jako metoda wykorzystywana w badaniach nad uszkodzeniami struktury DNA spowodowanymi pestycydami u ryb.

Author(s) : Księżarczyk, M.; Leśniak, P.; Arciszewski, M. B.; Valverde, P. J. L.

Publisher : Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland

Journal article : Medycyna Weterynaryjna 2021 Vol.77 No.4 pp.189-192 ref.41

11. Aclonifen causes developmental abnormalities in zebrafish embryos through mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress.

The herbicide aclonifen is commonly used in agriculture. Aclonifen is toxic to experimental animals, causing developmental abnormalities, decreased energy production for survival, and impaired organogenesis. However, no studies have reported the functional defects and toxicity caused by aclonifen...

Author(s) : Lee JinYoung; Park Hahyun; Lim Whasun; Song Gwonhwa

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.771

12. Genotoxic effects of glyphosate on Physalaemus tadpoles.

Genotoxicity studies have revealed that pesticides bind to genetic material in non-target vertebrates, thereby impairing the genetic integrity of these animals. The main objective of this study was to determine the genotoxic damage in erythrocytes of two native South American amphibian Physalaemus...

Author(s) : Herek, J. S.; Vargas, L.; Trindade, S. A. R.; Rutkoski, C. F.; Macagnan, N.; Hartmann, P. A.; Hartmann, M. T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 2021 Vol.81

13. Water vole management - could anticoagulant rodenticides stereochemistry mitigate the ecotoxicity issues associated to their use?

Cyclic water vole population explosions can be controlled in some European countries with anticoagulant rodenticides leading sometimes to wildlife poisonings due to the toxin's tissue persistence. Here, we analyzed the pharmacokinetics of rodenticide residues in voles and we explored potential ways ...

Author(s) : Abi Khalil, R.; Barbier, B.; Rached, A.; Benoit, E.; Pinot, A.; Lattard, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 2021 Vol.81

14. Ibuprofen as an emerging pollutant on non-target aquatic invertebrates: effects on Chironomus riparius.

The concern about pharmaceuticals has been increased over the last decade due to their burgeoning consumption. Ibuprofen has an extensive presence in surface water with risks for the aquatic biota. This study focuses on the effects of ibuprofen at environmental concentrations on the survival,...

Author(s) : Muñiz-González AnaBelén

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 2021 Vol.81 ref.1

15. Perspectives from natural resource professionals: attitudes on lead ammunition risks and use of nonlead ammunition.

Hunting is a popular activity but continued use of lead ammunition poses risks to wildlife and human health. To inform adoption of the voluntary use of nonlead ammunition, natural resource professionals were surveyed to understand their attitudes about threats to bald eagles, lead poisoning in bald ...

Author(s) : Schulz, J. H.; Wilhelm Stanis, S. A.; Morgan, M.; Li Jie [Li, J. C.]; Hall, D. M.; Webb, E. B.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 2021 Vol.33 ref.many

16. Transcriptional regulation of xenobiotic detoxification genes in insects - an overview.

Arthropods have well adapted to the vast array of chemicals they encounter in their environment. Whether these xenobiotics are plant allelochemicals or anthropogenic insecticides one of the strategies they have developed to defend themselves is the induction of detoxification enzymes. Although...

Author(s) : Amezian, D.; Nauen, R.; Goff, G. le

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 2021 Vol.174

17. Where are we? Towards an understanding of the selective accumulation of microplastics in mussels.

Mussels are suggested as bioindicators of marine microplastic pollution. However, they are selective in regards to accumulation of microplastics. To make studies more targeted and comparable, ultimately helping to determine the suitability of the mussel as a bioindicator species for microplastic...

Author(s) : Li JiaNa; Wang ZhengLu; Rotchell, J. M.; Shen XiaoTeng; Li QiPei; Zhu JingMin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2021 Vol.286 ref.98

18. Cadmium bioaccumulation and distribution in the freshwater bivalve Anodonta woodiana exposed to environmentally relevant Cd levels.

Anodonta woodiana is a globally distributed freshwater bivalve, which is a unique bioindicator in the "Freshwater Mussel Watch" project. Numerous countries have used A. woodiana for biomonitoring the aqueous cadmium (Cd) contamination. However, the bioaccumulation and distribution characteristics...

Author(s) : Chen XiuBao; Liu HongBo; Huang HongHui; Liber, K.; Jiang Tao; Yang JiAn

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.791 ref.42

19. Mercury contamination of seabird and sea duck eggs from high arctic Greenland.

Mercury (Hg) levels in the environment have substantially increased over the past century leading to increased concentrations in many high trophic level predators, including Arctic seabirds. From the Canadian high Arctic, research on seabird eggs has documented some of the greatest concentrations...

Author(s) : Burnham, K. K.; Meyer, F. K.; Burnham, J. L.; Chumchal, M.; Johnson, J. A.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Polar Biology 2021 Vol.44 No.6 pp.1195-1202 ref.many

20. Acute exposure of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) induces immune signal regulation and ferroptosis in Oryzias melastigma.

The plasticizer di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is becoming increasingly abundant throughout the global environment as plastic pollution becomes highly severe, especially in the ocean. The adverse effects of DEHP have garnered increasing concern as they are recognized as endocrine disruptors....

Author(s) : Yin XiaoHan; Zeb, R.; Wei Hui; Cai Ling

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.265

21. Combined sediment desorption and bioconcentration model to predict levels of dioxin-like chemicals in fish.

Flooding and other sediment disturbances can lead to increases in sediment resuspension. In this context, it is of central importance to understand the kinetics of release from these sediments and the uptake of pollutants, such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated dioxins and...

Author(s) : Brinkmann, M.; Ouellet, J. D.; Zennegg, M.; Buchinger, S.; Reifferscheid, G.; Hollert, H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.758

22. Toxicological effects of microplastics and phenanthrene to zebrafish (Danio rerio).

The toxicology of microplastics in combination with other pollutants has attracted widespread attention. In this study, zebrafish were exposed to 3 mg/L polystyrene microplastic, 0.2 mg/L phenanthrene, and a combination of both. Zebrafish microplastic uptake, phenanthrene accumulation,...

Author(s) : Xu KaiHang; Zhang YinDan; Huang YuMei; Wang Jun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.757

23. Alteration of unfolded protein responses and autophagy signaling represented the molecular basis underlying saccharin toxicity to Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae).

The purpose of this study was to develop a new control method for Drosophila using saccharin sodium dihydrate (saccharin), an artificial sweetener that is safe for humans and the environment, and to elucidate its mode of action. In this study, we confirmed that saccharin can dose-dependently...

Author(s) : Osabutey, A. F.; Kim AYoung; Seo BoYoon; Mai LinhXuan; Koh YoungHo

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 2021 Vol.107 No.4

24. The toxic effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the terrestrial slug Lehmannia nyctelia (Gastropoda-Limacidae).

Background: Chemicals have deleterious effect on the environment. The wide use of nanomaterials as products for plant protection, fertilizers, and also in water purification leads to the release of these materials to the environment. Terrestrial gastropods including snails and slugs have the...

Author(s) : Mohammad, W. A.; Ali, S. M.; Farhan, N.; Said, S. M.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 Vol.82 No.34 ref.many

25. Records of jerdon's baza Aviceda jerdoni (Blyth, 1842) from eastern Nepal.

Jerdon's baza Aviceda jerdoni is one of the least studied raptor species in Nepal which is listed as a Critically Endangered species in the 'Nepal's Red List of Birds'. This paper presents the records of this species during opportunistic surveys, conducted in 2018/2019 from Ilam and Jhapa districts ...

Author(s) : Tamang, S. R.; Poudel, A. K.; Pandeya, P.

Publisher : Central Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Journal article : Nepalese Journal of Zoology 2021 Vol.5 No.1 pp.47-50 ref.11