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Recent Publications

  1. Armstrong N, Patlolla A and Tchounwou P. Protective effect of ascorbic acid against chromium-induced hepatic and renal toxicity in Sprague Dawley rats. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 636-641, 2008.
  2. Arslan Z and Julian F. Tyson. Analysis of siliceous samples for trace elements by ICP-MS after the precipitation of silicon as sodium fluorosilicate. Microchimica Acta 160, 219–225, 2008.
  3. Brown E, Yedjou C, and Tchounwou P. Cytotoxicty and oxidative stress in human liver carcinoma cells exposed to arsenic trioxide. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 583-587, 2008.
  4. Darbha, G. K.; Singh, A. K.; Rai, U. S.; Yu, E.; Yu, H.; Ray, P. C. Selective detection of mercury (II) ion using nonlinear optical properties of gold nanoparticles, J. Am. Chem. Soc.; 2008; DOI: 10.1021/ja801412b
  5. Dasary SSR, Uma S. Rai, Hongtao Yu, Yerramilli Anjaneyulu, Madan Dubey, Paresh Chandra Ray, Gold nanoparticle based surface enhanced fluorescence for detection of organophosphorus agents, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 31 May 2008.
  6. Hari H. P. Cohly, Raphael D. Isokpehi, Rajendram V. Rajnarayanan. Gene expression dynamics of aquaporins and gap junction proteins in human malaria infection. Proc. Int. Conf. Environmental Parasitology and Community Health Care Initiatives. Editor Soam Prakash. Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN-13: 9788184242362, 2007.
  7. Markov AK, Warren ET, Cohly HH, Sauls DJ, Skelton TN. Influence of fructose-1,6-diphosphate on endotoxin-induced lung injuries in sheep. J. Surg Res. 138(1):45-50, 2007.
  8. Sharma, S., N. Meghanathan, and H. Cohly. An approach to detect the position of nodes in wireless sensor networks. Int. J. Hybrid Computational Intelligence. 1(1): 127-137, 2008.
  9. Farah IO, Rowshan A. Begum and Ali B. Ishaque. Differential protection and transactivation of P53, P21, Bcl2, Cyclin G, and MDM2 genes in rat liver and the HepG2 cell line upon exposure to Pifithrin. Biomed. Sci. Instrum. 43: 116-121, 2007.
  10. Farah IO. Differential modulation of intracellular energetics in A549 and MRC-5 cells. Biomed. Sci. Instrum. 43: 110-115, 2007.
  11. Feng M, H. Han, J. Zhang, and H. Tachikawa, Electrochemical Sensors Based on Carbon Nanotubes in “Electrochemical Sensors, Biosensors and Their Biomedical Application,” X. Zhang, H. Ju, and J. Wang, Eds., Elsevier, pp 460-494, 2008.
  12. Fu PP, Q. Xia, L. Guo, H. Yu, and P. C. Chan, Toxicity of Kava Kava, J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part C-Environ. Carcinog. & Ecotoxic. Revs., 26, 89-112, 2008.
  13. Ilya Yanov, J. J. Palacios, and Glake Hill Simple STM Tip Functionalization for Rapid DNA Sequencing: An Ab Initio Green's Function Study, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112 (10) pp 2069-2073, 2008.
  14. Izevbigie EB, Howard CB, and Lee KS. V. amygdalina: Folk medicine, analysis, and potential application for cancer treatment. Curr. Pharmaceutical Analysis 4(1): 20-25, 2008.
  15. Huey-Min Hwang, Xiaoke Hu, Xueheng Zhao. Enhanced bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by environmental friendly techniques. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, part c- Environmental Carcinogenesis & Ecotoxicology Reviews. 25: 313-352, 2007.
  16. Kafoury RM, J. M. Hernandez, J. A. Lasky, W.A. Toscano, Jr., and M. Friedman. Activation of transcription factors -kB (NF-kB) and IL-6 (NF-IL-6) by lipid ozonation products is crucial to interleukin-8 gene expression in human airway epithelial cells. Environ. Toxicol. 22(7): 159-168, 2007.
  17. Lu D, Reddy RS, Fitzgerald R, Stockwell WR, Williams QL and Tchounwou PB. Sensitivity modeling study for an ozone occurrence during the 1996 Paso Del Norte ozone campaign Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 5(4), 181-203, 2008.
  18. Mbanya D, Sama M and Tchounwou PB. Current status of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon: How effective are control strategies? Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 5(5), 378-383, 2008.
  19. Mohamed AK, Hardy MG, and Tchounwou PB. Third international symposium on recent advances in environmental health research. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 4(2), 81-83, 2007.
  20. Mosley C, L. Wang, S. Gilley, S. Wang, and H. Yu, Light-Induced Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity of a Sunscreen Agent, 2-Phenylbenzimidazole in Salmonella typhimurium TA 102 and HaCaT Keratinocytes, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 4(2), 126-131, 2007.
  21. Nusret Ertaş, Zikri Arslan and Julian F. Tyson. Determination of lead by hydride generation atom trapping flame atomic absorption spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 23, 223, 2008.
  22. Patlolla A, Barnes C, Yedjou C, Velma V and Tchounwou P. Oxidative stress, DNA damage and antioxidant enzyme activity induced by hexavalent chromium in Sprague Dawley rats. Environmental Toxicology 24, 66-73, 2009.
  23. Patlolla A, Armstrong N and Tchounwou P. Cytogenetic evaluation of potassium dichromate toxicity in bone marrow cells of Sprague Dawley rats. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 353-358, 2008.
  24. Tchounwou PB. Fifth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2008, 5(5), 318-320, 2008.
  25. Tchounwou PB. Arsenic Toxicity and Carcinogenesis: a Public Health Risk Assessment and Management Approach. In: Environmental Toxicology II. Kungolo AG, Brebbia CA and Zamorano M. (ed). WIT Press, Southampton, United Kingdom. pp 71-82, 2008.
  26. Song Y, Zhao S, Tchounwou PB. And Liu Y-M. A nanoparticle-based solid phase extraction method for liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometric analysis. Journal of Chromatography A 1166, 79-84, 2007.
  27. Stevens JJ, Graham-Evans B, Walker AM, Armstead B and Tchounwou P. Cytotoxic effect of arsenic trioxide in adenocarcinoma colorectal cancer (HT-29) cells. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 458-462, 2008.
  28. Shukla M and J. Leszczynski “Radiation Induced Molecular Phenomena in Nucleic Acids: A Brief Introduction” M. Shukla and J. Leszczynski, pages 1-14 in the book “Radiation Induced Molecular Phenomena in Nuclear Acids”. In: “Challenges and Advances in Computational Chemistry and Physics”, J. Leszczynski (Editor), Vol. 5, Springer, Netherlands, 2008.
  29. Song Y, F. Liang, Y.M. Liu, “Quantification of D-amino acids in the central nervous system of Aplysia californica by liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry.” Rapid Comm. Mass Spectr., 21: 73-77, 2007.
  30. Shukla M and J. Leszczynski “Computational Study of UV-Induced Excitations of DNA Fragments” M. Shukla and J. Leszczynski, pages 369-393 in the book “Radiation Induced Molecular Phenomena in Nuclear Acids”. In: “Challenges and Advances in Computational Chemistry and Physics,” J. Leszczynski (Editor), Vol. 5, Springer, Netherlands, 2008.
  31. Sutton DJ, and Tchounwou PB. Mercury induces the externalization of phosphatidylserine in human proximal tubule (HK-2) cells. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 4(2), 138-144, 2007.
  32. Tchounwou P, Newsome C, Williams J and Glass K. Copper-induced cytotoxicity and transcriptional activation of stress genes in human liver carcinoma cells. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 285-290, 2008.
  33. Tchounwou PB and Centeno JA. Toxicologic Pathology. In: Handbook of Pre-Clinical Development. Gad SC (ed). John Wiley & Sons. New York. NY. pp 551-580, 2008.
  34. Toscano WA, Kristen P. Oehlke, and Ramzi M. Kafoury. An environmental systems biology approach to the study of asthma. In: Allergy Frontiers: From Epigenetics to Future Perspectives • Volume 1. Pawankar, R., Holgate, S., Rosenwaser, L. (Eds.), Springer, Japan. Available: May 4, 2008 – book chapter
  35. Velma V and Tchounwou P. Acute toxicity of sodium dichromate to goldfish, Carassium auratus. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 642-646, 2008.
  36. Walker AM, Stevens JJ and Tchounwou P. Arsenic trioxide mediated apoptosis in breast (MCF-7) and lung (A549) carcinoma cells. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 135-139, 2008.
  37. Wang S, C. Mosley, G. Stewart, H. Yu, Photochemical reaction of a dye precursor 4-chloro-1,2-phenylenediamine and its associated mutagenic effects, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 197(1), 34-39, 2008.
  38. Winfred G. Aker, Xiaoke Hu, Peng Wang, Huey-Min Hwang. Comparing the relative toxicity of malathion and malaoxon in blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus. Environmental Toxicology. In Press, 2008.
  39. Xin Yang, Xueheng Zhao, Huey-Min Hwang. Photo-transformation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene: Sensitized by riboflavin under different irradiation spectral range. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 143: 271-276, 2007.
  40. Xiaoke Hu, Yi Zhang, Xueheng Zhao, and Huey-Min Hwang. Biodegradation of benzo[a]pyrene with immobilized laccase: genotoxicity of the products in HaCaT and A3 cells. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 48: 106-113, 2007.
  41. Xu, J.; Hamme, A. T., II “Efficient Access to Isoxazoles from Alkenes”, Synlett 919, 2008.
  42. Xueheng Zhao, Yiping Lu, Dennis R. Philips, Huey-Min Hwang, Ian R. Hardin. Study of biodegradation products from azo dyes in fungal degradation by capillary electrophoresis/ electrospray mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A. 1159: 217-224,
  43. 2007. Yedjou C, Rogers C, Brown E and Tchounwou P. Differential effect of ascorbic acid and n-acetyl-cysteine on arsenic trioxide – mediated oxidative stress in human leukemia (HL-60) cells. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 22, 85-92, 2008.
  44. Yedjou CG, Izevbigie E and Tchounwou PB. Preclinical assessment of Vernonia amygdalina leaf extracts as DNA damaging anti-cancer agent in the management of breast cancer Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 5(5), 337-341, 2008.
  45. Yedjou C, Waters D and Tchounwou P. N-acetyl-cysteine protection against lead-induced oxidative stress and genotoxicity in human liver carcinoma cells. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 419-424, 2008.
  46. Yedjou C, Sutton LM and Tchounwou P. Genotoxic mechanisms of arsenic trioxide effect in human Jurkat T-lymphoma cells. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 495-499, 2008.
  47. Yedjou C, Brown E, Rogers C and Tchounwou P. Ascorbic acid modulation of arsenic trioxide toxicity: Implication for the clinical treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 413-418, 2008.
  48. Yedjou C, Haynes L, Dorsey W, McMurray R and Tchounwou P. Lead-induced cytotoxity and oxidative stress in human leukemia (HL-60) cells. Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 10, 489-494, 2008.
  49. Yedjou GC, and Tchounwou PB. N-acetyl-cysteine affords protection against lead-induced cytotoxicity and oxidative stress in human liver carcinoma (HepG2) cells. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 4(2), 132-137, 2007.
  50. Yedjou GC and Tchounwou PB. In vitro cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of arsenic trioxide on human leukemia cells using the MTT and alkaline single cell gel electrophoresis (comet) assays. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 301, 123-130, 2007.
  51. Yin, J.-J., Xia, Q., Cherng, S.-H., Tang, I.-W., Fu, P.P., Lin, G., Yu, H., Sáenz, D.H. UVA photoirradiation of oxygenated benz[a]anthracene and 3-methylcholanthene – Generation of singlet oxygen and induction of lipid peroxidation, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 5(1), 26-31, 2008.
  52. Zhang Y, Jun Gao, Jennifer Ntoni, Maria F.T. Begonia, Ken S. Lee, and Huey-Min Hwang. Enhancing ethanol fermentability of an artificial acid hydrolyzate anion exchange resin treatment. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology 38: 1-10, 2008.
  53. Zhao X, Y. Zhang, X. Hu, H.M. Hwang. Enhanced bio-mineralization by riboflavin photosensitization and its significance to detoxification of benzo[a]pyrene. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 79: 319-322, 2007.