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Dam operation altered profiles of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in reservoir

24 Mar 2020 | J of Haz. Mat.

PFAS profiles in the water column changed from PFOA to short-chain species during dam operation.

Temporal trends of suspect- and target-per/polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), extractable organic fluorine (EOF) and total fluorine (TF) in pooled serum from first-time mothers in Uppsala, Sweden, 1996–2017

24 Mar 2020 | Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts

Total PFAS levels were found to be declining by 3% per year in Swedish first-time mothers.

Metabolic and Pharmaceutical Aspects of Fluorinated Compounds

24 Mar 2020 | J of Medi. Chem.

A review of the literature associated with the metabolism of fluorinated molecules, focusing on examples where the presence of fluorine influences the metabolic profile.

Perfluorooctanoic acid exposure impact a trade-off between self-maintenance and reproduction in lizards (Eremias argus) in a gender-dependent manner

24 Mar 2020 | Environ. Poll.

Female and male lizard's bodies found to process PFAS pollution differently.

Maternal serum perfluoroalkyl substance mixtures and thyroid hormone concentrations in maternal and cord sera: The HOME study

24 Mar 2020 | Environ. Res.

PFOS had a positive trending association with thyroid-stimulating hormones.

Metals and PFAS in stormwater and surface runoff in a semi-arid Canadian city subject to large variations in temperature among seasons.

24 Mar 2020 | Environ Sci Pollut Res Int

The mean sum of PFAS in stormwater was 9.0 ng L in the North American prairie towns.

Intrauterine exposure to perfluorinated compounds and overweight at age 4: A case-control study.

24 Mar 2020 | PLoS ONE

There was no association between PFAS exposure in early pregnancy and overweight children at age 4.

Exposure sources of perfluoroalkyl acids and influence of age and gender on concentrations of chlorinated polyfluorinated ether sulfonates in human serum from China.

24 Mar 2020 | Environ Int

The primary source of PFCAs and PFSAs in human serum was found to be through direct exposure.

Characterizing biopersistence potential of the metabolite 5:3 fluorotelomer carboxylic acid after repeated oral exposure to the 6:2 fluorotelomer alcohol

23 Mar 2020 | Tox. and App. Pharm.

The body transforms 6:2 FTOH into a metabolite, called 5:3 acid, that bioaccumulates, and the bioaccumulation is greater with lower exposure to 6:2 FTOH.

Alternatives of perfluoroalkyl acids and hepatitis B virus surface antibody in adults: Isomers of C8 Health Project in China

23 Mar 2020 | Environ. Poll.

6:2 PFESA was found to be associated with lower levels of hepatitis B surface antibody in the human blood.

Public Health Assessment of and Response to Perfluorooctanoic Acid in Drinking Water, Bennington, Vermont

23 Mar 2020 | J of Environ. H.

The public health measures taken in response to PFOA contamination are reviewed as potential actions to future PFAS pollution.

Dietary characteristics associated with plasma concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances among adults with pre-diabetes: Cross-sectional results from the Diabetes Prevention Program Trial

17 Mar 2020 | Environ Int

Dietary patterns of vegetables, fruits, and Omega-3 rich fish were associated with lower plasma concentrations of some PFAS.

Sorption behavior of real microplastics (MPs): Insights for organic micropollutants adsorption on a large set of well-characterized MPs

17 Mar 2020 | Science of the Tot. Env.

Microplastics found to carry PFAS throughout the environment.

Accumulation and associated phytotoxicity of novel chlorinated polyfluorinated ether sulfonate in wheat seedlings

17 Mar 2020 | Chemosphere

The accumulation of Cl-PFAEs in wheat increased with increasing exposure level and mainly accumulated in roots.

Interaction between hypoxia and perfluorobutane sulfonate on developmental toxicity and endocrine disruption in marine medaka embryos

17 Mar 2020 | Aq. Tox.

PFBS found to disrupt development and the endocrine system of juvenile fish.

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