Prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and birth outcomes: A longitudinal cohort with repeated measurements

24 Nov 2020 | Chemosphere

Higher PFAS exposure was associated with lower birth weight, especially in the first trimester.

Early-life perfluorooctanoic acid exposure induces obesity in male offspring and the intervention role of chlorogenic acid

24 Nov 2020 | Environ Pollut

PFOA exposure during early life stage induced potential risks for later onset of obesity and metabolic disorders.

Rapid Characterization of Emerging Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Using Ion Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry

24 Nov 2020 | Environ Sci Technol

Using analytical chemistry techniques PFAS in AFFF were rapidly characterized.

Suggestions for Improving the Characterisation of Risk from Exposures to Per and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)

22 Nov 2020 | Environ Toxicol Chem

Here we propose methods that consider maximizing the use of disparate data streams, seeking patterns, and proposing biological-based approaches to evidence integration towards informed criteria development.

Comparison of extraction methods for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in human serum and placenta samples-insights into extractable organic fluorine (EOF)

22 Nov 2020 | Anal Bioanal Chem

Results showed that performance, in terms of recovery, differed between the extraction methods for different PFAS; different extraction methods resulted in different EOF concentrations indicating that the choice of extraction method is important for target PFAS and EOF analysis.

Associations between apolipoprotein B and selected perfluoroalkyl substances among diabetics and nondiabetics

18 Nov 2020 | Env. Sci. & Poll. Res.

PFAS exposure was possibly found to be associated with endocrine disruption leading to diabetic symptoms.

Uptake and translocation of multiresidue industrial and household contaminants in radish grown under controlled conditions.

18 Nov 2020 | Chemosphere

PFAS were detected in all plant tissues and contained some of the highest bioaccumulation factors.

Air-water interfacial adsorption coefficients for PFAS when present as a multi-component mixture

17 Nov 2020 | J Contam Hydrol

Models found that PFAS mobility can be affected by the concentration and homogeneity of PFAS mixtures.

An exploratory analysis of poly- and per-fluoroalkyl substances in pet food packaging from the United States

17 Nov 2020 | Env. Tech. & Inn.

Precursors that were oxidized to PFBA were found in pet food and packaging.

Exposure to PFAS and small for gestational age new-borns: A birth records study in Veneto Region (Italy)

17 Nov 2020 | Environ Res

Living in a contaminated area by PFAS may play a role in affecting fetal growth and support the hypothesis that PFAS exposure is a risk factor for lower than average gestational growth.

Identifying Risk Factors for Levels of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the Placenta in a High-Risk Pregnancy Cohort in North Carolina

17 Nov 2020 | Environ Sci Technol

PFOS, PFHxS, PFHpS, and PFUnA were detected above the reporting limit in 99, 75, 55, and 49% of placentas, respectively.

Biotransformation of perfluoroalkyl acid precursors from various environmental systems: advances and perspectives

17 Nov 2020 | Env. Poll.

Biotransformation of PFAA precursors mainly involves the cleavage of C–F bonds and non-fluorinated functional groups.

Transcriptomic response of Gordonia sp. strain NB4-1Y when provided with 6:2 fluorotelomer sulfonamidoalkyl betaine or 6:2 fluorotelomer sulfonate as sole sulfur source

17 Nov 2020 | Biodegradation

This work identifies genetic targets for further characterization and will inform studies aimed at evaluating the biodegradation potential of environmental samples through applied genomics.

Recent progress in the detection of emerging contaminants PFASs

17 Nov 2020 | J Haz. Mat.

The challenge and future directions in PFASs sensor development are discussed.

Perfluorocarbon-based oxygen carriers: from physics to physiology

17 Nov 2020 | Europ. J of Phy

A review of the use of PFAS as cancer therapeutics, blood substitutes, and organ preservation.