Environment and Health

Research Output 1992 2020

2018

Determinants of a dietary pattern linked with greater metabolic risk and its tracking during adolescence

Appannah, G., Pot, G. K., Oddy, W. H., Jebb, S. A. & Ambrosini, G. L., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 31, 2, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Maternal Age
Dietary Fiber
Food
Pregnancy
Eating

Determination of metal-based nanoparticles in the river Dommel in the Netherlands via ultrafiltration, HR-ICP-MS and SEM

Markus, A. A., Krystek, P., Tromp, P. C., Parsons, J. R., Roex, E. W. M., Voogt, P. D. & Laane, R. W. P. M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 631-632, p. 485-495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Ultrafiltration
ultrafiltration
mass spectrometry
Rivers

Development of a luminescent mutagenicity test for high-throughput screening of aquatic samples

Zwart, N., Lamoree, M. H., Houtman, C. J., de Boer, J., Kool, J. & Hamers, T., Feb 2018, In : Toxicology in Vitro. 46, p. 350-360 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Mutagenicity Tests
Salmonella
Screening
Throughput
Mutagens

Developments and interlaboratory study of the analysis of short-chain chlorinated paraffins

van Mourik, L. M., van der Veen, I., Crum, S. & de Boer, J., May 2018, In : TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry. 102, May, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Paraffin
Monitoring

Distribution of persistent and pseudo-persistent organic pollutants in rivers draining urbanised catchments in South Africa

Rimayi, C. C., 2018, 232 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Do microplastics affect marine ecosystem productivity?

Troost, T. A., Desclaux, T., Leslie, H. A., van Der Meulen, M. D. & Vethaak, A. D., Oct 2018, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 135, p. 17-29 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Aquatic ecosystems
marine ecosystem
secondary productivity
plastics
secondary production

Effect-based trigger values for in vitro and in vivo bioassays performed on surface water extracts supporting the environmental quality standards (EQS) of the European Water Framework Directive

Escher, B. I., Aїt-Aїssa, S., Behnisch, P. A., Brack, W., Brion, F., Brouwer, A., Buchinger, S., Crawford, S. E., Du Pasquier, D., Hamers, T., Hettwer, K., Hilscherová, K., Hollert, H., Kase, R., Kienle, C., Tindall, A. J., Tuerk, J., van der Oost, R., Vermeirssen, E. & Neale, P. A., Jul 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 628-629, July, p. 748-765 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bioassay
Surface waters
bioassay
surface water
Water

Effects of environmentally relevant sub-chronic atrazine concentrations on African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) survival, growth and male gonad development

Rimayi, C., Odusanya, D., Weiss, J. M., de Boer, J., Chimuka, L. & Mbajiorgu, F., Jun 2018, In : Aquatic Toxicology. 199, June, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Atrazine
Xenopus laevis
Gonads
atrazine
frog

Effects of environmental pollutants on calcium release and uptake by rat cortical microsomes

Dusza, H. M., Cenijn, P. H., Kamstra, J. H., Westerink, R. H. S., Leonards, P. E. G. & Hamers, T., Dec 2018, In : Neurotoxicology. 69, p. 266-277 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Environmental Pollutants
Endosulfan
Microsomes
Rats
Diethylhexyl Phthalate
Flame Retardants
Flame retardants
Dust
Cleaning
Electronic equipment

Elevations of inflammatory proteins in neonatal blood are associated with obesity and overweight among 2-year-old children born extremely premature

Perrin, E. M., O'Shea, T. M., Skinner, A. C., Bose, C., Allred, E. N., Fichorova, R. N., van der Burg, J. W. & Leviton, A., 10 Jan 2018, In : Pediatric Research. 83, p. 1110-1119 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Obesity
Inflammation
Interleukin-6
Proteins
Odds Ratio

Environmental forcing of aquatic ecosystem variability: A matter of perspective

Grötsch, P. M. M., 2018, 176 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Fast microplastics identification with stimulated Raman scattering microscopy

Zada, L., Leslie, H. A., Vethaak, A. D., Tinnevelt, G., Janssen, J., de Boer, J. F. & Ariese, F., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 49, 7, p. 1136-1144 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Stimulated Raman scattering
Microscopic examination
Polymers
Plastics
Plastic products

High-Throughput Effect-Directed Analysis Using Downscaled in Vitro Reporter Gene Assays to Identify Endocrine Disruptors in Surface Water

Zwart, N., Nio, S. L., Houtman, C. J., De Boer, J., Kool, J., Hamers, T. & Lamoree, M. H., 3 Apr 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 7, p. 4367-4377 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Endocrine Disruptors
endocrine disruptor
Fractionation
Surface waters
Assays

Import, disposal, and health impacts of pesticides in the East Africa Rift(EAR) zone: A review on management and policy analysis

Loha, K. M., Lamoree, M., Weiss, J. M. & de Boer, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Crop Protection. 112, p. 322-331 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
policy analysis
Eastern Africa
imports
pesticides
Ethiopia

Levenscyclus van de Mens: Ontwikkeling en gezondheid van conceptie tot ouderdom

van de Bor, M. (ed.), de Gier, B. (ed.) & van der Kallen, L. R. (ed.), Nov 2018, 5de, herziene ed. Amsterdam: VU University Press Amsterdam. 253 p.

Research output: Book / ReportBookAcademic

Marine microplastic debris: An emerging issue for food security, food safety and human health

Barboza, L. G. A., Vethaak, A. D., Lavorante, B. R. B. O., Lundebye, A. K. & Guilhermino, L., Aug 2018, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 133, p. 336-348 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Food safety
food safety
seafood
food security
Debris

Mass spectrometric identification of in vitro-generated metabolites of two emerging organophosphate flame retardants: V6 and BDP

Alves, A., Erratico, C., Lucattini, L., Cuykx, M., Ballesteros-Gómez, A., Leonards, P. E. G., Voorspoels, S. & Covaci, A., Dec 2018, In : Chemosphere. 212, p. 1047-1057 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Flame Retardants
Organophosphates
organophosphate
Flame retardants
Metabolites

Microplastics contamination in molluscs from the northern part of the Persian Gulf

Naji, A., Nuri, M. & Vethaak, A. D., Apr 2018, In : Environmental Pollution. 235, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Molluscs
Shellfish
Indian Ocean
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Mollusca

Nanomaterials in exposure scenarios

Krystek, P., 8 Jan 2018, Nanomaterials in exposure scenarios.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Organophosphate triesters and selected metabolites enhance binding of thyroxine to human transthyretin in vitro

Hill, K. L., Hamers, T., Kamstra, J. H., Willmore, W. G. & Letcher, R. J., 15 Mar 2018, In : Toxicology Letters. 285, p. 87-93 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Prealbumin
Organophosphates
Metabolites
Thyroxine
Esters

Prenatal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and risk of being born small for gestational age: Pooled analysis of seven European birth cohorts

Govarts, E., Iszatt, N., Trnovec, T., de Cock, M., Eggesbø, M., Palkovicova Murinova, L., van de Bor, M., Guxens, M., Chevrier, C., Koppen, G., Lamoree, M., Hertz-Picciotto, I., Lopez-Espinosa, M. J., Lertxundi, A., Grimalt, J. O., Torrent, M., Goñi-Irigoyen, F., Vermeulen, R., Legler, J. & Schoeters, G., Jun 2018, In : Environment International. 115, p. 267-278 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
hexachlorobenzene
smoking
pregnancy
DDE
PCB

Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and child overweight/obesity at 5-year follow-up: A prospective cohort study

Lauritzen, H. B., Larose, T. L., Øien, T., Sandanger, T. M., Odland, J. O., Van De Bor, M. & Jacobsen, G. W., 18 Jan 2018, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 17, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 9.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Pediatric Obesity
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Mothers
Confidence Intervals

Presence of diphenyl phosphate and aryl-phosphate flame retardants in indoor dust from different microenvironments in Spain and the Netherlands and estimation of human exposure

Björnsdotter, M. K., Romera-García, E., Borrull, J., de Boer, J., Rubio, S. & Ballesteros-Gómez, A., Mar 2018, In : Environment International. 112, p. 59-67 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

phosphate
dust
flame retardant
exposure
indoor air

Seasonal variation of chloro-s-triazines in the Hartbeespoort Dam catchment, South Africa

Rimayi, C., Odusanya, D., Weiss, J. M., de Boer, J. & Chimuka, L., 1 Feb 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 613-614, p. 472-482 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Triazines
Herbicides
triazine
Catchments
Dams

Sleep extension is a feasible lifestyle intervention in free-living adults who are habitually short sleepers: A potential strategy for decreasing intake of free sugars? A randomized controlled pilot study

Al Khatib, H. K., Hall, W. L., Creedon, A., Ooi, E., Masri, T., McGowan, L., Harding, S. V., Darzi, J. & Pot, G. K., 1 Jan 2018, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 107, 1, p. 43-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Life Style
Sleep
Control Groups
Obesity
Actigraphy

Soil-transmitted helminth infections and intestinal and systemic inflammation in schoolchildren

de Gier, B., Pita-Rodríguez, G. M., Campos-Ponce, M., van de Bor, M., Chamnan, C., Junco-Díaz, R., Doak, C. M., Fiorentino, M., Kuong, K., Angel-Núñez, F., Parker, M. E., Perignon, M., Rojas-Rivero, L., Berger, J., Polman, K. & Wieringa, F. T., Jun 2018, In : Acta Tropica. 182, June, p. 124-127 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
helminthiasis
school children
Helminths
Soil
inflammation

The Arabidopsis GORK K+-channel is phosphorylated by calcium-dependent protein kinase 21 (CPK21), which in turn is activated by 14-3-3 proteins

van Kleeff, P. J. M., Gao, J., Mol, S., Zwart, N., Zhang, H., Li, K. W. & de Boer, A. H., Apr 2018, In : Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 125, p. 219-231 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14-3-3 Proteins
potassium channels
Arabidopsis
protein kinases
phosphorylation

The international symposium BFR2017, York, UK

Fernandes, A., Rose, M. & de Boer, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Chemosphere. 209, p. 705-706 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Time-Integrative Passive sampling combined with TOxicity Profiling (TIPTOP): an effect-based strategy for cost-effective chemical water quality assessment

Hamers, T., Legradi, J., Zwart, N., Smedes, F., de Weert, J., van den Brandhof, E. J., van de Meent, D. & de Zwart, D., Dec 2018, In : Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 64, p. 48-59 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Water Quality
Rivers
Water quality
Toxicity
Sampling
2017

Alterations in the programming of energy metabolism in adolescents with background exposure to dioxins, dl-PCBs and PBDEs

Leijs, M. M., Koppe, J. G., Vulsma, T., Olie, K., Van Aalderen, W. M. C., De Voogt, P., Legler, J. & Ten Tusscher, G. W., Sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, e0184006.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers
polybrominated diphenyl ethers
Dioxins
dioxins
Polychlorinated Biphenyls

An effective clean-up technique for GC/EI-HRMS determination of developmental neurotoxicants in human breast milk

Čechová, E., Seifertová, M., Kukučka, P., Vojta, Š., Quaak, I., de Cock, M., van de Bor, M. & Kočan, A., Feb 2017, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 409, 5, p. 1311-1322 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Human Milk
Flame Retardants
Lipids
Pyrethrins
Dialysis

Assessing environmental quality status by integrating chemical and biological effect data: The Cartagena coastal zone as a case

Martínez-Gómez, C., Fernández, B., Robinson, C. D., Campillo, J. A., León, V. M., Benedicto, J., Hylland, K. & Vethaak, A. D., Mar 2017, In : Marine Environmental Research. 124, p. 106-117 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

environmental quality
Coastal zones
coastal zone
sediment contamination
Mytilus galloprovincialis

Assessment of contaminant concentrations in sediments, fish and mussels sampled from the North Atlantic and European regional seas within the ICON project

Robinson, C. D., Webster, L., Martínez-Gómez, C., Burgeot, T., Gubbins, M. J., Thain, J. E., Vethaak, A. D., McIntosh, A. D. & Hylland, K., Mar 2017, In : Marine Environmental Research. 124, p. 21-31 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Iceland
Fish
mussels
Sediments
Impurities

BFR2015 in Beijing: Scientists are becoming more concerned about FRs in indoor environment

Yu, G. & de Boer, J., May 2017, In : Chemosphere. 174, p. 664

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bioaccumulation of PCBs from microplastics in Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus): An experimental study

Devriese, L. I., De Witte, B., Vethaak, A. D., Hostens, K. & Leslie, H. A., 25 Jul 2017, In : Chemosphere. 186, p. 10-16 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bioaccumulation
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Norway
lobster
Polychlorinated biphenyls

Bisphenol A alternatives in thermal paper from the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Norway. Screening and potential toxicity

Björnsdotter, M. K., Jonker, W., Legradi, J., Kool, J. & Ballesteros-Gómez, A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 601-602, p. 210-221 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Toxicity
Screening
Liquid chromatography
Impurities
toxicity

Bisphenol A and replacements in thermal paper: A review

Björnsdotter, M. K., de Boer, J. & Ballesteros-Gómez, A., 15 May 2017, In : Chemosphere. 182, p. 691-706 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Breakfast consumption and nutrient intakes in 4-18-year-olds: UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme (2008-2012)

Coulthard, J. D., Palla, L. & Pot, G. K., 17 Aug 2017, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 118, 4, p. 280-290 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Diet Surveys
Breakfast
Nutrition Surveys
Food
Micronutrients
Flame Retardants
Dust
Hand
Phosphates
phosphate

Case Study on Screening Emerging Pollutants in Urine and Nails

Alves, A., Giovanoulis, G., Nilsson, U., Erratico, C., Lucattini, L., Haug, L. S., Jacobs, G., De Wit, C. A., Leonards, P. E. G., Covaci, A., Magner, J. & Voorspoels, S., 15 Mar 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 7, p. 4046-4053 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Nails
Metabolites
urine
metabolite
Screening

Concept for a generic information strategy for PBT and vPvB assessement of UVCB substances

Leonards, P. E. G., Dec 2017, Concept for a generic information strategy for PBT and vPvB assessement of UVCB substances. p. 1-29 29 p. R-16/06

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Open Access
File
Bioaccumulation
Toxicity
Testing
Coal
Petroleum

Considerations in the characterization and analysis of engineered nanomaterials in exposure matrices

Krystek, P., 30 May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePosterAcademic

Continuous fraction collection of gas chromatographic separations with parallel mass spectrometric detection applied to cell-based bioactivity analysis

Jonker, W., Zwart, N., Stockl, J. B., de Koning, S., Schaap, J., Lamoree, M. H., Somsen, G. W., Hamers, T. & Kool, J., 2 Mar 2017, In : Talanta. 168, p. 162-167 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Correction to"Inhaled Nanoparticles Accumulate at Sites of Vascular Disease"

Miller, M. R., Raftis, J. B., Langrish, J. P., McLean, S. G., Samutrtai, P., Connell, S. P., Wilson, S., Vesey, A. T., Fokkens, P. H. B., Boere, A. J. F., Krystek, P., Campbell, C. J., Hadoke, P. W. F., Donaldson, K., Cassee, F. R., Newby, D. E., Duffin, R. & Mills, N. L., 4 Oct 2017, In : ACS Nano. p. 10623-10624 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Determination of monoamine neurotransmitters in zebrafish (Danio rerio) by gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry with a two-step derivatization

Aragon, A., Legradi, J. B., Ballesteros-Gómez, A., Legler, J., van Velzen, M., de Boer, J. & Leonards, P., 15 Feb 2017, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 409, 11, p. 2931-2939 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Zebrafish
Gas chromatography
Gas Chromatography
Mass spectrometry
Neurotransmitter Agents

Differential DNA methylation at conserved non-genic elements and evidence for transgenerational inheritance following developmental exposure to mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and 5-azacytidine in zebrafish

Kamstra, J. H., Bastos Sales, L., Aleström, P. & Legler, J., 12 Apr 2017, In : Epigenetics and Chromatin. 10, 1, 20.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Azacitidine
Zebrafish
DNA Methylation
Larva
Embryonic Structures

Diseases of dab (Limanda limanda): Analysis and assessment of data on externally visible diseases, macroscopic liver neoplasms and liver histopathology in the North Sea, Baltic Sea and off Iceland

Lang, T., Feist, S. W., Stentiford, G. D., Bignell, J. P., Vethaak, A. D. & Wosniok, W., 1 Jan 2017, In : Marine Environmental Research. 124, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

histopathology
liver neoplasms
Iceland
fish diseases
Baltic Sea

EARLY LIFE EXPOSURE TO ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN

de Cock, M., Cechova, E., Kocan, A., de Boer, M., Leonards, P. & van de Bor, M., 9 Jul 2017, In : Acta Paediatrica. 106, S469, p. 28-29

Research output: Contribution to JournalMeeting AbstractAcademic

Open Access

Effects of Hydroxylated Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Developing Zebrafish Are Indicative of Disruption of Oxidative Phosphorylation

Legradi, J. B., Pomeren, M. V., Dahlberg, A-K. & Legler, J., 3 May 2017, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 18, 5

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers
phosphorylation
wildlife
Oxidative Phosphorylation
Zebrafish