*  Minerals | Free Full-Text | Distribution, Enrichment and Modes of Occurrence of Arsenic in Chinese Coals
Generally, arsenic in Chinese coals exists predominantly in arsenic-bearing pyrite. Meanwhile, the organic arsenic content is ... The content of arsenic in Chinese coals increases from the north to the south. High arsenic content in coal primarily occurs in ... Additionally, arsenic is enriched in the coals from some regions, i.e., the western Yunnan, Guangxi, Tibet, southwestern ... The arsenic content in coals of different coal-forming periods shows an overall regularity: Paleogene and Neogene , Late ...
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*  Water | Free Full-Text | Comparing Mixed-Media and Conventional Slow-Sand Filters for Arsenic Removal from Groundwater
The effluent arsenic concentration, however, never exceeded the Bangladeshi standard of 50 µg·L−1 throughout the whole duration ... In this research, three pilot-scale SSF (flowrate 6 L·h−1) were tested regarding their capability of removing arsenic from ... The results obtained showed that the CIM filter could remove arsenic below the World Health Organization (WHO) guideline ... low-cost and decentralized technique for the treatment of arsenic-contaminated sources. ...
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*  Metals | Free Full-Text | Reaction Mechanism and Distribution Behavior of Arsenic in the Bottom Blown Copper Smelting Process
The main arsenic species in gas phase are AsS (g), AsO (g), and As2 (g). Arsenic exists in the slag predominantly as As2O3 (l ... The changing of Fe/SiO2 has slight effects on the distributions of arsenic. In order to enhance the removal of arsenic from the ... Less arsenic is reported in the gas phase with the flash process than with the SKS process. ... In the SKS smelting process, no dust is recycled, and almost all dust is collected and further treated to eliminate arsenic and ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | The Extent, Nature and Environmental Health Implications of Cottage Industries in Johannesburg, South...
Keywords: cottage industry; toxic metals; lead; mercury; cadmium; arsenic cottage industry; toxic metals; lead; mercury; ...
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*  Sensors | Free Full-Text | The Application of Whole Cell-Based Biosensors for Use in Environmental Analysis and in Medical...
De Mora, K.; Joshi, N.; Balint, B.L.; Ward, F.B.; Elfick, A.; French, C.E. A pH-based biosensor for detection of arsenic in ... Sharma, P.; Asad, S.; Ali, A. Bioluminescent bioreporter for assessment of arsenic contamination in water samples of India. J. ... and arsenic in polluted soil by tailored multiple Escherichia coli whole-cell sensor set. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2015, 407, 1-7 ... a level well below the minimum safety standards for arsenic (10 μg/L) in the EU and in the United States [45]. In addition, the ...
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*  Agronomy | Free Full-Text | Arsenic Accumulation in Rice and Probable Mitigation Approaches: A Review
In the agricultural field, irrigation with arsenic contaminated water, that is, having a higher level of arsenic contamination ... Rice plants potentially accumulate arsenic, particularly inorganic arsenic (iAs) from the field, in different body parts ... Arsenic is present in different oxidative states in the environment and enters in the food chain through soil and water. ... Different transporters have been reported in assisting the accumulation of arsenic in plant cells; for example, arsenate (AsV) ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | A Review of the Effects of Chronic Arsenic Exposure on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Plausible mechanisms of arsenic toxicity causing adverse pregnancy outcomes were also determined through literature review. ... There needs to be further research investigating the dose metered impact of arsenic exposure on pregnancy outcomes. Further ... We reviewed published epidemiological studies from around the world on impact of chronic arsenic exposure on spontaneous ... There is convincing evidence to support the association between high inorganic arsenic exposure (,50 ppb) and spontaneous ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Highly Efficient Arsenic Removal Using a Composite of Ultrafine Magnetite Nanoparticles Interlinked...
Arsenic (As) contamination in groundwater is a great environmental health concern and is often the result of contact between ... groundwater and arsenic-containing rocks or sediments and from variation of pH and redox potentials in the subsurface. In the ... Keywords: arsenic; adsorption; magnetite; nanoparticle; magnetite composite arsenic; adsorption; magnetite; nanoparticle; ... Chang S-C, Yu Y-H, Li C-H, Wu C-C, Lei H-Y. Highly Efficient Arsenic Removal Using a Composite of Ultrafine Magnetite ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Association between Chronic Arsenic Exposure and Nutritional Status among the Women of Child Bearing...
Women exposed to arsenic ,50 µg/L were at 1.9 times (Odds Ratio = 1.9, 95% CI = 1.1-3.6) increased risk of malnutrition ... Chronic exposure to high arsenic (,50 µg/L) through drinking water also increases the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. The ... The findings of this study suggest that chronic arsenic exposure is likely to contribute to poor nutritional status among women ... A low protein diet results in decreased excretion of DMA and increased tissue retention of arsenic in experimental studies. ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Toxic Elements in Soil and Groundwater: Short-Time Study on Electrokinetic Removal of Arsenic in the...
Direct analysis of remained arsenic in soil after these tests confirmed substantial drop of the initial mass of arsenic in soil ... Obtained results showed that arsenic could be successfully removed from the soil in one day (25 hours) span. It was significant ... Series of experiments were designed to assess the efficiency of arsenic-chromium-copper remediation by applying (1) only dc ... the overall efficiency of decontamination by the electrokinetic technique of the low permeable soil polluted by the arsenic in ...
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*  Water | Free Full-Text | Food for Thought: A Critical Overview of Current Practical and Conceptual Challenges in Trace Element...
Spatial variability of arsenic in 6000 tube wells in a 25 km2 area of Bangladesh. Water Resour. Res. 2003, 39. [Google Scholar ... Salaün, P.; Gibbon-Walsh, K.B.; Alves, G.M.S.; Soares, H.M.V.M.; van den Berg, C.M.G. Determination of arsenic and antimony in ... Table 1. Arsenic field kits. Problems involved and actions taken.. Problem. Consequence. Action taken. ... George, C.M.; Graziaio, J.H.; Mey, J.L.; van Geen, A. Impact on arsenic exposure of a growing proportion of untested wells in ...
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*  Geosciences | Free Full-Text | Health Effects Associated with Inhalation of Airborne Arsenic Arising from Mining Operations
The number of uncontained arsenic-rich mine waste sites throughout the world is of growing concern, as is the number of people ... Inhalation exposures to arsenic-bearing dusts and aerosol, in both occupational and environmental settings, have been ... We also report on the current understanding of the health effects of inhaled arsenic, citing results from various toxicological ... This review is particularly aimed at those researchers engaged in the distinct, but complementary areas of arsenic research ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Arsenic Resistance and Prevalence of Arsenic Resistance Genes in Campylobacter jejuni and...
To our knowledge, this is the first study to determine arsenic resistance and the prevalence of arsenic resistance genes in ... isolated from retail meat samples were subjected to arsenic resistance profiling using the following arsenic compounds: ... While 95% of the Campylobacter coli isolates contained a larger arsenic resistance operon that has all of the four genes (arsP ... were further analyzed for the presence of five arsenic resistance genes (arsP, arsR, arsC, acr3, and arsB) by PCR. Most of the ...
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*  Sustainability | Free Full-Text | Use of Novel Composite Coagulants for Arsenic Removal from Waters-Experimental Insight for...
PFS addition in water containing 4 mM of alkalinity and 25 μg/L of As(V) and As(III) (i.e., total arsenic concentration 50 μg/L ... resulted in finished water with less than 5 μg/L arsenic, only by dosing 5 mg Fe-PFS/L at pH 7, whereas, simultaneously, the ... all tested composite coagulants based on aluminum were not capable of removing efficiently both species of arsenic. ... Keywords: arsenic removal; composite inorganic coagulants; poly-ferric-sulfate; alkalinity arsenic removal; composite inorganic ...
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*  Membranes | Free Full-Text | Arsenic Removal by Liquid Membranes
The choice of organic extractant(s) plays an essential role in the efficiency of the arsenic removal. Emulsion liquid membrane ... Natural occurrence of the toxic metal has been revealed recently for 21 countries worldwide; the risk of arsenic intoxication ... Water contamination with harmful arsenic compounds represents one of the most serious calamities of the last two centuries. ... Keywords: arsenic removal; liquid membranes; supported liquid membranes; emulsion liquid membranes arsenic removal; liquid ...
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*  Genes | Free Full-Text | Imprinted Genes and the Environment: Links to the Toxic Metals Arsenic, Cadmium and Lead
... some of the highest ranking environmental chemicals of concern include metals/metalloids such as arsenic, cadmium, lead and ... Imprinted Genes and the Environment: Links to the Toxic Metals Arsenic, Cadmium and Lead. Lisa Smeester 1. ... "Imprinted Genes and the Environment: Links to the Toxic Metals Arsenic, Cadmium and Lead." Genes 5, no. 2: 477-496. ... Imprinted Genes and the Environment: Links to the Toxic Metals Arsenic, Cadmium and Lead. Genes. 2014; 5(2):477-496. ...
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Application to the Determination of Arsenic(III). Previous Article in Journal. Metal Oxide Gas Sensors: Sensitivity and ...
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Prescribing arsenic trioxide for acute promyelocytic leukaemia. Predictive biomarker. Uridine diphosphate ...
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Environmental Arsenic Exposure and Microbiota in Induced Sputum. Next Article in Special Issue. Potential for Improved Glycemic ...
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1 Inorganic-related arsenic species included (arsenic III, arsenic V, dimethylarsinic acid, and monomethylarsonic acid). These ... Why is there arsenic in their urine? I don't want any arsenic in their urine but then I thought about this is still pretty ... In the case with arsenic there is a biological exposure index (BEI) of 35 µg/L (inorganic arsenic plus methylated metabolites ... Informational brochures: "How to Reduce Your Exposure to Arsenic and Lead in Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona" and "Arsenic in Drinking ...
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*  Minerals | Free Full-Text | Potentiostatically Poised Electrodes Mimic Iron Oxide and Interact with Soil Microbial Communities...
Arsenic-Microbe-Mineral Interactions in Mining-Affected Environments. Previous Article in Journal. Sustainability of Rare ...
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*  Molecules | Free Full-Text | Influence of Plant Growth Retardants on Quality of Codonopsis Radix | HTML
... safety concern and arsenic removal method. Adv. Mater. Res. 2013, 634, 1247-1252. [Google Scholar] [CrossRef] ...
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