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Publications

2018

Zaccone C, Lobianco D, Raber G, D'Orazio V, Shotyk W, Miano TM, Francesconi KA (2018) Methylated arsenic species throughout a 4-m deep core from a free-floating peat island. Science of the Total Environment, 621: 67-74 (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.152).

Skroder H, Engstrom K, Kuehnelt D, Kippler M, Francesconi KA, Nermell B, Tofail F, Broberg K, Vahter M (2018) Associations between Methylated Metabolites of Arsenic and Selenium in Urine of Pregnant Bangladeshi Women and Interactions between the Main Genes Involved. Environmental Health Perspectives, 126 (DOI:10.1289/EHP1912).

Murko M, Elek B, Styblo M, Thomas DJ, Francesconi KA (2018) Dose and Diet - Sources of Arsenic Intake in Mouse in Utero Exposure Scenarios. Chemical Research in Toxicology, 31: 156-164 (DOI:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00309).

Rohn I, Marschall TA, Kroepfl N, Jensen KB, Aschner M, Tuck S, Kuehnelt D, Schwerdtle T, Bornhorst J (2018) Selenium species-dependent toxicity, bioavailability and metabolic transformations in Caenorhabditis elegansMetallomics, 10: 818-827 (DOI:10.1039/C8MT00066B).

Turrini NG, Kroepfl N, Jensen KB, Reiter TC, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T, Kroutil W, Kuehnelt D (2018) Biosynthesis and Isolation of Selenoneine from Genetically Modified Fission Yeast. Metallomics, 10: 1532-1538 (DOI:10.1039/c8mt00200b).

Kroepfl N, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T, Kuehnelt D (2018) Selenoneine and ergothioneine in human blood cells determined simultaneously by HPLC/ICP-QQQ-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, accepted. 2018. accepted. (DOI:10.1039/C8JA00276B).

Glabonjat RA, Ehgartner J, Duncan EG, Raber G, Jensen KB, Krikowa F, Maher WA, Francesconi KA (2018) Arsenolipid biosynthesis by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta is influenced by As/P ratio in culture experiments. Metallomics, 10: 145-153 (DOI:10.1039/c7mt00249a).

Glabonjat RA, Raber G, Van Mooy BAS, Francesconi KA (2018) Arsenobetaine in Seawater: Depth Profiles from Selected Sites in the North Atlantic. Environmental Science & Technology, 52: 522-530 (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.7b03939).

Xue X-M, Ye J, Raber G, Rosen BP, Francesconi KA, Xiong C, Zhu Z, Rensing C, Zhu Y-G (2018) Identification of steps in the pathway of arsenosugar biosynthesis. Environmental Science & Technology, 10: 4389 (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.8b04389).

Calatayud M, Xiong C, Du Laing G, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Van de Wiele T (2018) Salivary and gut microbiomes play a significant role in in vitro oral bioaccessibility, biotransformation and intestinal absorption of arsenic from food. Environmental Science & Technology, 23: 4457 (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.8b04457).

Amin MHA, Xiong C, Glabonjat RA, Francesconi KA, Oguri T, Yoshinaga J (2018) Estimation of daily intake of arsenolipids in Japan based on a market basket survey. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 118: 245-251 (DOI:10.1016/j.fct.2018.05.019).

Yu X, Xiong C, Jensen KB, Glabonjat RA, Stiboller M, Raber G, Francesconi KA (2018) Mono-acyl arsenosugar phospholipids in the edible brown alga Kombu (Saccharina japonica). Food Chemistry, 240: 817-821 (DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.08.024).

Spratlen MJ, Grau-Perez M, Umans JG, Yracheta J, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Balakrishnan P, Cole SA, Gamble MV, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A (2018) Arsenic, one carbon metabolism and diabetes-related outcomes in the Strong Heart Family Study. Environment International, 121: 728-740 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envit.2018.09.048).

Cernava T, Vasfiu Q, Erlacher A, Aschenbrenner IA, Francesconi KA, Grube M, Berg G (2018) Adaptions of Lichen Microbiota Functioning Under Persistent Exposure to Arsenic Contamination. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9: no.2959 (DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02959)

Nigra AE, Howard BV, Umans JG, Best L, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Devereux R, Navas-Acien A (2018) Urinary tungsten and incident cardiovascular disease in the Strong Heart Study: An interaction with urinary molybdenum. Environmental Research, 166: 444-451 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2018.06.015).

Moon KA, Zhang YY, Guallar E, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Best LG, Howard BV, Devereux RB, Okin PM, Navas-Acien A (2018) Association of low-moderate urine arsenic and QT interval: Cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Environmental Pollution, 240: 894-902 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.04.129).

Spratlen MJ, Grau-Perez M, Best LG, Yracheta J, Lazo M, Vaidya D, Balakrishnan P, Gamble MV, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Cole SA, Umans JG, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A (2018) The Association of Arsenic Exposure and Arsenic Metabolism With the Metabolic Syndrome and Its Individual Components: Prospective Evidence From the Strong Heart Family Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 187: 1598-1612 (DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwy048).

Riffo-Campos AL, Fuentes-Trillo A, Tang WY, Soriano Z, De Marco G, Rentero-Garrido P, Adam-Felici V, Lendinez-Tortajada V, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Ladd-Acosta C, Leon-Latre M, Casasnovas JA, Chaves FJ, Navas-Acien A, Guallar E, Tellez-Plaza M (2018) In silico epigenetics of metal exposure and subclinical atherosclerosis in middle aged men: pilot results from the Aragon Workers Health Study. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 373: no.20170084 (DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0084).

Balakrishnan P, Jones MR, Vaidya D, Tellez-Plaza M, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Bielinski SJ, Taylor K, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Navas-Acien A (2018) Ethnic, Geographic, and Genetic Differences in Arsenic Metabolism at Low Arsenic Exposure: A Preliminary Analysis in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15: no.1179 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15061179).

Schimek D, Raml R, Francesconi KA, Bodenlenz M, Sinner F (2018) Quantification of acyclovir in dermal interstitial fluid and human serum by ultra-high-performance liquid-high-resolution tandem mass spectrometry for topical bioequivalence evaluation. Biomedical Chromatography, 32: no.e4194 (DOI: 10.1002/bmc.4194).

Balakrishnan P, Navas-Acien A, Haack K, Vaidya D, Umans JG, Best LG, Goessler W, Francesconi KA, Franceschini N, North KE, Cole SA, Voruganti VS, Gribble MO (2018) Arsenic-gene interactions and beta-cell function in the Strong Heart Family Study. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 348: 123-129 (DOI: 10.1016/j.taap.2018.03.034).

Muller SM, Finke H, Ebert F, Kopp JF, Schumacher F, Kleuser B, Francesconi KA, Raber G, Schwerdtle T (2018) Arsenic-containing hydrocarbons: effects on gene expression, epigenetics, and biotransformation in HepG2 cells. Archives of Toxicology, 92: 1751-1765 (DOI: 10.1007/s00204-018-2194-z).

Powers M, Sanchez TR, Grau-Perez M, Yeh F, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, George CM, Heaney C, Best LG, Umans J, Brown RH, Navas-Acien A (2018) Low-to-Moderate Arsenic Exposure and Respiratory Health in American Indian Communities. Annals of the American Thoractic Society, 15: S128-S129.

Muller SM, Ebert F, Raber G, Meyer S, Bornhorst J, Huwel S, Galla HJ, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2018) Effects of arsenolipids on in vitro blood-brain barrier model. Archives of Toxicology, 92: 823-832 (DOI: 10.1007/s00204-017-2085-8).

Muller SM, Ebert F, Bornhorst J, Galla HJ, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2018) Arsenic-containing hydrocarbons disrupt a model in vitro blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 49: 171-177 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2018.01.020).

2017

Franceschini N, Fry RC, Balakrishnan P, Navas-Acien A, Oliver-Williams C, Howard A, Cole SA, Haack K, Lange EM, Howard BV, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Tellez-Plaza M (2017) Cadmium body burden and increased blood pressure in middle-aged American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. Journal of Human Hypertension, 31: 225-230 (DOI:10.1038/jhh.2016.67).

Taylor V, Goodale B, Raab A, Schwerdtle T, Reimer K, Conklin S, Karagas MR, Francesconi KA (2017) Human exposure to organic arsenic species from seafood. Science of the Total Environment, 580: 266-282 (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.113).

Witt B, Bornhorst J, Mitze H, Ebert F, Meyer S, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2017) Arsenolipids exert less toxicity in a human neuron astrocyte co-culture as compared to the respective monocultures. Metallomics, 9: 442-446 (DOI:10.1039/c7mt00036g).

Nachman KE, Love DC, Baron PA, Nigra AE, Murko M, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Navas-Acien A (2017) Nitarsone, Inorganic Arsenic, and Other Arsenic Species in Turkey Meat: Exposure and Risk Assessment Based on a 2014 U.S. Market Basket Sample. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125: 363-369 (DOI:10.1289/EHP225).

Xue XM, Ye J, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Li G, Gao H, Yan Y, Rensing C, Zhu YG (2017) Arsenic Methyltransferase is Involved in Arsenosugar Biosynthesis by Providing DMA. Environmental Science & Technology, 51: 1224-1230 (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.6b04952).

Olmedo P, Grau-Perez M, Fretts A, Tellez-Plaza M, Gil F, Yeh F, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Franceschini N, Lee ET, Best LG, Cole SA, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A (2017) Dietary determinants of cadmium exposure in the Strong Heart Family Study. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 100: 239-246 (DOI:10.1016/j.fct.2016.12.015).

Donner MW, Javed MB, Shotyk W, Francesconi KA, Siddique T (2017) Arsenic speciation in the lower Athabasca River watershed: A geochemical investigation of the dissolved and particulate phases. Environmental Pollution, 224: 265-274 (DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.02.004).

Guttenberger N, Sagmeister P, Glabonjat RA, Hirner S, Francesconi KA (2017) Facile access to arsenic-containing triacylglycerides. Tetrahedron Letters, 58: 362-364 (DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.12.040).

Balakrishnan P, Dhananjay V, Franceschini N, Voruganti VS, Gribble MO, Haack K, Laston S, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, North KE, Lee E, Yracheta J, Best LG, MacCluer JW, Kent J, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A (2017) Association of Cardiometabolic Genes with Arsenic Metabolism Biomarkers in American Indian Communities: The Strong Heart Family Study (SHFS). Environmental Health Perspectives, 125: 15-22 (DOI:10.1289/EHP251).

Dornisch E, Pletz J, Glabonjat RA, Martin F, Lembacher-Fadum C, Neger M, Hoegenauer C, Francesconi KA, Kroutil W, Zangger K, Breinbauer R, Zechner EL (2017) Biosynthesis of the Enterotoxic Pyrrolobenzodiazepine Natural Product Tilivalline. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 56: 14753-14757 (DOI:10.1002/anie.201707737).

Glabonjat RA, Raber G, Jensen KB, Guttenberger N, Zangger K, Francesconi KA (2017) A 2-O-Methylriboside Unknown Outside the RNA World Contains Arsenic. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 56: 11963-11965 (DOI:10.1002/anie.201706310).

Witt B, Ebert F, Meyer S, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2017) Assessing neurodevelopmental effects of arsenolipids in pre-differentiated human neurons. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 61: 1700199 (DOI:10.1002/mnfr.201700199).

Witt B, Meyer S, Ebert F, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2017) Toxicity of two classes of arsenolipids and their water-soluble metabolites in human differentiated neurons. Archives of Toxicology, 91: 3121-3134 (DOI:10.1007/s00204-017-1933-x).

Moon KA, Navas-Acien A, Grau-Perez M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Umans JG, Best LG, Newman JD (2017) Low-moderate urine arsenic and biomarkers of thrombosis and inflammation in the Strong Heart Study. PLoS One, 12: e0182435 (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0182435).

Mateen FJ, Grau-Perez M, Pollak JS, Moon KA, Howard BV, Umans JG, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Crainiceanu C, Guallar E, Devereux RB, Roman MJ, Navas-Acien A (2017) Chronic arsenic exposure and risk of carotid artery disease: The Strong Heart Study. Environmental Research, 157: 127-134 (DOI:10.1016/j.envres.2017.05.020).

Guttenberger N, Glabonjat RA,Tassoti T, Francesconi KA (2017) Synthetic Access to Arsenic-Containing Phosphatidylcholines. Tetrahedron Letters, 58: 2651-2653 (DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2017.05.065).

Stiboller M, Raber G, Lenters V, Gjengedal ELF, Eggesbo M, Francesconi KA (2017) Arsenolipids Detected in the Milk of Nursing Mothers. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 4: 273-279 (DOI:10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00181).

Spratlen MJ, Gamble MV, Grau-Perez M, Kuo CC, Best LG, Yracheta J, Francesconi K, Goessler W, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Hall M, Umans JG, Fretts A, Navas-Acien A (2017) Arsenic metabolism and one-carbon metabolism at low-moderate arsenic exposure: Evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 105: 387-397 (DOI:10.1016/j.fct.2017.05.004).

Wiesenhofer T, Francesconi KA, Kuehnelt D (2017) A time-efficient flow injection/ICPMS method for the direct determination of total selenium in human urine. Microchemical Journal, 130: 310-315 (DOI:10.1016/j.microc.2016.10.004).

Marschall TA, Kroepfl N, Jensen KB, Bornhorst J, Meermann B, Kuehnelt D, Schwerdtle T, (2017) Tracing cytotoxic effects of small organic Se species in human liver cells back to total cellular Se and Se metabolites. Metallomics, 9: 268-277 (DOI:10.1039/C6MT00300A).

Kroepfl N, Marschall T, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T, Kuehnelt D (2017) Quantitative determination of the sulfur-containing antioxidant ergothioneine by HPLC/ICP-QQQ-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 32: 1571-1581 (DOI:10.1039/C7JA00030H).

Stiboller M, Raber G, Gjengedal ELF, Eggesbo M, Francesconi KA (2017) Quantifying Inorganic Arsenic and Other Water-Soluble Arsenic Species in Human Milk by HPLC/ICPMS. Analytical Chemistry, 89: 6266-6272 (DOI:10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01276).

Manousi N, Raber G, Papadoyannis I (2017) Recent Advances in Microextraction Techniques of Antipsychotics in Biological Fluids Prior to Liquid Chromatography Analysis. Separations, 4: 2 (DOI:10.3390/separations4020018).

Xue X-M, Yan Y, Xiong C, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Pan T, Ye J, Zhu Y-G (2017) Arsenic biotransformation by a cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. PCC 7120. Environmental Pollution, 228: 111-117 (DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.05.005).

2016

Stiboller M, Glabonjat RA, Raber G, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA (2016) Arsenolipids: An overview of current analytical aspects. IN: Bernard Michalke (Hg.): Metallomics. Weinheim Germany. John Wiley-VCH. pages 222-236.

Fiamegos Y, Vahcic M, Emteborg H, Snell J, Raber G, Cordeiro F, Robouch P, La Calle B (2016) Determination of toxic trace elements in canned vegetables. The importance of sample preparation. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 85: 57–66 (DOI:10.1016/j.trac.2016.02.004).

Lajin B, Kuehnelt D, Francesconi KA (2016) Exploring the urinary selenometabolome following a multi-phase selenite administration regimen in humans. Metallomics, 8: 774-781 (DOI:10.1039/c6mt00051g).

Pang Y, Peng RD, Jones MR, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Howard BV, Umans JG, Best LG, Guallar E, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Vaidya D, Navas-Acien A (2016) Metal mixtures in urban and rural population in the United States: evidence from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and the Strong Heart Family Study. Environmental Research, 147: 356-364.

Jones MR, Tellez-Plaza M, Vaidya D, Grau M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Navas-Acien A (2016) Estimation of Inorganic Arsenic Exposure in Populations With Frequent Seafood Intake: Evidence From MESA and NHANES. American Journal of Epidemiology, 184: 590-602 (DOI:10.1093/aje/kww097).

Guttenberger N, Glabonjat RA, Jensen KB, Zangger K, Francesconi KA (2016) Synthesis of two arsenic-containing cyclic ethers: model compounds for a novel group of naturally-occurring arsenolipids. Tetrahedron Letters, 57: 4578-4580 (DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.08.097).

Lajin B, Francesconi KA (2016) The Association between the Urinary Excretion of Trimethylselenonium and Trimethylsulfonium in Humans. PLoS One, 11: 11 (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0167013).

Krishnakumar PK, Qurban MA, Stiboller M, Nachman KE, Joydas TV, Manikandan KP, Mushir SA, Francesconi KA (2016) Arsenic and arsenic species in shellfish and finfish from the western Arabian Gulf and consumer health risk assessment. Science of the Total Environment, 1235–1244: 566–567 (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.180).

Lajin B, Kühnelt D, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA (2016) Investigating the intra-individual variability in the human metabolic profile of urinary selenium. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 37: 31-36 (DOI:10.1016/j.jtemb.2016.06.008).

Lajin B, Francesconi KA (2016) Toxicological characterisation of a thio-arsenosugar-glycerol in human cells. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 38: 150-156 (DOI:10.1016/j.jtemb.2016.04.013).

Ebert F, Meyer S, Leffers L, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2016) Toxicological characterisation of a thio-arsenosugar-glycerol in human cells. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 38: 150-156 (DOI:10.1016/j.jtemb.2016.04.013).

Lajin B, Francesconi KA (2016) The hydrogen sulfide metabolite trimethylsulfonium is found in human urine. Scientific Reports 6:27038 (DOI: 10.1038/srep27038) – open access.

Niehoff AC, Schulz J, Soltwisch J, Meyer S, Kettling H, Sperling M, Jeibmann A, Dreisewerd K, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T, Karst U (2016) Imaging by Elemental and Molecular Mass Spectrometry Reveals the Uptake of an Arsenolipid in the Brain of Drosophila melanogasterAnalytical Chemistry, 88: 5258-5263 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b00333).

Viczek SA, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA (2016) Arsenic-containing Phosphatidylcholines: a New Group of Arsenolipids Discovered in Herring Caviar. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55:5259 –5262 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201512031). – open access.

Schimek D, Francesconi KA, Mautner A, Libiseller G, Raml R, Magnes C (2016)  Matrix removal in state of the art sample preparation methods for serum by charged aerosol detection and metabolomics-based LC-MS. Analytica Chimica ACTA, 915:56-63. 

Khan M, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA (2016) A method for determining arsenolipids in seawater by HPLC-high resolution mass spectrometry. Talanta, 153:301–305 (DOI: org/10.1016/j.talanta.2016.03.030).

Yuanjie Pang, Roger Peng, Miranda Jones, Kevin Francesconi, Walter Goessler, Barbara Howard, Jason Umans, Lyle Best, Eliseo Guallar, Joel D. Kaufman, Wendy Post, Dhananjay Vaidya, Ana Navas-Acien (2016) Metal mixtures in urban and rural population in the United States: evidence from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and the Strong Heart Family Study. Environmental Research, 147:356-64

2015

Kuehnelt D, Engstrom K, Skroder H, Kokarnig S, Schlebusch C, Kippler M, Alhamdow A, Nermell B, Francesconi K, Broberg K, Vahter M (2015). Selenium metabolism to the trimethylselenonium ion (TMSe) varies markedly because of polymorphisms in the indolethylamine N-methyltransferase gene. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 102:1406-1415 (DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.115.114157)

Gribble MO, Voruganti VS, Cole SA, Haack K, Balakrishnan P, Laston SL, Tellez-Plaza M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Thomas DC, Gilliland F, North KE, Franceschini N, Navas-Acien A (2015). Linkage Analysis of Urine Arsenic Species Patterns in the Strong Heart Family Study. Toxicological Sciences 148:89-100 (DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kfv164)

Heaney CD, Kmush B, Navas-Acien A, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Schulze K, Fairweather D, Mehra S, Nelson KE, Klein SL, Li W, Ali H, Shaikh S, Merrill R, Wu L, West KP, Christian P, Labrique AB (2015). Arsenic exposure and hepatitis E virus infection during pregnancy. Environmental Research 142:273-280 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.07.004)

Meyer S, Raber G, Ebert F, Taleshi MS, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2015). Arsenic-containing hydrocarbons and arsenic-containing fatty acids: Transfer across and presystemic metabolism in the Caco-2 intestinal barrier model. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research 59:2044-2056 (DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201500286)

Kroepfl N, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA, Kuehnelt D (2015).  Human excretory products of selenium are natural constituents of marine fish muscle Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407:7713-7719 (DOI: 10.1007/s00216-015-8936-3)

Stiboller M, Raber G, Francesconi KA (2015).  Simultaneous determination of glycine betaine and arsenobetaine in biological samples by HPLC/ICPMS/ESMS and the application to some marine and freshwater fish samples.  Microchemical Journal 122:172-175 (DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2015.04.022)

Zheng LY, Umans JG, Yeh F, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Silbergeld EK, Bandeen-Roche K, Guallar E, Howard BV, Weaver VM, Navas-Acien A (2015). The association of urine arsenic with prevalent and incident chronic kidney disease: evidence from the strong heart study. Epidemiology 26:601-12 (DOI:10.1097/EDE.0000000000000313)

Kuo CC, Howard BV, Umans JG, Gribble MO, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Lee E, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A (2015).  Arsenic Exposure, Arsenic Metabolism, and Incident Diabetes in the Strong Heart Study.  Diabetes Care, 38:620-627 (DOI: 10.2337/dc14-1641)

Meyer S, Raber G, Ebert F, Leffers L, Müller SM, Taleshi MS, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2015).  In vitro toxicological characterisation of arsenic-containing fatty acids and three of their metabolites.  Toxicology Research 4:1289-1296 (DOI: 10.1039/C5TX00122F)

Kokarnig S, Tsirigotaki A, Wiesenhofer T, Lackner V, Francesconi KA, Pergantis SA, Kuehnelt D (2015).  Concurrent quantitative HPLC–mass spectrometry profiling of small selenium species in human serum and urine after ingestion of selenium supplements. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 29:83-90 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2014.06.012)

2014

Taleshi MS, Raber G, Edmonds JS, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA (2014).  Arsenolipids in oil from blue whiting Micromesistius poutassou – evidence for arsenic-containing esters. Scientific Reports, 4: Article Number 7492 (DOI: 10.1038/srep07492) – open access paper

Meyer S, Schulz J, Jeibmann A, Taleshi MS, Ebert F, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2014).  Arsenic-containing hydrocarbons are toxic in the in vivo model Drosophila melanogasterMetallomics 6:2010-2014 (DOI:10.1039/c4mt00249k) – open access paper

Glabonjat RA, Raber G, Jensen KB, Ehgartner J, Francesconi KA (2014).  Quantification of Arsenolipids in the Certified Reference Material NMIJ 7405-a (Hijiki) using HPLC/Mass Spectrometry after Chemical Derivatisation.  Analytical Chemistry 86:10282-10287 (DOI:10.1021/ac502488f) – open access paper

Perez C, Faust B, Mehdipour AR, Francesconi KA, Forrest LR, Ziegler C (2014). Substrate-bound outward-open state of the betaine transporter ​BetP provides insights into Na+ coupling.  Nature Communications 5, Article number: 4231 (DOI:10.1038/ncomms5231) – open access paper

Tellez-Plaza M, Tang WY, Shang Y, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Ledesma M, Leon M, Laclaustra M, Pollak J, Guallar E, Cole SA, Fallin MD, Navas-Acien A (2014).  Association of global DNA methylation and global DNA hydroxymethylation with metals and other exposures in human blood DNA samples.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 122:946-54 (DOI:10.1289/ehp.1306674)

Khoomrung S, Raber G, Laoteng K, Francesconi KA (2014).  Identification and characterization of fish oil supplements based on fatty acid analysis combined with a hierarchical clustering algorithm.  European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 116:795-804 (DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.201300369)

Meyer S, Matissek M, Müller SM, Taleshi MS, Ebert F, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2014).  In vitro toxicological characterisation of three arsenic-containing hydrocarbons.  Metallomics 6:1023 (DOI:10.1039/C4MT00061G) – open access paper.

Mojtaba S. Taleshi, Rune K. Seidler-Egdal, Kenneth B. Jensen, Tanja Schwerdtle, Kevin A. Francesconi (2014).  Synthesis and Characterization of Arsenolipids: Naturally Occurring Arsenic Compounds in Fish and Algae.  Organometallics 33:1397 (dx.doi.org/10.1021/om4011092) – open access paper

García-Esquinas E, Pollan M, Tellez-Plaza M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Umans JG, Yeh JL, Best LG, Navas-Acien A (2014).  Cadmium Exposure and Cancer Mortality in a Prospective Cohort: The Strong Heart Study.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 122: 363 (DOI:10.1289/ehp.1306587

Gribble, MO, Tang, WY, Shang, Y, Pollak, J, Umans, JG, Francesconi, KA, Goessler, W, Silbergeld, EK Guallar, E, Cole, SA, Fallin, MD, Navas-Acien, A (2014). Differential methylation of the arsenic (III) methyltransferase promoter according to arsenic exposure.  Archives of Toxicology, 88:275 (DOI: 10.1007/s00204-013-1146-x) 

Xue XM, Raber G, Foster S, Chen SC, Francesconi KA, Zhu YG (2014). Biosynthesis of arsenolipids by the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Environmental Chemistry, 11:506-513 (DOI: 10.1071/EN14069) - open access paper.

Kokarnig S, Kroepfl N, Kuehnelt D, Francesconi KA (2014).  HPLC/ICPMS with Effluent Diversion for Robust and Time-Efficient Determination of Selenium Metabolites in Human Urine.  Analytical Methods, 6:1603 (DOI: 10.1039/c3ay42275e).

2013

Gribble MO, Crainiceanu CM, Howard BV, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Zhang Y, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A (2013).  Body composition and arsenic metabolism: a cross-sectional analysis in the Strong Heart Study.  Environmental Health 12:107

Gribble MO, Voruganti VS, Cropp CD, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Silbergeld EK, Laston SL, Haack K, Kao WHL, Fallin MD, MacCluer JW, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A (2013).  SLCO1B1 Variants and Urine Arsenic Metabolites in the Strong Heart Family Study.  Toxicological Sciences 136:19-25 (DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kft181).

Moon KA, Guallar E, Umans JG, Devereux RB, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Pollak J, Silbergeld EK, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A (2013). Association Between Exposure to Low to Moderate Arsenic Levels and Incident Cardiovascular Disease.  Annals of Internal Medicine, 159:649-655.

Francesconi, K. A., & Raber, G. (2013). Arsenic in foods: current issues related to analysis, toxicity and metabolism. In M. Rose, & A. Fernandez (Eds.), Persistent organic pollutants and toxic metals in foods (pp. 415-429). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing Limited. 

Garcia-Esquinas E, Pollan M, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Howard B, Farley J, Best LG, Navas-Acien A (2013).  Arsenic Exposure and Cancer Mortality in a US-Based Prospective Cohort: The Strong Heart Study.  Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 22:1944-1953 (DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0234-T).

Raber G, Raber T, Raml R, Murko M, Magnes C, Francesconi KA (2013).  Determination of the trypanocidal drug melarsoprol and its conversion products in biological fluids with HPLC–ICPMS/ESMS.  Talanta, 116:876-881 (DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2013.07.066).

Tellez-Plaza M, Guallar E, Fabsitz RR, Howard BV, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Devereux RB, Navas-Acien A (2013).  Cadmium exposure and incident peripheral arterial disease.  Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 6:626-33 (DOI:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.112.000134).

Leffers L, Wehe CA, Hüwel S, Bartel M, Ebert F, Taleshi MS, Galla HJ, Karst U, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2013).  In vitro intestinal bioavailability of arsenosugar metabolites and presystemic metabolism of thiodimethylarsinic acid in Caco-2 cells.  Metallomics, 5:1031-1042 (DOI: 10.1039/c3mt00039g) – open access paper.

Nachman KE, Baron PA, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Navas-Acien A, Love DC (2013).  Roxarsone, Inorganic Arsenic, and Other Arsenic Species in Chicken: A U.S.-Based Market Basket Sample.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 121:818-824 (DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1206245).

Leffers L, Ebert F, Taleshi MS, Francesconi KA, Schwerdtle T (2013).  In vitro toxicological characterization of two arsenosugars and their metabolites.  Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 57:1270-82 (DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201200821) – open access paper.

Tellez-Plaza M, Guallar E, Howard BV, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Silbergeld EK, Devereux RB, Navas-Acien A (2013). Cadmium Exposure and Incident Cardiovascular Disease. Epidemiology, 24:421-429 (DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e31828b0631).

Zheng LY, Umans JG, Tellez-Plaza M, Yeh F, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Howard BV, Virginia M. Weaver VM, Navas-Acien A (2013). Urine Arsenic and Prevalent Albuminuria: Evidence from a Population-Based Study. American Journal of Kidney Disease, 61:385-394. (DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.09.011).

Tellez-Plaza M, Gribble MO, Saroja VV, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Franceschini N, North KE, Kao WH, MacCluer JW, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A (2013).  Heritability and preliminary genome-wide linkage analysis of arsenic metabolites in urine.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 121:345-51 (DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1205305).

2012

Gribble MO, Howard BV, Umans JG, Shara NM, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Crainiceanu CM, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A (2012).  Arsenic exposure, diabetes prevalence, and diabetes control in the Strong Heart Study.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 176:865-874 (DOI:10.1093/aje/kws153).

Maher WA, Foster S, Krikowa F, Duncan E, Raber G, Francesconi KA (2012).  Arsenic in marine organisms: New species and new analytical approaches.  In Understanding the Geological and Medical Interface of Arsenic (Eds Ng, Noller, Naidu, Bundschuh & Bhattacharya). Taylor & Francis Group, London, pp 363-366.

Lu Y, Rumpler A, Francesconi KA, Pergantis SA (2012). Quantitative selenium speciation in human urine by using liquid chromatography-electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta,: 731:49-59.

Raber G, Stock N, Hanel P, Murko M, Navratilova J and Francesconi KA (2012). An improved HPLC-ICPMS method for determining inorganic arsenic in food: Application to rice, wheat and tuna fish.  Food Chemistry, 134:524-532.

Taylor VF, Jackson BP, Siegfried M, Navratilova J, Francesconi KA, Kirshtein J, Voytek M (2012). Arsenic speciation in food chains from mid-Atlantic hydrothermal vents.  Environmental Chemistry, 9: 130-138.

Nachman KE, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Navas-Acien A, Love DC (2012).  Arsenic species in poultry feather meal.  Science of the Total Environment, 417:183-188.

García-Salgado S, Raber G, Raml R, Magnes C, Francesconi KA (2012). Arsenosugar phospholipids and arsenic hydrocarbons in two species of brown macroalgae.  Environmental Chemistry, 9:63-66 (DOI: 10.1071/EN11164)- open access paper.

Maria Jose Ruiz-Chancho, Mojtaba S. Taleshi, Walter Goessler, Kevin A. Francesconi (2012). A method for screening arsenolipids in fish oils by HPLC/ICPMS.  Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 27:501–504.

Scheer J, Findenig S, Goessler W, Francesconi KA, Howard B, Umans JG, Pollak J, Tellez-Plaza M, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A (2012).  Arsenic species and selected metals in human urine: validation of HPLC/ICPMS and ICPMS procedures for a long-term population-based epidemiological study.  Analytical Methods, 4:406–413.

2011

Orthaber A, Sax AF, Francesconi KA (2011). Oxygen vs. Sulfur – Structure and reactivity of substituted arsine oxides and arsine sulphides.  Journal of Computational Chemistry, 33:112-117.

Fabian WMF, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Seidler-Egdal RK, McKenzie CJ (2011).  Selective binding by a divanadium complex of arsenate over phosphate: A computational study.  Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 968:49-54.

Kokarnig S, Kuehnelt D, Stiboller M, Hartleb U, Francesconi KA (2011).  Quantitative determination of small selenium species in human serum by HPLC/ICPMS following a protein-removal, pre-concentration procedure. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 400:2323-2327.

Navratilova J, Raber G, Fisher SJ, Francesconi KA (2011).  Arsenic cycling in marine systems: degradation of arsenosugars to arsenate in decomposing algae, and preliminary evidence for the formation of recalcitrant arsenic. Environmental Chemistry, 8:44-51.

Navas-Acien A, Francesconi KA, Silbergeld EK, Guallar E (2011).  Seafood Intake and Urine Concentrations of Total Arsenic, Dimethylarsinate and Arsenobetaine in the US Population.  Environmental Research, 111: 110-118.

Stiboller M, Damm M, Barbera AM, Kuehnelt D, Francesconi KA, Kappe CO (2011).  A miniaturized microtiter plate protocol for the determination of selenomethionine in selenized yeast via enzymatic hydrolysis of protein-bound selenium.  Analytical Methods, 3:738-741.

2010

Grotti M, Lagomarsino C, Goessler W, Francesconi KA (2010).  Arsenic speciation in marine organisms from Antarctic coastal environments.  Environmental Chemistry, 7:207-214.

Raber G, Raml R, Goessler W, Francesconi KA (2010). Quantitative speciation of arsenic compounds when using organic solvent gradients in HPLC-ICPMS.  Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 25: 570-576.

Francesconi KA (2010).  Arsenic species in seafood: Origin and human health implications.  Pure & Applied Chemistry, 82:373-381.

Taleshi MS, Edmonds JS, Goessler W, Ruiz-Chancho MJ, Raber G, Jensen KB, Francesconi KA (2010).  Arsenic-containing lipids are natural constituents of sashimi tuna.  Environmental Science & Technology, 44:1478-1483.

Grotti M, Soggia F, Goessler G, Findenig S, Francesconi KA (2010).  Arsenic species in certified reference material MURST-ISS-A2 (Antarctic krill).  Talanta, 80:1441-1444.

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