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Antibiotics and sweeteners in the aquatic environment: biodegradability, formation of phototransformation products, and in vitro toxicity.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2015 Nov 15;22(22):18017-30. Epub 2015 Jul 15.

Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6316, USA.

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November 2015

hTERT: another brick in the wall of cancer cells.

Mutat Res 2013 Apr-Jun;752(2):119-28. Epub 2012 Dec 31.

Freiburg University Medical Centre, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Breisacher Str. 115 b, 79106 Freiburg i.Br., Germany. Electronic address:

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April 2015

The isothiocyanate erucin abrogates telomerase in hepatocellular carcinoma cells in vitro and in an orthotopic xenograft tumour model of HCC.

J Cell Mol Med 2014 Dec 25;18(12):2393-403. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

Institute for Environmental Health Sciences and Hospital Infection Control, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany.

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December 2014

Control of the spread of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in hospitals: epidemiology and clinical relevance.

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2013 Oct 25;110(43):725-31. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Heidelberg University Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Hygiene.

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October 2013

The MAPK pathway signals telomerase modulation in response to isothiocyanate-induced DNA damage of human liver cancer cells.

PLoS One 2013 31;8(1):e53240. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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September 2013

Erucin and benzyl isothiocyanate suppress growth of late stage primary human ovarian carcinoma cells and telomerase activity in vitro.

Phytother Res 2013 Jul 5;27(7):1036-41. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Strasse 115b, 79106 Freiburg, Germany.

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July 2013

Cell-cycle changes and oxidative stress response to magnetite in A549 human lung cells.

Chem Res Toxicol 2013 May 3;26(5):693-702. Epub 2013 May 3.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg , Freiburg, Germany.

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May 2013

Oxidative stress and inflammatory response to printer toner particles in human epithelial A549 lung cells.

Toxicol Lett 2013 Feb 29;216(2-3):171-80. Epub 2012 Nov 29.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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February 2013

Fine and ultrafine particles emitted from laser printers as indoor air contaminants in German offices.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2012 Nov 18;19(9):3840-9. Epub 2011 Nov 18.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Str. 115b, 79106, Freiburg, Germany.

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November 2012

Antigenotoxic action of isothiocyanate-containing mustard as determined by two cancer biomarkers in a human intervention trial.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2012 Jul;21(4):400-6

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Strasse, Freiburg, Germany.

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July 2012

Genotoxic effect of ciprofloxacin during photolytic decomposition monitored by the in vitro micronucleus test (MNvit) in HepG2 cells.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2012 Jun 13;19(5):1719-27. Epub 2011 Dec 13.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Centre Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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June 2012

Investigations on cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of laser printer emissions in human epithelial A549 lung cells using an air/liquid exposure system.

Environ Mol Mutagen 2012 Mar 8;53(2):125-35. Epub 2011 Nov 8.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Freiburg University Medical Center, Institut für Umweltmedizin und Krankenhaushygiene, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.

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March 2012

Fermentation enhances the biological activity of Allium cepa bulb extracts.

J Agric Food Chem 2012 Mar 22;60(9):2148-56. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology, Albert-Ludwig-University Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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March 2012

Isothiocyanate-containing mustard protects human cells against genotoxins in vitro and in vivo.

Mutat Res 2011 Dec 13;726(2):146-50. Epub 2011 Sep 13.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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December 2011

Chemosensory irritations and pulmonary effects of acute exposure to emissions from oriented strand board.

Hum Exp Toxicol 2011 Sep 11;30(9):1204-21. Epub 2010 Nov 11.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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September 2011

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of isothiocyanates.

Drug Metab Rev 2011 Aug 10;43(3):387-407. Epub 2011 May 10.

University Medical Center Freiburg, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Germany.

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August 2011

Immunomodulatory properties of a lemon-quince preparation (Gencydo®) as an indicator of anti-allergic potency.

Phytomedicine 2011 Jun 21;18(8-9):760-8. Epub 2011 Jan 21.

Center for Complementary Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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June 2011

Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity in human lung epithelial A549 cells caused by airborne volatile organic compounds emitted from pine wood and oriented strand boards.

Toxicol Lett 2010 Jun 31;196(1):33-41. Epub 2010 Mar 31.

Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center, Breisacher Strasse 115b, D-79106 Freiburg, Germany.

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June 2010

Interactive effects of sulfur and nitrogen supply on the concentration of sinigrin and allyl isothiocyanate in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.).

J Agric Food Chem 2009 May;57(9):3837-44

Institute for Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, Hermann-Rodewald Strasse 2, University of Kiel, D-24098 Kiel, Germany.

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May 2009

MTBITC mediates cell cycle arrest and apoptosis induction in human HepG2 cells despite its rapid degradation kinetics in the in vitro model.

Environ Mol Mutagen 2009 Apr;50(3):190-200

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

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April 2009

Apoptosis induction in human lung adenocarcinoma cells by oil-soluble allyl sulfides: triggers, pathways, and modulators.

Environ Mol Mutagen 2009 Apr;50(3):266-75

University Medical Center Freiburg, Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Hygiene, Freiburg, Germany.

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April 2009

Three structurally homologous isothiocyanates exert "Janus" characteristics in human HepG2 cells.

Environ Mol Mutagen 2009 Apr;50(3):164-70

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Strasse 115b, Freiburg 79106, Germany.

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April 2009

Isothiocyanate concentration in Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea L. Var. gongylodes) plants as influenced by sulfur and nitrogen supply.

J Agric Food Chem 2008 Sep 21;56(18):8334-42. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Institute for Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, Christian-Albrechts-University, D-24098 Kiel, Germany.

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September 2008

Antigenotoxic properties of Eruca sativa (rocket plant), erucin and erysolin in human hepatoma (HepG2) cells towards benzo(a)pyrene and their mode of action.

Food Chem Toxicol 2008 Jul 1;46(7):2415-21. Epub 2008 Apr 1.

University Medical Center Freiburg, Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Hygiene, Breisacher Strasse 115b, 79106 Freiburg, Germany.

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July 2008

Ethanol enhanced the genotoxicity of acrylamide in human, metabolically competent HepG2 cells by CYP2E1 induction and glutathione depletion.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2008 Mar 30;211(1-2):74-81. Epub 2007 Jul 30.

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, University of Giessen, Aulweg 123, 35385 Giessen, Germany.

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March 2008

Phthalates: toxicology and exposure.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2007 Oct 21;210(5):623-34. Epub 2007 Sep 21.

Public Health Department of the City of Frankfurt, Germany.

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October 2007

Glutathione- and thioredoxin-related enzymes are modulated by sulfur-containing chemopreventive agents.

Biol Chem 2007 Oct;388(10):1069-81

Interdisciplinary Research Center, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32, D-35392 Giessen, Germany.

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October 2007

Resveratrol modulates mRNA transcripts of genes related to redox metabolism and cell proliferation in non-small-cell lung carcinoma cells.

Biol Chem 2007 Feb;388(2):207-19

Nutritional Biochemistry, Interdisciplinary Research Center, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, and Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg, Germany.

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February 2007

The production of reactive oxygen species and the mitochondrial membrane potential are modulated during onion oil-induced cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in A549 cells.

J Nutr 2006 Mar;136(3):608-13

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Germany.

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March 2006

Chlorinated river and lake water extract caused oxidative damage, DNA migration and cytotoxicity in human cells.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2005 10;208(6):481-8. Epub 2005 Oct 10.

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, PR China.

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January 2006

The role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) production on diallyl disulfide (DADS) induced apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in human A549 lung carcinoma cells.

Mutat Res 2005 Nov 18;579(1-2):115-24. Epub 2005 Jul 18.

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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November 2005

Vinclozolin, a widely used fungizide, enhanced BaP-induced micronucleus formation in human derived hepatoma cells by increasing CYP1A1 expression.

Toxicol Lett 2005 Oct;159(1):83-8

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, University Hospital, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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October 2005

Induction of apoptosis in tumor cells by naturally occurring sulfur-containing compounds.

Mutat Res 2005 Mar 4;589(2):81-102. Epub 2005 Jan 4.

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, University Hospital, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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March 2005

Extract of Toxicodendron quercifolium caused genotoxicity and antigenotoxicity in bone marrow cells of CD1 mice.

Food Chem Toxicol 2004 Oct;42(10):1611-7

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, University of Giessen, University Hospital, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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October 2004

Genotoxic effects of dietary and lifestyle related carcinogens in human derived hepatoma (HepG2, Hep3B) cells.

Mutat Res 2004 Jul;551(1-2):153-66

Institute of Cancer Research, University of Vienna, Borschkegasse 8A, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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July 2004

The use of the alkaline comet assay with lymphocytes in human biomonitoring studies.

Mutat Res 2004 May;566(3):209-29

Department of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, University Hospital, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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May 2004

Use of a human-derived liver cell line for the detection of cytoprotective, antigenotoxic and cogenotoxic agents.

Toxicology 2004 May;198(1-3):329-40

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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May 2004

Use of primary blood cells for the assessment of exposure to occupational genotoxicants in human biomonitoring studies.

Toxicology 2004 May;198(1-3):341-50

Department of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, University Hospital, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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May 2004

DNA damage caused by extracts of chlorinated drinking water in human derived liver cells (HepG2).

Toxicology 2004 May;198(1-3):351-7

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hangkong Road 13, 430030 Wuhan, PR China.

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May 2004

3-Nitrobenzanthrone (3-NBA) induced micronucleus formation and DNA damage in human hepatoma (HepG2) cells.

Toxicol Lett 2004 Jan;146(2):103-9

Department of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, University of Giessen, University Hospital, Aulweg 123, 35385 Giessen, Germany.

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January 2004

Benzo(a)pyrene induced micronucleus formation was modulated by persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in metabolically competent human HepG2 cells.

Toxicol Lett 2003 Sep;144(2):143-50

Institute of Indoor and Environmental Toxicology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, University Hospital, Aulweg 123, D-35385 Giessen, Germany.

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September 2003

Genotoxic and antigenotoxic effects of catechin and tannins from the bark of Hamamelis virginiana L. in metabolically competent, human hepatoma cells (Hep G2) using single cell gel electrophoresis.

Phytochemistry 2003 May;63(2):199-207

Hochschule Wädenswil, University of Applied Sciences, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Box 335, Gruental, CH-8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland.

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May 2003

Meeting report: 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate Indoor Air 2002, Monterey, California, June 30-July 5, 2002.

Int J Hyg Environ Health 2003 Mar;206(2):133-8

Institute of General and Environmental Hygiene, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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March 2003