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Last Glacial Maximum led to community-wide population expansion in a montane songbird radiation in highland Papua New Guinea.

BMC Evol Biol 2020 Jul 11;20(1):82. Epub 2020 Jul 11.

Department of Biological Science, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore, 117543, Singapore.

Background: Quaternary climate fluctuations are an engine of biotic diversification. Global cooling cycles, such as the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM), are known to have fragmented the ranges of higher-latitude fauna and flora into smaller refugia, dramatically reducing species ranges. However, relatively less is known about the effects of cooling cycles on tropical biota. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-020-01646-zDOI Listing

Biogeochemical and photobiological responses of subarctic lakes to UV radiation.

J Photochem Photobiol B 2020 Jun 11;209:111932. Epub 2020 Jun 11.

Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Ecosystems and Environment Research Programme, University of Helsinki, Niemenkatu 73, 15140 Lahti, Finland.

Solar ultraviolet radiation (UV) induces photodegradation of optically and functionally important organic compounds in lakes and may negatively impact aquatic biota. We disentangled UV impacts on dissolved organic matter (DOM) transformation, and algal and zoobenthic micro-organisms in two shallow subarctic lakes in NW Finnish Lapland; in a high-UV + low-DOM (tundra, Iso-Jehkas) and a low-UV + high-DOM (mountain birch woodland, Mukkavaara) system. In addition to site and seasonal comparisons, in situ experiments with three treatments (DARK, photosynthetically active radiation [PAR], UV + PAR) were set up floating on the lakes for four weeks during midsummer. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2020.111932DOI Listing

Evolution of the Speciation and Mobility of Pb, Zn and Cd in Relation to Transport Processes in a Mining Environment.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 Jul 8;17(14). Epub 2020 Jul 8.

Departamento de Ingeniería Geológica y Minera, Instituto de Geología Aplicada, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 13400 Almadén, Spain.

Elements in mining extracts can be potentially toxic if they are incorporated into soils, sediments or biota. Numerous approaches have been used to assess this problem, and these include sequential extractions and selective extractions. These two methods have limitations and advantages, and their combined use usually provides a rough estimate of the availability or (bio)availability of potentially toxic elements and, therefore, of their real potential as toxicants in food chains. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17144912DOI Listing

Coastal zone use influences the spatial distribution of microplastics in Hangzhou Bay, China.

Environ Pollut 2020 Jul 2;266(Pt 2):115137. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Key Laboratory of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Second Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources, Hangzhou, 310012, PR China; International Research Center for Marine Biosciences at Shanghai Ocean University, Ministry of Science and Technology, Shanghai, 201306, China.

Microplastic pollution in estuarine and coastal environments has recently been characterised in several countries but few researchers have addressed the influence of different forms of coastal zone use on the distribution of microplastic. Here, microplastic particles were sampled in Hangzhou Bay, which is heavily influenced by a range of human activities, and their abundance, size, and polymer type characterised. The abundance of microplastics was 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115137DOI Listing

Melatonin improves cryopreservation of ram sperm by inhibiting mitochondrial permeability transition pore opening.

Reprod Domest Anim 2020 Jul 10. Epub 2020 Jul 10.

Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory of Grassland Farming, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agoecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, 130062, China.

Cryopreservation damages permeability of sperm mitochondrial membranes, with formation of a mitochondrial permeability transition pore (mPTP). Mitochondria are both a primary synthesis site and principle target for melatoninm, and which can directly inhibit mPTP formation. The objective was to determine effects of melatonin on mPTP opening of frozen-thawed ram sperm, and elucidate underlying pathways by antagonist and agonists of melatonin receptors (MTs), and antagonists of PI3K and GSK 3β treatments; furthermore, plasma membrane integrity, mitochondrial membrane potential (ΔΨm), mitochondrial Cytochrome c (Cyt c) release and fertilization were analyzed to assess the effect of mPTP status mediated by melatonin on quality of frozen-thawed sperm. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rda.13771DOI Listing

Traditional knowledge, uses, and perceptions of mushrooms among the Wixaritari and mestizos of Villa Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico.

IMA Fungus 2019 16;10:16. Epub 2019 Sep 16.

Departamento de Botánica y Zoología, Universidad de Guadalajara, Apdo. postal 1-139, 45101 Zapopan, Jalisco Mexico.

The relationship between humans and nature is defined by culture. Accordingly, the use, conceptions, and perceptions of resources differ among cultural groups, even among those inhabiting the same region or those who come into contact with the same biota. In particular, mushrooms evoke a wide range of sentiments. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s43008-019-0014-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7325656PMC
September 2019

The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data.

Authors:
Gilberto Pastorello Carlo Trotta Eleonora Canfora Housen Chu Danielle Christianson You-Wei Cheah Cristina Poindexter Jiquan Chen Abdelrahman Elbashandy Marty Humphrey Peter Isaac Diego Polidori Alessio Ribeca Catharine van Ingen Leiming Zhang Brian Amiro Christof Ammann M Altaf Arain Jonas Ardö Timothy Arkebauer Stefan K Arndt Nicola Arriga Marc Aubinet Mika Aurela Dennis Baldocchi Alan Barr Eric Beamesderfer Luca Belelli Marchesini Onil Bergeron Jason Beringer Christian Bernhofer Daniel Berveiller Dave Billesbach Thomas Andrew Black Peter D Blanken Gil Bohrer Julia Boike Paul V Bolstad Damien Bonal Jean-Marc Bonnefond David R Bowling Rosvel Bracho Jason Brodeur Christian Brümmer Nina Buchmann Benoit Burban Sean P Burns Pauline Buysse Peter Cale Mauro Cavagna Pierre Cellier Shiping Chen Isaac Chini Torben R Christensen James Cleverly Alessio Collalti Claudia Consalvo Bruce D Cook David Cook Carole Coursolle Edoardo Cremonese Peter S Curtis Ettore D'Andrea Humberto da Rocha Xiaoqin Dai Kenneth J Davis Bruno De Cinti Agnes de Grandcourt Anne De Ligne Raimundo C De Oliveira Nicolas Delpierre Ankur R Desai Carlos Marcelo Di Bella Paul di Tommasi Han Dolman Francisco Domingo Gang Dong Sabina Dore Pierpaolo Duce Eric Dufrêne Allison Dunn Jiří Dušek Derek Eamus Uwe Eichelmann Hatim Abdalla M ElKhidir Werner Eugster Cacilia M Ewenz Brent Ewers Daniela Famulari Silvano Fares Iris Feigenwinter Andrew Feitz Rasmus Fensholt Gianluca Filippa Marc Fischer John Frank Marta Galvagno Mana Gharun Damiano Gianelle Bert Gielen Beniamino Gioli Anatoly Gitelson Ignacio Goded Mathias Goeckede Allen H Goldstein Christopher M Gough Michael L Goulden Alexander Graf Anne Griebel Carsten Gruening Thomas Grünwald Albin Hammerle Shijie Han Xingguo Han Birger Ulf Hansen Chad Hanson Juha Hatakka Yongtao He Markus Hehn Bernard Heinesch Nina Hinko-Najera Lukas Hörtnagl Lindsay Hutley Andreas Ibrom Hiroki Ikawa Marcin Jackowicz-Korczynski Dalibor Janouš Wilma Jans Rachhpal Jassal Shicheng Jiang Tomomichi Kato Myroslava Khomik Janina Klatt Alexander Knohl Sara Knox Hideki Kobayashi Georgia Koerber Olaf Kolle Yoshiko Kosugi Ayumi Kotani Andrew Kowalski Bart Kruijt Julia Kurbatova Werner L Kutsch Hyojung Kwon Samuli Launiainen Tuomas Laurila Bev Law Ray Leuning Yingnian Li Michael Liddell Jean-Marc Limousin Marryanna Lion Adam J Liska Annalea Lohila Ana López-Ballesteros Efrén López-Blanco Benjamin Loubet Denis Loustau Antje Lucas-Moffat Johannes Lüers Siyan Ma Craig Macfarlane Vincenzo Magliulo Regine Maier Ivan Mammarella Giovanni Manca Barbara Marcolla Hank A Margolis Serena Marras William Massman Mikhail Mastepanov Roser Matamala Jaclyn Hatala Matthes Francesco Mazzenga Harry McCaughey Ian McHugh Andrew M S McMillan Lutz Merbold Wayne Meyer Tilden Meyers Scott D Miller Stefano Minerbi Uta Moderow Russell K Monson Leonardo Montagnani Caitlin E Moore Eddy Moors Virginie Moreaux Christine Moureaux J William Munger Taro Nakai Johan Neirynck Zoran Nesic Giacomo Nicolini Asko Noormets Matthew Northwood Marcelo Nosetto Yann Nouvellon Kimberly Novick Walter Oechel Jørgen Eivind Olesen Jean-Marc Ourcival Shirley A Papuga Frans-Jan Parmentier Eugenie Paul-Limoges Marian Pavelka Matthias Peichl Elise Pendall Richard P Phillips Kim Pilegaard Norbert Pirk Gabriela Posse Thomas Powell Heiko Prasse Suzanne M Prober Serge Rambal Üllar Rannik Naama Raz-Yaseef David Reed Victor Resco de Dios Natalia Restrepo-Coupe Borja R Reverter Marilyn Roland Simone Sabbatini Torsten Sachs Scott R Saleska Enrique P Sánchez-Cañete Zulia M Sanchez-Mejia Hans Peter Schmid Marius Schmidt Karl Schneider Frederik Schrader Ivan Schroder Russell L Scott Pavel Sedlák Penélope Serrano-Ortíz Changliang Shao Peili Shi Ivan Shironya Lukas Siebicke Ladislav Šigut Richard Silberstein Costantino Sirca Donatella Spano Rainer Steinbrecher Robert M Stevens Cove Sturtevant Andy Suyker Torbern Tagesson Satoru Takanashi Yanhong Tang Nigel Tapper Jonathan Thom Frank Tiedemann Michele Tomassucci Juha-Pekka Tuovinen Shawn Urbanski Riccardo Valentini Michiel van der Molen Eva van Gorsel Ko van Huissteden Andrej Varlagin Joseph Verfaillie Timo Vesala Caroline Vincke Domenico Vitale Natalia Vygodskaya Jeffrey P Walker Elizabeth Walter-Shea Huimin Wang Robin Weber Sebastian Westermann Christian Wille Steven Wofsy Georg Wohlfahrt Sebastian Wolf William Woodgate Yuelin Li Roberto Zampedri Junhui Zhang Guoyi Zhou Donatella Zona Deb Agarwal Sebastien Biraud Margaret Torn Dario Papale

Sci Data 2020 Jul 9;7(1):225. Epub 2020 Jul 9.

DIBAF, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, 01100, Italy.

The FLUXNET2015 dataset provides ecosystem-scale data on CO, water, and energy exchange between the biosphere and the atmosphere, and other meteorological and biological measurements, from 212 sites around the globe (over 1500 site-years, up to and including year 2014). These sites, independently managed and operated, voluntarily contributed their data to create global datasets. Data were quality controlled and processed using uniform methods, to improve consistency and intercomparability across sites. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0534-3DOI Listing

Lifestyle preferences drive the structure and diversity of bacterial and archaeal communities in a small riverine reservoir.

Sci Rep 2020 Jul 9;10(1):11288. Epub 2020 Jul 9.

Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA), Scientific and Technological Park of the University of Girona, Girona, Spain.

Spatial heterogeneity along river networks is interrupted by dams, affecting the transport, processing, and storage of organic matter, as well as the distribution of biota. We here investigated the structure of planktonic (free-living, FL), particle-attached (PA) and sediment-associated (SD) bacterial and archaeal communities within a small reservoir. We combined targeted-amplicon sequencing of bacterial and archaeal 16S rRNA genes in the DNA and RNA community fractions from FL, PA and SD, followed by imputed functional metagenomics, in order to unveil differences in their potential metabolic capabilities within the reservoir (tail, mid, and dam sections) and lifestyles (FL, PA, SD). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67774-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7347578PMC

Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Fish from European Lakes: Current Contamination Status, Sources, and Perspectives for Monitoring.

Environ Toxicol Chem 2020 Jul 9. Epub 2020 Jul 9.

IRSA-CNR, Water Research Institute, National Research Council of Italy, Brugherio, Italy.

Fish concentrations of perfluorocarboxylic and perfluorosulfonic acids were reported for seven deep lakes in the European subalpine area, namely Lake Geneva, L. Lugano and L. Maggiore, L. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.4815DOI Listing

Levels and distribution pattern of organochlorine pesticide residues in eggs of 22 terrestrial birds from Tamil Nadu, India.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Jul 8. Epub 2020 Jul 8.

Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Anaikatty, Coimbatore, 641108, India.

Long-term monitoring is essential to assess the patterns and distribution of the residues of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) in biota. Bird eggs have several advantages than other environmental matrixes, which have been used extensively to portray the accumulation and distribution of OCPs. The present study investigated the organochlorine pesticide (OCP) residues in eggs of 22 species of terrestrial birds collected from Tamil Nadu, India. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-09978-5DOI Listing

Biostratinomy of the Ediacara Member (Rawnsley Quartzite, South Australia): implications for depositional environments, ecology and biology of Ediacara organisms.

Interface Focus 2020 Aug 12;10(4):20190100. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia.

The Precambrian Ediacara Biota-Earth's earliest fossil record of communities of macroscopic, multicellular organisms-provides critical insights into the emergence of complex life on our planet. Excavation and reconstruction of nearly 300 m of fossiliferous bedding planes in the Ediacara Member of the Rawnsley Quartzite, at the National Heritage Ediacara fossil site Nilpena in South Australia, have permitted detailed study of the sedimentology, taphonomy and palaeoecology of Ediacara fossil assemblages. Characterization of Ediacara macrofossils and textured organic surfaces at the scale of facies, bedding planes and individual specimens has yielded unprecedented insight into the manner in which the palaeoenvironmental settings inhabited by Ediacara communities-particularly hydrodynamic conditions-influenced the aut- and synecology of Ediacara organisms, as well as the morphology and assemblage composition of Ediacara fossils. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsfs.2019.0100DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7333909PMC

Interactions in multi-pattern Müllerian communities support origins of new patterns, false structures, imperfect resemblance and mimetic sexual dimorphism.

Sci Rep 2020 Jul 8;10(1):11193. Epub 2020 Jul 8.

Laboratory of Diversity and Molecular Evolution, Palacky University, 17. Listopadu 50, 771 46, Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Mimicry is a hot spot of evolutionary research, but de novo origins of aposematic patterns, the persistence of multiple patterns in Müllerian communities, and the persistence of imperfect mimics still need to be investigated. Local mimetic assemblages can contain up to a hundred of species, their structure can be a result of multiple dispersal events, and the gradual build-up of the communities. Here, we investigate the structure of lowland and mountain mimetic communities of net-winged beetles by sampling the Crocker Range in north-eastern Borneo and neighbouring regions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68027-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7343875PMC

Overview of (Hepaticae) in Pacific Asia with the Description

Plants (Basel) 2020 Jul 6;9(7). Epub 2020 Jul 6.

Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1, 119991 Moscow, Russia.

The taxonomic diversity center of is in East Asia, where the genus also shows the highest genetic diversity and morphological plasticity. The integrative survey of in East Asia was the main goal of the present account. Plant materials were obtained from recent collections made by authors in various parts of amphi-Pacific Asia; several types of specimens were also studied. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/plants9070850DOI Listing

Exploring parasites in extreme environments of high conservational importance: Artemia franciscana (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) as intermediate host of avian cestodes in Andean hypersaline lagoons from Salar de Atacama, Chile.

Parasitol Res 2020 Jul 7. Epub 2020 Jul 7.

Laboratory of Genetics, Aquaculture & Biodiversity, Universidad de Los Lagos, Avda. Fuchslocher, 1305, Osorno, Chile.

The hypersaline lagoons located in evaporation basins or salars (salt flats) in the Atacama Desert are extreme environments harbouring a specialised biota able to survive harsh conditions for life. The knowledge of the parasitic biodiversity of these extreme habitats is still scarce despite their functional importance in regulating relevant non-economic services like habitats of waterbirds. The present study is the first report on the cestode infection of Artemia franciscana Kellogg in Salar de Atacama lagoons in northern Chile. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-020-06768-3DOI Listing

Data on hydrocarbons in sediment samples, and its body burden levels in tissues of from toxicity testing.

Data Brief 2020 Aug 18;31:105889. Epub 2020 Jun 18.

Núcleo de Estudos em Poluição e Ecotoxicologia Aquática, UNESP São Vicente, Brazil.

The analysis of hydrocarbons in terms of individual compounds is relevant to understand the origin and source of these substances, as well as its distribution in environmental compartments, including sediments and biota. Hydrocarbons concentrations were determined in sediments and in whole-body soft tissues of the tropical clam in sediment toxicity testing using samples of Mucuripe bay (Ceará State, NE Brazil) collected in 2011 during dredging events [1]. Data of target compounds included aliphatic (AHs) and aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and linear alkylbenzenes (LABs). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2020.105889DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7326712PMC

Nucleus preservation in early Ediacaran Weng'an embryo-like fossils, experimental taphonomy of nuclei and implications for reading the eukaryote fossil record.

Interface Focus 2020 Aug 12;10(4):20200015. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Life Sciences Building, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK.

The challenge of identifying fossilized organelles has long hampered attempts to interpret the fossil record of early eukaryote evolution. We explore this challenge through experimental taphonomy of nuclei in a living eukaryote and microscale physical and chemical characterization of putative nuclei in embryo-like fossils from the early Ediacaran Weng'an Biota. The fossil nuclei exhibit diverse preservational modes that differ in shape, presence or absence of an inner body and the chemistry of the associated mineralization. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsfs.2020.0015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7333911PMC

Methylmercury produced in upper oceans accumulates in deep Mariana Trench fauna.

Nat Commun 2020 Jul 7;11(1):3389. Epub 2020 Jul 7.

Institute of Surface-Earth System Science, School of Earth System Science, Tianjin University, 300072, Tianjin, China.

Monomethylmercury (MMHg) is a potent toxin that bioaccumulates and magnifies in marine food webs. Recent studies show abundant methylated Hg in deep oceans (>1000 m), yet its origin remains uncertain. Here we measured Hg isotope compositions in fauna and surface sediments from the Mariana Trench. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17045-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7341844PMC

Insights into Mercury Source Identification and Bioaccumulation using Stable Isotope Approaches in the Hannibal Pool of the Ohio River.

Integr Environ Assess Manag 2020 Jul 7. Epub 2020 Jul 7.

United States Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Middleton, WI, USA, 53562.

Mercury (Hg) contamination in river systems due to historic and current Hg releases is a persistent concern for both wildlife and human health. In larger rivers, like the Ohio River, it is difficult to directly link Hg discharges to bioaccumulation due to the existence of multiple industrial Hg sources as well as the varied dietary and migratory habits of biota. To better understand how industrial effluent impacts the cycling and bioaccumulation of Hg within the Ohio River, Hg stable isotope analysis was applied to various non-biological and biological media. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ieam.4308DOI Listing

Taxonomic classification method for metagenomics based on core protein families with Core-Kaiju.

Nucleic Acids Res 2020 Jul 7. Epub 2020 Jul 7.

Physics and Astronomy Department, LIPh Lab, University of Padova, Via Marzolo 8, 35131 Padova, Italy.

Characterizing species diversity and composition of bacteria hosted by biota is revolutionizing our understanding of the role of symbiotic interactions in ecosystems. Determining microbiomes diversity implies the assignment of individual reads to taxa by comparison to reference databases. Although computational methods aimed at identifying the microbe(s) taxa are available, it is well known that inferences using different methods can vary widely depending on various biases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkaa568DOI Listing

Multiple Roles of Diatom-Derived Oxylipins within Marine Environments and Their Potential Biotechnological Applications.

Mar Drugs 2020 Jun 30;18(7). Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Department of Marine Biotechnology, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Napoli, Italy.

The chemical ecology of marine diatoms has been the subject of several studies in the last decades, due to the discovery of oxylipins with multiple simultaneous functions including roles in chemical defence (antipredator, allelopathic and antibacterial compounds) and/or cell-to-cell signalling. Diatoms represent a fundamental compartment of marine ecosystems because they contribute to about 45% of global primary production even if they represent only 1% of the Earth's photosynthetic biomass. The discovery that they produce several toxic metabolites deriving from the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids, known as oxylipins, has changed our perspectives about secondary metabolites shaping plant-plant and plant-animal interactions in the oceans. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/md18070342DOI Listing

Microplastic pollution research methodologies, abundance, characteristics and risk assessments for aquatic biota in China.

Environ Pollut 2020 Jun 30;266(Pt 3):115098. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Joint Laboratory of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong Region on Marine Bioresource Conservation and Exploitation, College of Marine Sciences, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, 510642, China; Guangxi Key Laboratory of Marine Natural Products and Combinatorial Biosynthesis Chemistry, Guangxi Academy of Sciences, Nanning, 530007, China. Electronic address:

The widespread presence of microplastics in global aquatic ecosystems has aroused growing concern about the potential impacts of microplastics on aquatic biota. In marine and freshwater environments, microplastics are distributed pervasively within water bodies from the upper water column to the bottom layer, making them available to a large variety of aquatic organisms that inhabit different locations. The ingestion of microplastic particles may cause harm to aquatic organisms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115098DOI Listing

Bioaccumulation and toxic effects of penconazole in earthworms (Eisenia fetida) following soil exposure.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Jul 3. Epub 2020 Jul 3.

Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Food Nutrition and Human Health, Department of Applied Chemistry, China Agricultural University, Yuanmingyuan West Road 2, Beijing, 100193, People's Republic of China.

As an agricultural fungicide, penconazole (PEN) is widely used and has adverse effects on various organisms. In order to evaluate the ecological safety risks of PEN, the bioaccumulation and toxic effects of PEN in earthworms were studied. Specifically, the results show that the biota-sediment accumulation factor (BSAF) of PEN in earthworms reaches its maximum within 1 day, and then decreases slowly. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-09815-9DOI Listing

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: bioaccumulation in dragonfly nymphs (Anisoptera), and determination of alkylated forms in sediment for an improved environmental assessment.

Sci Rep 2020 Jul 2;10(1):10958. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Gaustadalléen 21, 0349, Oslo, Norway.

Road runoff carries a mixture of contaminants that threatens the quality of natural water bodies and the health of aquatic organisms. The use of sedimentation ponds is a nature-based solution for the treatment of road runoff. This study assessed the concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and their alkylated homologues in sediment from seven highway sedimentation ponds and three natural urban ponds. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67355-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7331706PMC

[Radioactive Enteritis and Gut Microecology].

Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 2020 Jun;42(3):405-409

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery,Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital,School of Clinical Medicine, Tsinghua University,Beijing 102218,China.

Radioactive enteritis(RE)is one of the most serious and common complications of intestinal tract caused by radiotherapy for malignant tumors in abdominal cavity,pelvic cavity,or retroperitoneum.Involved intestinal diseases are widespread,complex,and persistent,which make treatment difficult and ineffective.Short bowel syndrome can develop in some serious cases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.11448DOI Listing

Neglecting the ecosystemic dimension of life hinders efficient environmental protection from radiation and other hazards.

Int J Radiat Biol 2020 Jul 2:1-23. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Institute for Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) & International Union of Radioecology (IUR), Direction general, Fontenay aux Roses, France.

Recent efforts undertaken by the radioecology community to protect the environment against radiation have largely ignored the ecosystem concept. Instead, it has simply transferred to non human biota the concepts and methods developped for human radioprotection. This oversimplification, rooted within a narrow anthropocentric view dominating radiation protection, is prone to lead ecological risk assessment to miss its objectives. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09553002.2020.1787547DOI Listing

Increasing level of liquid pig manure reduces Eisenia andrei and Enchytraeus crypticus reproduction in subtropical soils.

Sci Rep 2020 Jul 1;10(1):10687. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Center of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Santa Catarina State, Lages, Brazil.

Wastes generated in pig production are widely used as agricultural fertilizers. Nevertheless, such form of disposal supplies large amounts of waste in soils annually and can cause environmental pollution. The ecological risk of this practice to soil organisms has received little attention. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67360-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7329886PMC

[Microbial Community Succession in Industrial Composting with Livestock Manure and Peach Branches and Relations with Environmental Factors].

Huan Jing Ke Xue 2020 Feb;41(2):997-1004

Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201210, China.

This study sets out to understand the evolution of the microbial community structure in industrial composting with livestock manure and peach branches. Pig manure, peach branches, and decomposed organic fertilizer were used as materials for composting. Changes in physical and chemical indicators and the evolution in the structure of the compost microbial community, determined by high-throughput sequencing, were analyzed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13227/j.hjkx.201907153DOI Listing
February 2020

[Environmental Factors Influence and Microbial Community Structure Analysis of Entrapped Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidizing Bacteria].

Huan Jing Ke Xue 2020 Feb;41(2):839-848

Key Laboratory of Beijing for Water Quality Science and Water Environment Recovery Engineering, College of Architectural Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100124, China.

To solve the problems of a slow start, easy loss, and easily inhibited activity of the Anammox bacteria suspension culture, polyvinyl alcohol-polypropylene (PVA-PP) was used to prepare the Anammox immobilized filler. To improve the activity of Anammox bacteria and ensure stable operation of the reaction system, the effects of COD interference, change in pH value, and rotating speed on the nitrogen removal characteristics of the immobilized filler were determined in batch tests. Changes in the structure and diversity of the bacteria in the filler were analyzed by a high-throughput sequencing technique. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13227/j.hjkx.201908157DOI Listing
February 2020

Astragalus root extract improved average daily gain, immunity, antioxidant status and ruminal microbiota of early weaned yak calves.

J Sci Food Agric 2020 Jul 1. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Desert Animal Adaptations and Husbandry, Wyler Department of Dryland Agriculture, Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

Background: Early weaning in yak calves is being attempted to improve yak reproduction rate. However, this has to be done with caution because of the high mortality rate of calves due to the lack of nutrients and the harsh environmental conditions. Twenty-four weaned male yak calves were used in a 60 d feeding trial in which astragalus root extract (ARE) was supplemented. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.10617DOI Listing

Emerging environmental pollutants hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers: From analytical methods to toxicology research.

Mass Spectrom Rev 2020 Jul 1. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis, Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers (OH-PBDEs) are of particular concern due to their ubiquitous distribution and adverse health effects. Significant progress has been made in the characterization of OH-PBDEs by using mass spectrometry (MS). In this review, we summarize applications of MS-based techniques in detection, environmental and biota distribution, and potential health risk effects, hoping to unfold an overall picture on account of current knowledge of OH-PBDEs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mas.21640DOI Listing

Combining Different In Vitro Bioassays to Evaluate Genotoxicity of Water-Accommodated Fractions from Petroleum Products.

Toxics 2020 Jun 26;8(2). Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Department of Ecosystem Analysis, Institute for Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen University, Worringerweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany.

Genotoxicity assessment is of high relevance for crude and refined petroleum products, since oil compounds are known to cause DNA damage with severe consequences for aquatic biota as demonstrated in long-term monitoring studies. This study aimed at the optimization and evaluation of small-scale higher-throughput assays (Ames fluctuation, micronucleus, Nrf2-CALUX) covering different mechanistic endpoints as first screening tools for genotoxicity assessment of oils. Cells were exposed to native and chemically dispersed water-accommodated fractions (WAFs) of three oil types varying in their processing degree. Read More

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Human Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination in New Calabar River.

Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2020 Jun 29. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Department of Chemistry, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria.

Concentration and human health risks of heavy metals (Pb, Cu, Cr, Cd, As, Ni) in water, sediment, crab (Tympanotonus fuscatus) and periwinkle (Callinectes amnicola) were assayed in New Calabar River, Nigeria. Results revealed that concentration (mg/L) of the metals in water in the two seasons studied, ranged from 1.1E-2 ± 1. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00128-020-02921-xDOI Listing

Arsenolipids in Cultured Strain ML and Their Occurrence in Biota and Sediment from Mono Lake, California.

Life (Basel) 2020 Jun 24;10(6). Epub 2020 Jun 24.

Water Mission Area, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.

Primary production in Mono Lake, a hypersaline soda lake rich in dissolved inorganic arsenic, is dominated by strain ML. We set out to determine if this photoautotrophic picoplankter could metabolize inorganic arsenic and in doing so form unusual arsenolipids (e.g. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7345539PMC

Effects of interchange ratio on sludge reduction and microbial community structures in an anaerobic/anoxic/oxic process with combined anaerobic side-stream reactor.

Water Sci Technol 2020 Mar;81(6):1250-1263

Guangzhou Yuekang Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd, Guangdong, Guangzhou 510275, China.

Oxic-settling-anaerobic (OSA) process is effective in minimizing sludge production, by inserting an anaerobic side-stream reactor (ASSR) in the recycling bypass. Interchange ratio (IR), the quantity ratio of sludge entering the ASSR to the sludge in the main stream reactors, is one of the most important parameters for OSA process. In the present study, a laboratory-scale anaerobic/anoxic/oxic (A/O) process combined with an ASSR (A/O-ASSR) was operated for 366 days in parallel with a conventional A/O process to investigate the effects of IR on sludge reduction. Read More

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A conservation checklist of the herpetofauna of Morelos, with comparisons with adjoining states.

Zookeys 2020 16;941:121-144. Epub 2020 Jun 16.

Department of Biology, Denison University, Granville, Ohio 43023, USA Denison University Granville United States of America.

Despite being one of the smallest states in Mexico, the high diversity of habitats in Morelos has led to the development of a rich biota made up of a mixture of species typical of the Neovolcanic Axis and the Sierra Madre del Sur. However, recent expansion of cities in Morelos is likely to have consequences for the state's herpetofauna. Here a checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Morelos is provided with a summary of their conservation status and overlap with its neighboring states. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7311484PMC

Sources, Enrichment, and Geochemical Fractions of Soil Trace Metals in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 2020 Jun 27. Epub 2020 Jun 27.

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Mongolia is a rapidly developing country that has experienced growing industrialization and urbanization in recent decades. This study was conducted to evaluate the enrichment and labile fractions of metals in urban soils of Mongolia and to identify major sources of soil metal pollution. The concentrations and geochemical fractions of Al, Fe, Mn, Cr, Cu, Cd, Co, Zn, V, Mo, As, Sb, and Pb in soils of the city Ulaanbaatar were investigated. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00244-020-00748-5DOI Listing

Blood partitioning and whole-blood-based maternal transfer assessment of chlorinated paraffins in mother-infant pairs from South China.

Environ Int 2020 Sep 23;142:105871. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Guangdong Key Laboratory of Environmental Pollution and Health, School of Environment, Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Joint Laboratory of Collaborative Innovation for Environmental Quality, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China. Electronic address:

As a new group of persistent organic pollutants of concern, chlorinated paraffins (CPs) have been widely detected in the environment and biota, but their occurrence, partitioning, and transfer in humans have been not well documented. In this study, 32 pairs of maternal blood, cord blood, and placenta samples were collected from pregnant women in South China, and the blood was further separated into plasma and red blood cells (RBCs) for blood partitioning study. Short- and medium-chain CPs (SCCPs and MCCPs, respectively) were detected in all the five human biological matrices, suggesting prevalent exposure and maternal transfer of CPs in the pregnant women. Read More

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A Reduced Labrum in a Cambrian Great-Appendage Euarthropod.

Curr Biol 2020 Jun 22. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Yunnan Key Laboratory for Palaeobiology, Yunnan University, South Waihuan Road, Chenggong District, Kunming 650500, China; MEC International Joint Laboratory for Palaeobiology and Palaeoenvironment, Yunnan University, Kunming 650500, China.

The euarthropod head is a highly versatile and functionally specialized body region composed of multiple appendage-bearing segments and whose complex evolution has been scrutinized through anatomical, developmental, and paleontological approaches [1-4]. Exceptionally preserved Cambrian fossils have allowed for the reconstruction of critical stages of the evolutionary history of the head, such as the origin of the labrum-an anteromedian flap-like structure that overlies the mouth opening in almost all extant representatives-from an ancestral pair of pre-ocular (protocerebral) appendages [3-5]. The highly conserved position of the labrum makes it a valuable anatomical landmark for understanding the anterior segmental organization among extant and extinct euarthropods [2]. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.05.085DOI Listing

Abiotic and biotic context dependency of perennial crop yield.

PLoS One 2020 26;15(6):e0234546. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America.

Perennial crops in agricultural systems can increase sustainability and the magnitude of ecosystem services, but yield may depend upon biotic context, including soil mutualists, pathogens and cropping diversity. These biotic factors themselves may interact with abiotic factors such as drought. We tested whether perennial crop yield depended on soil microbes, water availability and crop diversity by testing monocultures and mixtures of three perennial crop species: a novel perennial grain (intermediate wheatgrass-Thinopyrum intermedium-- that produces the perennial grain Kernza®), a potential perennial oilseed crop (Silphium intregrifolium), and alfalfa (Medicago sativa). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7319328PMC

Global vulnerability of soil ecosystems to erosion.

Landsc Ecol 2020 Apr 10;35:823-842. Epub 2020 Mar 10.

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Deutscher Platz 5E, 04103 Leipzig, Germany; Institute of Biology, Leipzig University, Deutscher Platz 5e, 04103 Leipzig, Germany.

Context: Soil erosion is one of the main threats driving soil degradation across the globe with important impacts on crop yields, soil biota, biogeochemical cycles, and ultimately human nutrition.

Objectives: Here, using an empirical model, we present a global and temporally explicit assessment of soil erosion risk according to recent (2001-2013) dynamics of rainfall and vegetation cover change to identify vulnerable areas for soils and soil biodiversity.

Methods: We used an adaptation of the Universal Soil Loss Equation together with state of the art remote sensing models to create a spatially and temporally explicit global model of soil erosion and soil protection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10980-020-00984-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7316572PMC

Predicting copper toxicity in zebrafish larvae under complex water chemistry conditions by using a toxicokinetic-toxicodynamic model.

J Hazard Mater 2020 Jun 15;400:123205. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

Key Laboratory of Pollution Process and Environmental Criteria of Ministry of Education and Tianjin Key Laboratory of Environmental Remediation and Pollution Control, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, 300071, China.

Multiple water chemistry parameters influence metal toxicity in natural waters and accurate quantification of those influences may accelerate the development of site-specific water quality criteria (WQC) and further execute metal risk assessment for better protection of aquatic biota. Here, we investigated the effects of water chemistry parameters on copper (Cu) toxicity of larval zebrafish (Danio rerio) and then incorporated the effects of key parameters in a Toxicokinetic and Toxicodynamic (TK-TD) model. Further, the proposed TK-TD model was used to predict Cu toxicity in laboratory artificial waters as well as natural water samples. Read More

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The breadth of the Mexican Transition Zone as defined by its flowering plant generic flora.

PLoS One 2020 25;15(6):e0235267. Epub 2020 Jun 25.

Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico.

Biogeographic regions are defined by taxa with similar distribution patterns. Flowering plants have been widely used to propose biogeographic regionalization schemes because of shared historical or ecological factors that determine their distribution. The Mexican Transition Zone represents the boundary between the Nearctic and Neotropical kingdoms; however, there is no general agreement about the limits and extent of this region. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7316278PMC

Additive impacts of deoxygenation and acidification threaten marine biota.

Glob Chang Biol 2020 Jun 24. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) and Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC), Thuwal, 23955-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Deoxygenation in coastal and open-ocean ecosystems rarely exists in isolation but occurs concomitantly with acidification. Here, we first combine meta-data of experimental assessments from across the globe to investigate the potential interactive impacts of deoxygenation and acidification on a broad range of marine taxa. We then characterize the differing degrees of deoxygenation and acidification tested in our dataset using a ratio between the partial pressure of oxygen and carbon dioxide (pO /pCO ) to assess how biological processes change under an extensive, yet diverse range of pO and pCO conditions. Read More

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Developmental biology of reveals holozoan affinity, cryptic diversity, and adaptation to heterogeneous environments in the early Ediacaran Weng'an biota (Doushantuo Formation, South China).

Sci Adv 2020 Jun 12;6(24):eabb0083. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Life Sciences Building, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK.

The exceptional fossil preservation of the early Ediacaran Weng'an biota provides a unique window on the interval of Earth history in which animal lineages emerged. It preserves a diversity of similarly ornamented encysted developmental stages previously interpreted as different developmental stages of one taxon. Although is distinguished from other forms by a helical groove or canal, it has been interpreted as a developmental stage of cooccurring metazoan, nonmetazoan holozoan, or green algal taxa. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7292632PMC

Cryoconite Hole Location in East-Antarctic Untersee Oasis Shapes Physical and Biological Diversity.

Front Microbiol 2020 3;11:1165. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

Antarctic cryoconite holes (CHs) are mostly perennially ice-lidded and sediment-filled depressions that constitute important features on glaciers and ice sheets. Once being hydrologically connected, these microbially dominated mini-ecosystems provide nutrients and biota for downstream environments. For example, the East Antarctic Anuchin Glacier gradually melts into the adjacent perennially ice-covered Lake Untersee, and CH biota from this glacier contribute up to one third of the community composition in benthic microbial mats within the lake. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7284004PMC

Mercury and its form in a dammed reservoir ecosystem during the charging phase.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Jun 24. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

Key Laboratory of Reservoir Aquatic Environment, Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chongqing, 400714, China.

Throughout continents, reservoirs tend to have elevated methylmercury (MeHg) concentration transformed from mercury (Hg/total Hg). This impact may be pronounced in the reservoir with less velocity of water during the charging period resulted in the deposition of sediments. In sediments on favorable conditions, methylation may be enhanced by the decomposition of flood organic material, which can release Hg and enhance microbial activity. Read More

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First approaches to the depuration process of trace metals in the burrowing crab Neohelice granulata from a temperate wetland in South America: Bahía Blanca estuary, Argentina.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Jun 23. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Área de Oceanografía Química, CCT-CONICET, Instituto Argentino de Oceanografía (IADO), Camino La Carrindanga, km 7.5, Edificio E1, B8000FWB, Bahía Blanca, Pcia. de Bs. As., Argentina.

Trace metal contamination is among the major concerns of stakeholders due to its potential adverse effects on biota and humans, even at low concentrations. Few studies have recently focused on the ability of organisms to depurate trace metals from different tissues. Therefore, we carried out this study to evaluate the bioconcentration of trace metals (Cd, Zn, Pb, Ni, Mn, Fe, Cr, Cu) and the depuration process of these pollutants in two tissues (soft tissue and carapace) in an estuarine benthic crab model, Neohelice granulata. Read More

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Plastics everywhere: first evidence of polystyrene fragments inside the common Antarctic collembolan .

Biol Lett 2020 Jun 24;16(6):20200093. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

Department of Physical, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Siena, Siena 53100, Italy.

There is evidence and serious concern that microplastics have reached the most remote regions of the planet, but how far have they travelled in terrestrial ecosystems? This study presents the first field-based evidence of plastic ingestion by a common and central component of Antarctic terrestrial food webs, the collembolan . A large piece of polystyrene (PS) foam (34 × 31 × 5 cm) covered by microalgae, moss, lichens and microfauna was found in a fellfield along the shores of the Fildes Peninsula (King George Island). The application of an improved enzymatic digestion coupled with Fourier transform infrared microscopy (µ-FTIR), unequivocally detected traces of PS (less than 100 µm) in the gut of the collembolans associated with the PS foam and documented their ability to ingest plastic. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2020.0093DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7336848PMC

Geochemical evaluation of potentially toxic elements determined in surface sediment collected in an area under the influence of gold mining.

Mar Pollut Bull 2020 Jun 20;158:111384. Epub 2020 Jun 20.

Federal Institute of Bahia (IFBA), Tv. Santo Amaro, n° 44, Santo Amaro Campus, 44200-000 Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia, Brazil.

In this present paper, the distribution of toxic metals and sediment quality were evaluated in five sampling points of the Itapicuru-Mirim River located in the city of Jacobina, Bahia, Brazil. The concentration of the elements arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), mercury (Hg), manganese (Mn), nickel (Ni), lead (Pb), and zinc (Zn) were determined from sediment samples collected from the superficial layer (0-10 cm) in November 2013. After the samples' total decomposition, the total concentration of metals was determined by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP OES), except for Hg, which was measured by inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry (ICP AES). Read More

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Development of a capillary electrophoresis-mass spectrometry method for the analysis of metformin and its transformation product guanylurea in biota.

Anal Bioanal Chem 2020 Aug 22;412(20):4985-4996. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 18, Tübingen, Germany.

A method with capillary electrophoresis coupled to mass spectrometry was optimized to determine the uptake of metformin and its metabolite guanylurea by zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos and brown trout (Salmo trutta f. fario) exposed under laboratory conditions. Metformin was extracted from fish tissues by sonication in methanol, resulting in an absolute recovery of almost 90%. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00216-020-02759-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7334255PMC