Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 217

Table of Content: July-December 2022; 14(2)

October 2022

Fish consumption, awareness of fish advisories, and body burden of contaminants among the Milwaukee urban anglers: A biomonitoring study

The Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern (AOC) has been impacted by toxic pollutants, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and heavy metals. During 2017-2019, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services conducted a biomonitoring study with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to examine contaminant exposures among Milwaukee urban anglers who consumed locally sport-caught fish. Questionnaires were...

Author(s): Xiaofei He, Carrie Tomasallo, Zheng Li, Amy Schultz, Maria Kamenetsky, Andreas Sjodin, Julianne Botelho, Jeffrey Jarrett and Jonathan Meiman  

December 2022

Benzene, toluene, ethylene and xylene (BTEX) is implicated in gasoline-induced oxidative stress in male albino Wistar rats

This study determined plasma and liver tissue benzene, toluene, ethylene and xylene (BTEX), malondialdehyde (MDA), reduced glutathione (GSH), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) status in rats orally exposed to gasoline. Sixteen adult male Wistar rats (210.0 ± 20.0 g), distributed into control and test groups, of eight rats each were used. Rats in test group were administered 2.0 mLkg-1...

Author(s): Friday E. Uboh, Saviour U. Ufot, Uduak O. Luke and Eve Mboso