scientists-collaborateCollaborations with scientists at Brooks Applied Labs have yielded two new scientific publications. Through the efforts of Dr. Hakan Gürleyük, Russell Gerads, and the entire laboratory staff at BAL, research was made possible supporting two recent papers published in the journal Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology.

Health effects following subacute exposure to geogenic dusts from arsenic-rich sediment at the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area, Las Vegas, NV (DeWitt et. al., 8/1/16) describes the characterization of the toxicity of dust from these sediments, which contains a mixture of many metals and crystalline silica. View abstract and access full article

Reduction of hexavalent chromium by fasted and fed human gastric fluid. II. Ex vivo gastric reduction modeling (Kirman et. al., 9/1/16) provides insight into the reduction capacity and metabolic kinetics of hexavalent chromium in gastric fluid, which will dictate the toxicological significance of Cr(VI) ingestion. Read full article

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