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Dietary Supplementation of Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) Alters Ovarian Functions of Xylene-Exposed Mice.

The onset of ovarian folliculogenesis in mice was dependent on the degree of ovarian folliculogenesis. Flaxseed was found to reduce and prevent the ovary's most common side effects of xylene. In addition, the ability of gonadotropins to influence ovarian hormone release and prevent its reaction to xylene has been demonstrated. These findings indicate that flaxseed and possibly gonadotropins may be natural guards of a female reproductive system against the adverse effects of xylene.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/life12081152


Highly selective hydropyrolysis of lignin waste to benzene, toluene and xylene in presence of zirconia supported iron catalyst.

Fe/ZrO2 was able to selectively produce BTX and cycloalkenes, as well as heavily deoxygenate the HyPy oil to about 5 wt% oxygen content, resulting in an oil with a carbon content of 85. 5 percent in C5-C10 hydrocarbons. Fe/ZrO2's high selectivity was attributed to the presence of iron oxophilicity, the potential of zero-valent iron, the strong dispersion of Fe nanoparticles on the support, and the presence of mesopores and acid sites, which heightened the interactions between the reacting species and the catalyst surface.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2022.127727


Risk assessment and dose-effect of co-exposure to benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene, and styrene (BTEXS) on pulmonary function: A cross-sectional study.

In 2020, respectively, lung function and exposure levels for 635 workers were determined by spirometry and cumulative exposure dose of BTEXS. The decrease in FVC% predicted and the danger of lung ventilation dysfunction were both highly correlated with BTEXS individuals, according to the study. In addition, the smoking condition and age modified pulmonary function damage associated with BTEXS. To determine the total effect of lung function damage caused by the BTEXS mixture, standardized weighted quantile sum regressions were used. Between -1. 136 and -1. 230, our results show that wqs, an index of weighted quartiles for BTEXS, could have been closely associated with the decrease in FVC and FEV1% predicted with the coefficients [95% confidence intervals] between -1. 136 and -1. 230. Our new findings demonstrated the dose-response relationships between pulmonary function impairment and the BTEXS mixture, as well as identifying the potential key contaminants in the BTEXS mixture.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119894


Identification and Quantitation of Aqueous Single- and Multianalyte Solutions of the Isomers Ethylbenzene, m-, p-, and o-Xylene Using a Single Specifically Tailored Sensor Coating and Estimation Theory-Based Signal Processing.

The isomer-specific measurement and determination of m-, p-, and ethylbenzene are found as a blends in aqueous solutions at concentrations ranging from 100 to 1200 ppb by volume. To optimize the sensor coating's affinity for the four chemical isomers, a polystyrene-ditridecyl phthalate-blend coating was created by Hansen's solubility parameters and considering the dipole moment and polarizability of the analytical objectives and coating components. The four key coating sorption properties, sensitivity and response time constant, are determined by the dipole moments and polarizabilities of the four target analytes: coating sensitivity increases, coating sensitivity decreases, coating response time increases, coating response time lengthens; as analyte dipole moment decreases, coating sensitivity increases, coating permeability decreases, coating response time lengthens. To identify and quantify the isomers, sensor data was used with the established sensitivities and time constants for the intended purposes.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1021/acssensors.2c01024


The role of Fe3O4@biochar as electron shuttle in enhancing the biodegradation of gaseous para-xylene by aerobic surfactant secreted strains.

The magnetic Fe3O4@biochar composites were constructed as electron shuttles to accelerate extracellular electron exchange during the process of biodegradation of volatile organic compounds and provide theoretical assistance for purifying waste gas containing PX, two self-producing biosurfactant strains were used to increase biodegradation of volatile organic compounds and provide theoretical guidance for purifying waste gas containing PX. Enterobacter sp. 's biodegradation time of PX is 24-hours, according to Enterobacter sp. In addition, Fe3O4@biochar's effect on the bacterial biosurfactant secretion, self-enzyme production, and PX growth inhibition were investigated. Potential electron transport pathways were identified for Fe3O4@biochar's electron transport capacity, which was 4. 583 mmol /g determined by electrochemical reduction and mediated electrochemical oxidation by mediated electrochemical reduction and mediated electrochemical oxidation. By gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, the potential PX biodegradation products of HN01 and HN02 were identified. Fe3O4@biochar can be used as an electronic shuttle to accelerate extracellular electron exchange and greatly raise VOC removal rate, according to the study.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129475


VOC Mixture Sensing with a MOF Film Sensor Array: Detection and Discrimination of Xylene Isomers and Their Ternary Blends.

Both detection and detection of volatile organic compounds are critical in several applications. While pure VOCs can be detected by various sensors, true VOC recognition in mixtures, particularly of similar molecules, can be hampered by cross-sensitivities. Using an array of six gravimetric, quartz crystal microbalance -based sensors coated with selected MOF films with varying isomer affinities, we can detect and identify ternary xylene isomer mixtures. In addition to the attractive interaction between the analytes and the MOF film, the isomer discrimination is triggered by the rigid crystalline framework sterically limiting the access of the isomers to various adsorption centers in the MOFs. For each pure isomer, each sensor array has a very low limit of detection of 1 ppm, as well as allows for the isomer discrimination in mixtures. 16 different ternary o-p-m-xylene mixtures were identified with high classification accuracy at 100 ppm.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1021/acssensors.2c00301

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