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2022

Gabrielyan, B., Khosrovyan, A., Schultze, M. (2022). A review of anthropogenic stressors on Lake Sevan, ArmeniaJournal of Limnology, 81 (s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jlimnol.2022.2061 

Kahru, A. (2022). New challenges for ecotoxicology due to COVID-19 outbreak: focus on metal-based antimicrobials and single-use plastics. Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances, 6 (100056). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hazadv.2022.100056

Kahru, A. (2022). Teadusraha laekumine eeldab soolise võrdsuse kavaPostimees, 16.04.22.
https://www.akadeemia.ee/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/teadlase-pilguga.-anne-kahru.16.04.22.pdf

Khosrovyan, A., Aghajanyan, E., Avalyan, R., Atoyants, A., Sahakyan, L., Gabrielyan, B., Aroutiounian, R. (2022). Assessment of the mutagenic potential of the water of an urban river by means of two Tradescantia-based test systems. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 876–877, 503449. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mrgentox.2022.503449 

Khosrovyan, A., Binde Doria, H., Kahru, A., Pfenninger, M. (2022). Polyamide microplastic exposure elicits rapid, strong and genome-wide evolutionary response in the freshwater non-biting midge Chironomus riparius. Chemosphere, 299, 134452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.134452.

Khosrovyan, A., DelValls Casillas, T. A. (2022). Chapter Eleven – Advance in studies of CO2 acidification in freshwater ecosystems: sources, impacts, etc.
Editors: T.A. DelValls, I. Riba. CO2 Acidification in Aquatic Ecosystems, 183-198, ISBN 9780128235522. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-823552-2.00002-2

Khosrovyan, A., Kahru, A. (2022). Virgin and UV-weathered polyamide microplastics posed no effect on the survival and reproduction of Daphnia magnaPeerJ, 10:e13533. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.13533

Kubo, A.-L., Rausalu, K., Savest, N., Žusinaite, E., Vasiliev, G., Viirsalu, M., Plamus, T., Krumme, A., Merits, A., Bondarenko, O. (2022). Antibacterial and Antiviral Effects of Ag, Cu and Zn Metals, Respective Nanoparticles and Filter Materials Thereof against Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A Virus. Pharmaceutics14, 2549. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics14122549

Mortimer, M., Kahru, A. (2022). Nanomaterials and Microorganisms: From Green Synthesis to Antibacterial Applications in Medicine and Agriculture. Nanomaterials, 12, 4265. https://mdpi-res.com/d_attachment/nanomaterials/nanomaterials-12-04265/article_deploy/nanomaterials-12-04265.pdf?version=1669808898

Qiao, R., Mortimer, M., Richter, J., Rani-Borges, B., Yu, Z., Heinlaan, M., Lin, S., Ivask, A. (2022). Hazard of polystyrene micro-and nanospheres to selected aquatic and terrestrial organisms. Science of The Total Environment, 853, 158560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158560.

Rani-Borges, B., Meitern, R., Teesalu, P., Raudna-Kristoffersen, M., Kreitsberg, R., Heinlaan, M., Tuvikene, A., Ivask, A. (2022). Effects of environmentally relevant concentrations of microplastics on amphipods. Chemosphere, 309 (1), 136599. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136599.

Sihtmäe, M., Silm, E., Kriis, K., Kahru, A., Kanger, T. (2022). Aminocatalysts are more environmentally friendly than hydrogen-bonding catalystsChem-Sus-Chem. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202201045. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35686861.

Siigur, J., Siigur, E. (2022). Biochemistry and toxicology of proteins and peptides purified from the venom of Vipera berus berus. Toxicon X, 15, 100131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxcx.2022.100131

Truu, M., Ligi, T., Nõlvak, H., Peeb, A., Tiirik, K., Devarajan, A.K., Oopkaup, K., Kasemets, K., Kõiv-Vainik, M, Kasak, K., Truu, J. (2022). Impact of synthetic silver nanoparticles on the biofilm microbial communities and wastewater treatment efficiency in experimental hybrid filter system treating municipal wastewater. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 440. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129721

Vihodceva, S., Šutka, A., Otsus, M., Vija, H., Grase, L., Kahru, A., Kasemets, K. (2022). Visible-Light Active Flexible and Durable Photocatalytic Antibacterial Ethylene-co-vinyl Acetate—Ag/AgCl/α-Fe2O3 Composite Coating. Nanomaterials, 12, 1984. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano12121984

Volokhova, M., Shugai, A., Tsujimoto, M., Kubo, A.-L., Telliskivi, S., Nigul, M., Uudeküll, P., Vija, H., Bondarenko, O. M., Adamson, J., Kahru, A., Stern, R., Seinberg, L. (2022). Cubic Iron Core–Shell Nanoparticles Functionalized to Obtain High-Performance MRI Contrast Agents. Materials, 15 (6), 2228. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15062228

2021

Andón, F. T., Bondarenko, O. (2021). Recent Discoveries in Nanoparticle–Macrophage Interactions: In Vitro Models for Nanosafety Testing and Novel Nanomedical Approaches for Immunotherapy. Nanomaterials11 (11), 2971. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11112971

Bartkova, S., Kahru, A., Heinlaan, M., Scheler, O. (2021). Techniques used for analyzing microplastics, antimicrobial resistance and microbial community composition: a mini-review. Frontiers in Microbiology . https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.603967

Blinova, I., Lukjanova, A., Reinik, J., Kahru, A. (2021). Concentration of lanthanides in the Estonian environment: a screening study. Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances, 4, 100034. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hazadv.2021.100034

Blinova, I., Lukjanova, A., Vija, H., Kahru, A. (2021). Long-Term Toxicity of Gadolinium to the Freshwater Crustacean Daphnia magna. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00128-021-03388-0

Bondarenko, L., Terekhova, V., Kahru, A., Dzhardimalieva, G., Kelbysheva, E., Tropskaya, N., Kydralieva, K. (2021). Sample preparation considerations for surface and crystalline properties and ecotoxicity of bare and silica-coated magnetite nanoparticles. RSC Advances, 11 (51), 32227−32235. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1RA05703K

Bondarenko, O., Mortimer, M., Kahru, A., Feliu, N., Javed, I., Kakinen, A., Lin, S., Xia, T., Song, Y., Davis, T.P., Lynch, I., Parak, W.J., Leong, D.T., Ke, P.C., Chen, C., Zhao, Y. (2021). Nanotoxicology and nanomedicine: The Yin and Yang of nano-bio interactions for the new decade. Nano Today, 39, 101184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nantod.2021.101184

Bondarenko, O., Saarma, M. (2021). Neurotrophic Factors in Parkinson’s Disease: Clinical Trials, Open Challenges and Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery to the Brain. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 15:682597. https://doi.org/10.3389/fncel.2021.682597

Jemec Kokalj, A., Dolar, A., Titova, J., Visnapuu, M., Škrlep, L., Drobne, D., Vija, H., Kisand, V., Heinlaan, M. (2021). Long term exposure to virgin and recycled LDPE microplastics induced minor effects in the freshwater and terrestrial crustaceans Daphnia magna and Porcellio scaber. Polymers, 13 (5). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13050771.

Joonas, E., Olli, K., Kahru, A., Aruoja, V. (2021) Biodiversity and functional trait effects on copper toxicity in a proof-of-concept multispecies microalgal assay. Algal Research, 55 (102204). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2021.102204

Kahru, A. (2021). Naised teaduses koroona-ajal, ent mitte ainult sellest. Marling, R., Sander, K., Raju, M., Pajumets, M. Teel tasakaalustatud ühiskonda (196-198)https://vordsuskeskus.ee/sites/default/files/2021-11/TEEL%20TASAKAALUSTATUD%20ÜHISKONDA%20III.pdf 

Kahru, A., Kasemets, K., Blinova, I., Heinlaan, M., Bondarenko, O., Khosrovyan, A. (2021). Evaluation of biological effects of nanomaterials: Cost-efficient tool box and corona challenges. Public Health Toxicology, 1, (Supplement 1):A19. https://doi.org/10.18332/pht/142081

Kahru, A., Mortimer, M. (2021). Advances in Nanotoxicology: Towards Enhanced Environmental and Physiological Relevance and Molecular Mechanisms. Nanomaterials, 11 (4), 919. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11040919

Kasemets, K., Kurvet, I., Vija, H., Sihtmäe, M., Kahru, A. (2021). Design and antimicrobial profiling of silver-chitosan nanocomposites for biomedical applications. Public Health Toxicology, 1, (Supplement 1):A18. https://doi.org/10.18332/pht/142080

Khosrovyan, A., Kahru, A. (2021) Evaluation of the potential toxicity of UV-weathered virgin polyamide microplastics to non-biting midge Chironomus riparius. Environmental Pollution, 287, 117334. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117334

Konrad, N., Horetski, M., Sihtmäe, M., Truong, K.-N., Osadchuk, I., Burankova, T., Kielmann, M., Adamson, J., Kahru, A., Rissanen, K., Senge, M. O., Borovkov, V., Aav, R., Kananovich, D. (2021). Thiourea Organocatalysts as Emerging Chiral Pollutants: En Route to Porphyrin-Based (Chir)Optical Sensing. Chemosensors, 9 (10). https://doi.org/10.3390/chemosensors9100278

Kubo, A-L., Kasemets, K., Vija, H., Sihtmäe, M., Aruoja, V., Heinlaan, M., Blinova, I., Bondarenko, O., Kahru, A. (2021). Services for Environmental Safety and Toxicity Testing of Chemicals. 2021: IFEH 4th World Academic Conference on Environmental Health – Book of Abstracts. https://ojs.vvg.hr/index.php/IFEH/article/view/94

Kusumahastuti, D.K.A., Sihtmäe, M., Aruoja, V., Gathergood, N., Kahru, A. (2021). Ecotoxicity profiling of a library of 24 l-phenylalanine derived surface-active ionic liquids (SAILs). Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 19, 100369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scp.2020.100369

Pötzelsberger, E., Gossner, M. M., Beenken, L. et al. (2021). Biotic threats for 23 major non-native tree species in EuropeScientific Data, 8, 210. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00961-4 

Siigur, J., Siigur, E. (2021). Snake Venom Nucleases, Nucleotidases and Phosphomonoesterases. In: Stephen P. Mackessy. (Ed.). Handbook of venoms and toxins of reptiles. Second Edition, 431−444. CRC Press 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742: CRC Press © 2021 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Vihodceva, S., Šutka, A., Sihtmäe, M., Rosenberg, M., Otsus, M., Kurvet, I., Smits, K., Bikse, L., Kahru, A., & Kasemets, K. (2021). Antibacterial Activity of Positively and Negatively Charged Hematite (α-Fe2O3) Nanoparticles to Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and Vibrio fischeri. Nanomaterials, 11(3), 652. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11030652

 

2020

Blinova, I., Muna, M., Heinlaan, M., Lukjanova, A., Kahru, A. (2020). Potential Hazard of Lanthanides and Lanthanide-Based Nanoparticles to Aquatic Ecosystems: Data Gaps, Challenges and Future Research Needs Derived from Bibliometric Analysis. Nanomaterials, 10(2), 328. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10020328

Bondarenko, L., Kahru, A., Terekhova, V., Dzhardimalieva, G., Uchanov, P., Kydralieva, K. (2020). Effects of Humic Acids on the Ecotoxicity of Fe3O4 Nanoparticles and Fe-Ions: Impact of Oxidation and Aging. Nanomaterials, 10(10), 1−18. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10102011

Dunne, C. P.,  Askew, P. D., Papadopoulos, T., Gouveia, I. C., Ahonen, M., Modic, M., Azevedo, N. F., Schulte S., Cosemans, P., Kahru, A., Murzyn, K., Keevil, C. W., Riool, M., Keinänen-Toivola, M. M., on behalf on the AMiCI Consortium (2020). Anti-Microbial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious disease: a consensus view from the AMiCl COST Action. Journal of Hospital Infection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.04.006

Galić, E., Ilić, K., Hartl, S., Tetyczka, C., Kasemets, K., Kurvet, I., Milić, M., Barbir, R., Pem, B., Erceg, I., Sikirić, M.D., Pavičić, I., Roblegg, E., Kahru, A., Vinković Vrček, I. (2020). Impact of surface functionalization on the toxicity and antimicrobial effects of selenium nanoparticles considering different routes of entry. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 144, 111621. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2020.111621

Heinlaan, M., Kasemets, K., Aruoja, V., Blinova, I., Bondarenko, O., Lukjanova, A., Khosrovyan, A., Kurvet, I., Pullerits, M., Sihtmäe, M., Vasiliev, G., Vija, H., Kahru, A. (2020). Hazard evaluation of polystyrene nanoplastic with nine bioassays did not show particle-specific acute toxicity. Science of The Total Environment, 707, 136073. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136073

Khosrovyan, A., Gabrielyan, B., Kahru, A. (2020). Ingestion and effects of virgin polyamide microplastics on Chironomus riparius adult larvae and adult zebrafish Danio rerio. Chemosphere, 259, 127456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127456

Khosrovyan, A., Kahru, A. (2020). Evaluation of the hazard of irregularly-shaped co-polyamide microplastics on the freshwater non-biting midge Chironomus riparius through its life cycle. Chemosphere, 244, 125487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125487

Kubo, A.-L., Vasiliev, G., Vija, H., Krishtal, J., Tõugu, V., Visnapuu, M., Kisand, V., Kahru, A., Bondarenko, O.M. (2020). Surface carboxylation or PEGylation decreases CuO nanoparticles’ cytotoxicity to human cells in vitro without compromising their antibacterial properties. Archives of Toxicology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-020-02720-7

Pietsch, F., O’Neill, A. J., Ivask, A., Jenssen, H., Inkinen, J., Kahru, A., Ahonen, M., Schreiber, F. (2020). Selection of resistance by antimicrobial coatings in the healthcare setting. Journal of Hospital Infection. doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.06.006

Pötzelsberger, E., Lapin, K., Brundu, G., Adriaens, T., Andonovski, V., et al. (2020). Mapping the patchy legislative landscape of non-native tree species in EuropeForestry: An International Journal of Forest Research93 (4), 567–586https://doi.org/10.1093/forestry/cpaa009

Rosenberg, M.; Visnapuu, M.; Vija, H.; Kisand, V.; Kasemets, K.; Kahru, A.; Ivask, A. (2020). Selective antibiofilm properties and biocompatibility of nano-ZnO and nano-ZnO/Ag coated surfaces. Scientific Reports, 10 (1). doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-70169-w

Selmani, A., Ulm, L., Kasemets, K., Kurvet, I., Erceg, I., Barbir, R., Pem, B., Santini, P., Delač Marion, I., Vinković, T., Krivohlavek, A., Sikirić, M.D., Kahru, A., Vinković Vrček, I. (2020). Stability and toxicity of differently coated selenium nanoparticles under model environmental exposure settings. Chemosphere, 250, 126265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126265

Spiridonova, J.; Mere, A.; Krunks, M.; Rosenberg, M.; Kahru, A,; Danilson, M.; Krichevskaya, M.; Oja Acik, I. (2020). Enhanced Visible and Ultraviolet Light-Induced Gas-Phase Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2 Thin Films Modified by Increased Amount of Acetylacetone in Precursor Solution for Spray Pyrolysis. Catalysts, 10 (9). https://doi.org/10.3390/catal10091011

2019

Joonas, E., Aruoja, V., Olli, K., Kahru, A. (2019). Environmental safety data on CuO and TiO2 nanoparticles for multiple algal species in natural water: Filling the data gaps for risk assessment. Science of The Total Environment, 674, 973−980. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.446

Kasemets, K., Käosaar, S., Vija, H., Fascio, U., Mantecca, P. (2019). Toxicity of differently sized and charged silver nanoparticles to yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae BY4741: a nano-biointeraction perspective. Nanotoxicology, 13, 1041-1059. https://doi.org/10.1080/17435390.2019.1621401

Kusumahastuti, D. K. A., Sihtmäe, M., Gathergood, N., Kahru, A. (2019). Antibacterial activity of 24 L-phenylalanine derived surface-active ionic liquids (SAILs) towards two clinically relevant pathogens. Journal of International Scien tific Publications: Ecology & Safety 13, 16-28. https://www.scientific-publications.net/bg/article/1001856/

Kusumahastuti, D. K. A., Sihtmäe, M., Kapitanova, I. V., Karpicheva, Y., Gathergood, N., Kahru, A. (2019). Toxicity profiling of 24 l-phenylalanine derived ionic liquids based on pyridinium, imidazolium and cholinium cations and varying alkyl chains using rapid screening Vibrio fischeri bioassay. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 172, 556-565. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.12.076

Muna, M., Blinova, I., Kahru, A., Vinković Vrček, I., Pem, B., Orupõld, K., Heinlaan, M. (2019). Combined effects of test media and dietary algae on the toxicity of CuO and ZnO nanoparticles to freshwater microcrustaceans Daphnia magna and Heterocypris incongruens: food for thought. Nanomaterials, 9 (1), 23. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9010023

Pikula, K. S., Zakharenko, A. M., Aruoja, V., Golokhvast, K. S., Tsatsakis, A. M. (2019). Oxidative stress and its biomarkers in microalgal ecotoxicology. Current Opinion in Toxicologyt, 13, 8-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.446

Rahmani, R., Rosenberg, M., Ivask, A., Kollo, L. (2019). Comparison of mechanical and antibacterial properties of TiO2/Ag ceramics and Ti6Al4V-TiO2/Ag composite materials using combined SLM-SPS techniques. Metals, 9, 874. https://doi.org/10.3390/met9080874

Romero-Freire, A., Joonas, E., Muna, M., Cossu-Leguille, C., Vignati, D.A.L., Giamberini, L. (2019).  Assessment of the toxic effects of mixtures of three lanthanides (Ce, Gd, Lu) to aquatic biota. Science of the Total Environment, 661, 276−284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.155

Rosenberg, M., Azevedo, N. F., Ivask, A. (2019). Propidium iodide staining underestimates viability of adherent bacterial cells. Scientific Reports 9, e6483. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42906-3

Rosenberg, M., Ilić, K., Juganson, K., Ivask, A., Ahonen, M., Vinković Vrček, I., Kahru, A. (2019). Potential ecotoxicological effects of antimicrobial surface coatings: a literature survey backed up by analysis of market reports. PeerJ 7, e6315. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6315

Siigur, J., Aaspõllu, A., Siigur, E. (2019). Biochemistry and pharmacology of proteins and peptides purified from the venoms of the snakes Macrovipera lebetina subspecies. Toxicon, 158, 16-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2018.11.294


 


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