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[18] Robinson EM, Trumble SJ, Subedi B, Sanders R, Usenko, S* 2013 Selective pressurized liquid extraction of pesticides, PCBs, and PBDEs in a whale earplug (earwax): A novel method for analyzing organic contaminants in lipid-rich matrices. Accepted by Journal of Chromotography A, 1319, 14-20.

[17] Subedi B, Aguilar L, Williams ES, Brooks BW, Usenko, S* 2013 Selective Pressurized Liquid Extraction Technique Capable of Analyzing Dioxins, Furans, and PCBs in Clams and Crab Tissue. Accepted by Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.

[16] Trumble SJ, Robinson EM, Berman-Kowalewski M, Potter CW, Usenko, S.*2013 Bluewhale earplug reveals lifetime contaminant exposure and hormone profiles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110 (42),16922-16926.

[15] Furman, O., Usenko, S.* and Lau, B.L.T., 2013, Relative importance of the humic and fulvic fractions of natural organic matter in the aggregation and adsorption of silver nanoparticles. Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (3), 1349-1356. DOI: 10.1021/es303275g.

[14] Usenko, C.Y., Robinson, E.M., Bruce, E.D. and Usenko, S.* 2013, Uptake and Metabolism of Individual Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Congeners by Embryonic Zebrafish. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 32 (5): 1153-1160.

[13] Trumble, S.T., Robinson, E.M., Usenko, S.*, Davis, J. and Kanatous, S.B. 2012, Assessment of legacy and emerging persistent organic pollutants in Weddell seals, Leptonychotes weddellii near McMurdo Sound Antarctica. Science of the Total Environment, 439, 275-283.

[12] Subedi, B., Du, B., Chambliss, C.K., Koschorreck, J., Brooks, B.W., and Usenko, S.* 2012, Occurrence of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in German Fish Tissue: A National Study. Environmental Science and Technology, 46 (16). 9047-9054.

[11] Subedi, B., and Usenko, S.* 2012, Enhanced pressurized liquid extraction technique capable of analyzing polychlorodibenzo-p dioxins, polychlorodibenzofurans, and polychlorobiphenyls in fish tissue. Journal of Chromotography A. Vol. 1238, 30-37.

[10] Subedi, B., Mottaleb, M.A., Chambliss, C.K., Usenko, S. 2011, Simultaneous Analysis of Select Personal Care Products, Carbamazepine, and Diazepam in Fish Tissue Using Pressurized Liquid Extraction Combined with Silica Gel Cleanup. Journal of Chromatography A. Vol. 1218, Issue 37, 6278-6284.

[9] Usenko, C. Y.; Robinson, E. M.; Usenko, S.; Brooks, B. W.; Bruce, E. D. 2011, PBDE Developmental Effects on Embryonic Zebrafish. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30, 1865-1872.

[8] Genualdi, S. A.; Hageman, K. J.; Ackerman, L. K.; Usenko, S.; Simonich, S. L. M. 2011, Sources and Fate of Chiral Organochlorine Pesticides in Western Us National Park Ecosystems, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30, 1533-1538.

[7] Usenko, S., Simonich, S.M., Geiser, L., Campbell, D., Hageman, K., Landers, D.H. 2010, Sources and Deposition of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Western U.S. National Parks. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 4512–4518.

[6] Landers, D.H. Simonich, S.M., Jaffe, D., Geiser, L., Campbell, D., Schwindt, A., Schreck, C., Kent, M., Hafner, W., Taylor, H., Hageman, K., Usenko, S., Ackerman, L., Schrlau, J., Rose, N., Blett, T., Erway, M., 2010, The Western Airborne Contaminant Assessment Project (WACAP): An Interdisciplinary Evaluation of the Impacts of Airborne Contaminants in Western U.S. National Parks. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 855-859.

[5] Fulton, B.A., Brain, R.A., Usenko, S., Back, J.A, Brooks, B.W. 2010, Exploring Lemna gibba thresholds to nutrient and chemical stressors: Differential effects of triclosan on internal stoichiometry and nitrate uptake across a nitrogen:phosphorus gradient. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 12, 2587-2597.

[4] A.J. Ramirez, R.A. Brain, S. Usenko, M.A. Mottaleb, J.G. O'Donnel, L.L. Stahl, J.B. Wathen, B.D. Snyder, J.L. Pitt, P. Perez-Hurtado, L.L. Dobbins B.W. Brooks, C.K. Chambliss. 2009, Occurrence of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in fish tissues: Results of a national pilot study in the U.S. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 12, 2587-2597.

[3] Fulton, B.A., Brain, R.A., Usenko, S., Back, J.A, Ryan S King, R.S., Brooks, B.W. 2009, Influence of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Concentrations and Ratios on Lemna gibba Growth Responses to Triclosan in Laboratory and Stream Mesocosm Experiments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 12, 2610-2621.

[2] Dobbins, L.L., Usenko, S., Brain, R.A., Brooks, B.W. 2009, Probabilistic ecological hazard assessment of parabens using Daphnia magna and Pimephales promelas. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 12, 2744-2753.

[1] Mottaleb, M.A., Usenko, S., O'Donnel, J.G., l Ramirez, A.J., Brooks, B.W., Chambliss, K.C. 2009. Gas chromatography-mass Spectrometry Screening Method for Select UV Filters, Synthetic Musks, Alkylphenols, an Antimicrobial Agent, and an Insect Repellent in Fish. Journal of Chromatography A, Vol. 1216, Issue 5, 30, 815-823.


Usenko S*, Subedi B, Aguilar L, Robinson E (2013) Chapter 6 - High-Throughput Analysis of PPCPs, PCDD/Fs, and PCBs in Biological Matrices Using GC–MS/MS. Editors: Imma Ferrer and E. Michael Thurman. In Advanced Techniques in Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS-MS and GC-TOF-MS) for Environment, Elsevier.