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Peertechz Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology


Recent articles to be released shortly in Volume-3

Environmental communication in Moroccan enterprises: progress, transition and practice

Published On: October 26, 2017 | Pages: 080 - 085

Author(s): Nadia Haouari, Abdelhadi Makan* and Abderrahmene El Ghmari
This study consists essentially of a review of the available literature sources concerned about environmental communication aspect and its context in Moroccan enterprises. Firstly, the progress and effort made to anchor environmental communication and sustainable development principles are presented despite difficulties encountered to meet this challenge. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/pjest.000016

Particulate matter (PM10) and oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) each independently predict respiratory emergency outcomes

Published On: June 30, 2017 | Pages: 074 - 079

Author(s): Seán Cournane, Richard Conway, Declan Byrne, Deirdre O’Riordan, Seamus Coveney and Bernard Silke*
Background: The impact of environmental air pollutants on the outcome of an emergency hospitalisation of respiratory patients has received limited study. We report on how levels of pollutants, particulate matter levels (PM10) and oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) infl uence hospital outcomes (30-day inhospital mortality). ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/pjest.000015

PON1 Inter-individual Enzymatic activity variation as a predictor of OPC toxicity in agricultural workers presented to PCCASU, Egypt

Published On: May 29, 2017 | Pages: 068 - 073

Author(s): Mohamed Safwat Soliman, Manal El-Sayed Abd El Salam, Mahmoud Lotfy Sakr, Marwa M Fawzi* and Aya Shawky Khater
Organophosphate compounds result in numerous toxicities because of their widespread usage and easy accessibility especially in the developing world’s agricultural communities. PON1 activity towards OPCs shows inter individual variations. Isoforms of the enzyme differing in their PON1 activity result from amino acid substitutions at positions 192 which is glutamine (Q) ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/pjest.000014

Nanoparticles in Biosolids: Effect on Soil Health and Crop Growth

Published On: April 17, 2017 | Pages: 059 - 067

Author(s): Abioye O Fayiga* and Uttam K Saha
Nanoparticles are becoming popular from their use in medicine for therapy, diagnostics and imaging, in pharmacy for drug delivery, to its use in electronics, engineering and manufacturing industries. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/pjest.000013

Removal of 17-α Ethinylestradiol from Water Systems by Adsorption on Polyacrylonitrile Beads: Isotherm and Kinetics Studies

Published On: April 07, 2017 | Pages: 048 - 058

Author(s): Luigi Mita, Maurizio Forte, Adriana Rossi, Claudia Adamo, Sergio Rossi, Damiano Gustavo Mita*, Marco Guida, Marianna Portaccio, Tzonka Godievargova, Ivanov Yavour, Mohamed Samir and Mohy Eldin
An investigation on the removal of 17-a-Ethinyl Estradiol (EE2) from aqueous solutions using Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) beads has been carried out under closed conditions. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/pjest.000012