• Agonistic and potentiating effects of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (Ppars) 

      Söderström, Sofie Karin; Lille-Langøy, Roger; Yadetie, Fekadu; Rauch, Mateusz; Milinski, Ana; Dejaegere, Annick; Stote, Roland H.; Goksøyr, Anders; Karlsen, Odd André (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Toxicity mediated by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and especially perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs), has been linked to activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (Ppar) in many vertebrates. Here, ...
    • Concentrations and endocrine disruptive potential of phthalates in marine mammals from the Norwegian Arctic 

      Routti, Heli Anna Irmeli; Harju, Mikael; Lühmann, Katharina; Aars, Jon; Ask, Amalie; Goksøyr, Anders; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This study investigated concentrations of phthalates (diesters of phthalic acids) in blubber/adipose tissue of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus), fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus), bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) ...
    • Establishment of killer whale (Orcinus orca) primary fibroblast cell cultures and their transcriptomic responses to pollutant exposure 

      Bjørneset, Juni; Blévin, Pierre; Bjørnstad, Pål Marius; Dalmo, Roy Ambli; Goksøyr, Anders; Harju, Mikael; Yadetie, Fekadu; Routti, Heli Anna Irmeli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Populations of killer whale (Orcinus orca) contain some of the most polluted animals on Earth. Yet, the knowledge on effects of chemical pollutants is limited in this species. Cell cultures and in vitro exposure experiments ...
    • Moving forward in microplastic research: A Norwegian perspective 

      Lusher, Amy; Hurley, Rachel; Arp, Hans Peter H; Booth, Andy; Bråte, Inger Lise Nerland; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Gomiero, Alessio; Gomes, Tania; Grøsvik, Bjørn Einar; Green, Norman; Haave, Marte; Hallanger, Ingeborg G.; Halsband, Claudia; Herzke, Dorte; Joner, Erik J; Kögel, Tanja; Rakkestad, Kirsten; Ranneklev, Sissel Brit; Wagner, Martin; Olsen, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Given the increasing attention on the occurrence of microplastics in the environment, and the potential envi-ronmental threats they pose, there is a need for researchers to move quickly from basic understanding to applied ...