Recent Publications


Updated: December 4, 2017


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Recent Publications

Adhami N, Shelley R, Starck SR, Flores C, and Martins Green M (2016) A health threat to bystanders living in the homes of smokers: How smoke toxins deposited on surfaces can cause insulin resistance. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0149510. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153382.

Adhami N, Chen Y, and Martins-Green M (2017) Biomarkers of Disease Can Be Detected as Early as Four Weeks After Initiation of Exposure to Third Hand Smoke. Clin Sci 131(19) 2409-2429. doi:

Bahl V, Shim HJ, Jacob P 3rd, Dias K, Schick S, Talbot P (2015) Thirdhand Smoke: Chemical Dynamics, Cytotoxicity, and Genotoxicity in Outdoor and Indoor Environments. Toxicology In Vitro 32:220-231. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2015.12.007.

Bahl V, Weng N, Schick S, Sleiman M, Whitehead J, Ibarra A, Talbot P (2016) Cytotoxicity of Thirdhand Smoke and Identification of Acrolein as a Volatile Thirdhand Smoke Chemical That Inhibits Cell Proliferation. Toxicological Sciences 150: 234-246. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfv327.

Bahl V, Johnson K, Phandthong G, Zahedi A, Schick SF, Talbot P (2016) Thirdhand Cigarette Smoke Causes Stress-Induced Mitochondrial Hyperfusion and Alters the Transcriptional Profile of Stem Cells. Toxicological Sciences 153:55-69. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfw102.

Flores C, Adhami N, Martins-Green M (2016) THS Toxins Induce Hepatic Steatosis by Altering Oxidative Stress and SIRT1 Levels. J Clin Toxicol 6:318. doi:10.4172/2161-0495.1000318.

Hang B, Snijders AM, Huang Y, Schick SF, Wang P, Xia Y, Havel C, Jacob P 3rd, Benowitz N, Destaillats H, Gundel LA, Mao JH (2017) Early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke affects body mass and the development of immunity in mice. Scientific Reports 7:41915. doi:10.1038/srep41915.

Hang B, Wang P, Zhao Y, Sarker A, Chenna A, Xia Y, Snijders AM, Mao JH (2017) Adverse Health Effects of Thirdhand Smoke: From Cell to Animal Models. Int J Mol Sci. Apr 28;18(5). pii: E932. doi:10.3390/ijms18050932.

Hang B, Wang Y, Huang Y, Wang P, Langley SA, Bi L, Sarker AH, Schick SF, Havel C, Jacob P 3rd, Benowitz N, Destaillats H, Tang X, Xia Y, Gundel LA, Mao JH, and Snijders AM. Short-term early exposure to thirdhand cigarette smoke increases lung cancer incidence in mice. Submitted to Carcinogenesis, Nov. 2017. Manuscript number CARCIN-2017-00489.

Jacob P 3rd, Benowitz NL, Destaillats H, Gundel LA, Hang B, Martins-Green M, Matt G, Quintana P, Samet JM, Schick SF, Talbot P, Aquilina N, Hovell MF, Mao J-H, Whitehead T (2016) Thirdhand Smoke: New Evidence, Challenges, and Future Directions. Chemical Research in Toxicology 2017, 30(1):270–294. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00343.

Matt GE, Quintana PJE, Fortmann AL, Zakarian JM, Galaviz, VE, Chatfield DA, Hoh, E, Hovell MF, Winston C (2014) Thirdhand smoke and exposure in California hotels: non-smoking rooms fail to protect non-smoking hotel guests from tobacco smoke exposure. Tob Control 23(3):264 - 272. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050824.

Northrup TF, Khan AM, Jacob P 3rd, Benowitz NL, Hoh E, Hovell MF, Matt GE, Stotts AL (2015) Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients. Tobacco Control

Northrup TF, Jacob P 3rd, Benowitz NL, Ho E, Quintana PJ, Hovell MF, Matt GE, Stotts AL (2016) Thirdhand Smoke: State of the Science and a Call for Policy Expansion. Public Health Rep 131(2): 233-238. doi:10.1177/003335491613100206.

Samet JM, Chanson D, Wipfli H (2015) The challenges of limiting exposure to THS in vulnerable populations. Curr. Environ. Health Rep. 2(3) 215-225. doi:10.1007/s4057201500601.

Sarker AH, Chatterjee A, Williams M, Lin S, Havel C, Jacob P 3rd, Boldogh I, Hazra TK, Talbot P, and Hang B (2014) NEIL2 protects against oxidative DNA damage induced by sidestream smoke in human cells. PLoS ONE Mar 3; 9(3):e90261. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090261.

Schick SF, Farraro KF, Perrino C, Sleiman M, van de Vossenberg G, Trinh MP, Hammond SK, Jenkins BM, Balmes JR (2014) Thirdhand cigarette smoke in an experimental chamber: evidence of surface deposition of nicotine, nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and de novo formation of NNK. Tob Control 23(2):152-158. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050915.

Sleiman M, Logue JM, Luo W, Pankow JF, Gundel LA, Destaillats H (2014) Inhalable constituents of thirdhand tobacco smoke: Chemical characterization and health impact considerations. Environ. Sci. Technol 48:13093-13101. doi:10.1021/es5036333.

Whitehead TP, Havel C, Metayer C, Benowitz NL, Jacob P 3rd (2015) Tobacco alkaloids and tobacco-specific nitrosamines in dust from homes of smokeless tobacco users, active smokers, and nontobacco users. Chem Res Toxicol 28(5):1007-14. doi :10.1021/acs.chemrestox.5b00040.

Waldo SW, Brenner DA, McCabe JM, Dela Cruz M, Long B, Narla VA, Park J, Kulkarn A, Sinclair E, Chan SY, Schick SF, Malik N, Ganz B, Hsue PY (2015) A novel, minimally-invasive method to sample human endothelial cells for molecular profiling. PLOS One, 10(5) e0126062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118081.

Xu B, Chen M, Yao M, et al. (2015) Metabolomics reveals metabolic changes in male reproductive cells exposed to thirdhand smoke. Scientific Reports 5:15512. doi:10.1038/srep15512.

Zahedi A, On V, Lin S, Bays B, Omaiye E, Bhanu B, Talbot P (2016) Evaluating cell processes, quality, and biomarkers in pluripotent stem cells using video bioinformatics. PLOS One 11(2): e0148642. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148642.

Zakarian J, Quintana PEJ, Winton CH, Matt GE (2017) Hotel smoking policies and their implementation: A survey of California hotel managers. Tobacco Induced Diseases 15:40: 9. doi:10.1186/s12971-017-0147-6.