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Schapira M, Manor O, Golan N, Kalo D, Mordehay V, Kirshenbaum N, Goldsmith R, Chefetz B, Paltiel O. 2020. Involuntary human exposure to carbamazepine: A cross-sectional study of correlates across the lifespan and dietary spectrum. Environment International 143:105951. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105951

Topaz T, Boxall A, Suari Y, Egozi R, Sade T, Chefetz B. Ecological Risk Dynamics of Pharmaceuticals in Micro-Estuary Environments. Environ Sci Technol. 2020 Sep 15;54(18):11182-11190. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02434.

Topaz T, Egozi R, Suari Y, Ben-Ari J, Sade T, Chefetz B, Yahel G. Environmental risk dynamics of pesticides toxicity in a Mediterranean micro-estuary. Environ Pollut. 2020 Oct;265(Pt B):114941. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114941.

Gorovits R, Sobol I, Akama K, Chefetz B, Czosnek H. Pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater induce a stress response in tomato plants. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 5;10(1):1856. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-58776-z.

Fu Q, Malchi T, Carter LJ, Li H, Gan J, Chefetz B. 2019. Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products: From Wastewater Treatment into Agro-Food Systems. Environmental Science and Technology 53(24):14083-14090. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b06206.

Komsky-Elbaz A, Kalo D, Roth Z. 2020. Effect of aflatoxin B1 on bovine spermatozoa's proteome and embryo's transcriptome. Reproduction 160(5):709-723. doi: 10.1530/REP-20-0286.

Roth Z, Komsky-Elbaz A, Kalo D. 2020. Effect of environmental contamination on female and male gametes - A lesson from bovines. Animal Reproduction 7(3):e20200041. doi: 10.1590/1984-3143-AR2020-0041.

Kalo D, Komsky-Elbaz A, Roth Z. 2019. A warning sign: The Impact of Environmental and food contaminants on cow reproduction. IsraelAgri- World Food Day 2019; Israel Agricultural Technology Hub.

Berman T, Barnett-Itzhaki Z, Göen T, Hamama Z, Axelrod R, Keinan-Boker L, Shimony T, Goldsmith R. Organophosphate pesticide exposure in children in Israel: Dietary associations and implications for risk assessment. Environ Res. 2020 Mar;182:108739. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108739.

Kohl A, Golan N, Cinnamon Y, Genin O, Chefetz B, Sela-Donenfeld D. 2019. A proof of concept study demonstrating that environmental levels of carbamazepine impair early stages of chick embryonic development. Environment International 129: 583-594.

Kalo D, Vitorino Carvalho A, Archilla C, Duranthon V, Moroldo M, Levin Y, Kupervaser M, Smith Y, Roth Z. 2019. Mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (MEHP) induces transcriptomic alterations in oocytes and their derived blastocysts. Toxicology. 421:59-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.tox.2019.04.016

Ben Mordechay, E., Tarchitzky, J., Chen, Y., Shenker, M., Chefetz, B. 2018. personal care products for plant uptake: A case study with carbamazepine. Environmental Pollution 232: 164-172.

Ein-Mor, E., Ergaz-Shaltiel, Z., Berman, T., Göen, T., Natsheh, J., Haimov-Kochman, R., Calderon-Margalit, R. 2018. Decreasing urinary organophosphate pesticides metabolites among pregnant women and their offspring in Jerusalem: Impact of regulatory restrictions on agricultural OP use? 2018. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health S1438-4639(17)30860-x.

Kalo D, Roth Z. 2017 Low level of mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate reduces oocyte developmental competence in association with impaired gene expression. Toxicology. 377:38-48. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2016.12.005. Epub 2016 Dec 15.

Abdeen, Z., Berman, T., Azmi, K., Abu Seir, R., Agha, H., Ein-Mor, E., Goeen, T., Stein, Y., Richter, E. & Calderon-Margalit, R. 2016. Urinary organophosphate metabolite levels in Palestinian pregnant women: results of the Middle East Regional Cooperation Project. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 26, 254-266.

Berman, T., Goldsmith, R., Levine, H. & Grotto, I. 2016. Human biomonitoring in Israel: Recent results and lessons learned. International Journal of Hygiene Environ Health, 16, 30107-9.

Chiu, Y.-H., Gaskins, A. J., Williams, P. L., Mendiola, J., Jorgensen, N., Levine, H., Hauser, R., Swan, S. H. & Chavarro, J. E. 2016. Intake of fruits and vegetables with low-to-moderate pesticide residues is positively associated with semen-quality parameters among young healthy men. Journal of Nutrition, 146, 1084-1092.

Fedorova, G., Ben Ari, J., Tadmor, G., Paltiel, O. & Chefetz, B. 2016. Environmental exposure to pharmaceuticals: A new technique for trace analysis of carbamazepine and its metabolites in human urine. Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 213, 308-13.

Komsky-Elbaz, A. & Roth, Z. 2016. Effect of the herbicide atrazine and its metabolite DACT on bovine sperm quality. Reproduction Toxicology, 67, 15-25.

Le Moal, J., Sharpe, R. M., Jorgensen, N., Levine, H., Jurewicz, J., Mendiola, J., Swan, S. H., Virtanen, H., Christin-Maitre, S., Cordier, S., Toppari, J., Hanke, W. & Network, H. 2016. Toward a multi-country monitoring system of reproductive health in the context of endocrine disrupting chemical exposure. European Journal of Public Health, 26, 76-83.

Martino-Andrade, A. J., Liu, F., Sathyanarayana, S., Barrett, E. S., Redmon, J. B., Nguyen, R. H., Levine, H. & Swan, S. H. 2016. Timing of prenatal phthalate exposure in relation to genital endpoints in male newborns. Andrology, 7, 12180.

Paltiel, O., Fedorova, G., Tadmor, G., Kleinstern, G., Maor, Y. & Chefetz, B. 2016. Human exposure to wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in fresh produce: A randomized controlled trial focusing on carbamazepine. Environmental Science & Technology, 50, 4476-4482.

Seiwert, B., Golan-Rozen, N., Weidauer, C., Riemenschneider, C., Chefetz, B., Hadar, Y. & Reemtsma, T. 2015. Electrochemistry combined with LC-HRMS: Elucidating transformation products of the recalcitrant pharmaceutical compound carbamazepine generated by the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus. Environmental Science & Technology, 49, 12342-12350.

Malchi, T., Maor, Y. & Chefetz, B. 2015. Comments on "Human health risk assessment of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in plant tissue due to biosolids and manure amendments, and wastewater irrigation". Environment International, 82, 110-112.

Levine, H., Berman, T., Goldsmith, R., Goeen, T., Spungen, J., Novack, L., Amitai, Y., Shohat, T. & Grotto, I. 2015. Urinary concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Israeli adults: Demographic and life-style predictors. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 218, 123-131.

Levine, H. & Swan, S. H. 2015. Is dietary pesticide exposure related to semen quality? Positive evidence from men attending a fertility clinic. Human Reproduction, 30, 1287-9.

Golan-Rozen, N., Seiwert, B., Riemenschneider, C., Reemtsma, T., Chefetz, B. & Hadar, Y. 2015. Transformation pathways of the recalcitrant pharmaceutical compound carbamazepine by the white-rot Fungus Pleurotus ostreatus: Effects of growth conditions. Environmental Science & Technology, 49, 12351-12362.

Kalo, D., Hadas, R., Furman, O., Ben-Ari, J., Maor, Y., Patterson, D. G., Tomey, C. & Roth, Z. 2015. Carryover effects of acute DEHP exposure on ovarian function and oocyte developmental competence in lactating cows. Plos One, 10.

Kalo, D. & Roth, Z. 2015. Effects of mono(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate on cytoplasmic maturation of oocytes - The bovine model. Reproductive Toxicology, 53, 141-151.

Malchi, T., Maor, Y., Tadmor, G., Shenker, M. & Chefetz, B. 2014. Irrigation of root vegetables with treated wastewater: Evaluating uptake of pharmaceuticals and the associated human health risks. Environmental Science & Technology, 48, 9325-9333.

Goldstein, M., Shenker, M. & Chefetz, B. 2014. Insights into the uptake processes of wastewater-borne pharmaceuticals by vegetables. Environmental Science & Technology, 48, 5593-5600.

Levine, H., Berman, T., Goldsmith, R., Goeen, T., Spungen, J., Novack, L., Amitai, Y., Shohat, T. & Grotto, I. 2013. Exposure to tobacco smoke based on urinary cotinine levels among Israeli smoking and nonsmoking adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the first Israeli human biomonitoring study. Bmc Public Health, 13.

Berman, T., Levine, H., Gamzu, R. & Grotto, I. 2012. Trends in reproductive health in Israel: implications for environmental health policy. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 1.

Grossman, D., Kalo, D., Gendelman, M. & Roth, Z. 2012. Effect of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and mono-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on in vitro developmental competence of bovine oocytes. Cell Biology and Toxicology, 28, 383-396.

Golan-Rozen, N., Chefetz, B., Ben-Ari, J., Geva, J. & Hadar, Y. 2011. Transformation of the recalcitrant pharmaceutical compound carbamazepine by Pleurotus ostreatus: Role of cytochrome P450 monooxygenase and manganese peroxidase. Environmental Science & Technology, 45, 6800-6805.

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