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Evidence Package for the National Academies' Review 2006-2007

NIOSH Programs > Respiratory Diseases > Evidence Package > 3. Interstitial Lung Diseases > 3.2 Silica-Induced Respiratory Diseases

3.2g) RDRP Publications of Special Note Relating to Silica-Induced Disease

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  1. Hubbs AF, Minhas NS, Jones W, Greskevitch M, Battelli LA, Porter DW, Goldsmith WT, Frazer D, Landsittel DP, Ma JYC, Barger M, Hill K, Schwegler-Berry D, Robinson VA, Castranova V [2001]. Comparative pulmonary toxicity of 6 abrasive blasting agents. Toxicol Sci 61:135-143 (A3-45). (ISI Web of Science: cited 8 times as of 7/20/06)
  2. Porter DW, Hubbs AF, Robinson VA, Battelli LA, Greskevitch M, Barger M, Landsittel D, Jones W, Castranova V [2002]. Comparative pulmonary toxicity of blasting sand and five substitute abrasive blasting agents. J Toxicol Environ Health. Part A 65: 1121-1140 (A3-46). (ISI Web of Science: cited 4 times as of 7/20/06)
  3. Hubbs AF, Greskevitch M, Kuemple E, Suarez F, Toraason M [2005]. Abrasive blasting agents: designing studies to evaluate relative risk. Proceedings for the 2004 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference. J Toxicol Environ Health Part A 68: 999-1016 (A3-47).
  4. Craighead JE, Kleinerman J, Abraham JF, Gibbs AR, Vallyathan NV, Juliano EB [1998]. Diseases associated with exposure to silica and non-fibrous silicate minerals. Arch Pathol Lab Med 112: 673-720 (A3-48). (ISI Web of Science: cited 86 times as of 7/20/06)
  5. Porter DW, Ramsey D, Hubbs AF, Battelli L, Ma J, Barger M, Landsetter D, Robinson VA, McLaurin J, Khan A, Jones W,  Teass A, Castranova V [2001]. Time course of pulmonary response of rats to inhalation of crystalline silica: histological results and biochemical indices of damage, lipidosis and fibrosis. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 20 (Suppl 2): 1-14 (A3-58).
  6. Kuenpel WS, Tran C-L, Bailer AJ, Porter DW, Hubbs AF, Castranova V [2001]. Biological and statistical approaches to predicting human lung cancer risk from silica. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 20 (Suppl 2):15-22 (A3-59).
  7. Green FHY, Alhouse R, Weber KC [1989]. Prevalence of silicosis at death in underground coal miners. Am J Ind Med 16: 605-616 (A3-60). (ISI Web of Science: cited 7 times as of 7/20/06)
  8. Yucesoy B, Vallyathan V, Landsittel DP, Sharp DS, Weston A, Burlesson G, Semenov PP, McIntyre M, Luster MI [2001]. Association of TNF-alpha and IL-1 gene polymorphisms with silicosis. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 172:  75-82, 2001 (A3-61). (ISI Web of Science: cited 19 times as of 7/20/06)
  9. Gulumian M, Borm PJA, Vallyathan V, Castranova V, Donaldson K, Nelson G, Murray J [2006]. Mechanistically identified suitable biomarkers of exposure, effect and susceptibility for silicosis: A comprehensive review. J Toxicol Environ Health Part B.9 pp 1-39 (A3-62).
  10. Vallyathan V, Castranova V, Pack D, Leonard S, Shumaker S, Hubbs AF, Shoemaker DA, Ramsey DM, Pretty JR, McLaurin JL, Khan A, Teass A [1995]. Freshly fractured quartz inhalation leads to enhanced lung injury and inflammation: potential role of free radicals. Am J Crit Care Med 152: 1003-1009 (A3-67). (ISI Web of Science: cited 53 times as of 7/20/06)
  11. Castranova V, Pailes WH, Dalal NS, Miles PR, Bowman L, Vallyathan V, Pack D, Weber KC, Hubbs AF, Schwegler-Berry D, Xiang J, Dey R, Blackford J, Ma JYC, Barger M, Shoemaker DA, Pretty JR, Ramsey DM, McLaurin JL, Klan A, Baron PA, Childress CP, Stettler LE, Teass AW[1996]. Enhance pulmonary response to the inhalation of freshly fractured silica as compared to aged dust exposure. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 11: 937-941 (A3-68).
  12. Porter DW, Hubbs AF, Mercer RR, Robinson VA, Ramsey D, McLaurin J, Khan A, Battelli L, Brumbaugh K, Teass A, Castranova V [2004]. Progression of lung inflammation and damage in rats after cessation of silica inhalation. Toxicol Sci 79: 370- 381 (A3-69). (ISI Web of Science: cited 2 times as of 7/20/06)
  13. Vallyathan V, Shi X, Dalar NS, Irr W, Castranova V [1988]. Generation of free radicals from freshly fractured silica dust:  potential role in acute silica-induced lung injury. Am Rev Respir Dis 138: 1213-1219 (A3-70). (ISI Web of Science: cited 187 times as of 7/20/06)
  14. Ding M, Shi X, Lu YJ, Huang C, Leonard S, Roberts J, Antonini J, Castranova V Vallyathan V [2001]. Induction of activator protein -1 through reactive oxygen species by crystalline silica in JB6 cells. J Biol Chem 276: 9108-9144 (A3-71). (ISI Web of Science: cited 26 times as of 7/20/06)
  15. Goodman GB, Kaplan PD, Stachura I, Castranova V, Pailes WH, Lapp NL [1992]. Acute silicosis responding to corticosteroid therapy. Chest 101: 366-370 (A3-72). (ISI Web of Science: cited 14 times as of 7/20/06)
  16. Porter DW, Leonard SS, Castranova V [2006]. Particles and cellular oxidative stress. In: Donaldson K, Borm P, eds. The Toxicology of Particles pp119-138 (A3-76).
  17. Castranova V [2004]. Signaling pathways controlling the production of inflammatory mediators in response to crystalline silica exposure: Role of reactive oxygen/nitrogen species. Free Rad Biol Med 37: 916-925 (A3-77). (ISI Web of Science: cited 4 times as of 7/20/06)
  18. Shi X, Castranova V, Halliwell B, Vallyathan V [1998]. Reactive oxygen species and silica-induced carcinogenesis. J Toxicol Environ Health Reviews Part B. 1: 181-197 (A3-78). (ISI Web of Science: cited 82 times as of 7/20/06)
  19. Zeidler PC, Castranova V [2004]. Role of nitric oxide in pathologic responses of the lung to exposure to environmental/occupational agents. Redox Report 9: 7-18 (A3-79). (ISI Web of Science: cited 2 times as of 7/20/06)


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