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Assessing the potential of pharmaceuticals and their transformation products to cause mutagenic effects: Implications for gene expression profiling
The selection and prioritization of pharmaceuticals and their transformation products for evaluating effects on the environment and human health is a challenging task. One common approach is based on compounds (e.g., mixture ...
Urban wastewater treatment plants as hotspots for the release of antibiotics in the environment: A review
Urban wastewater treatment plants (UWTPs) are among the main sources of antibiotics' release into various compartments of the environment worldwide. The aim of the present paper is to critically review the fate and removal ...
Biodegradation potential of ofloxacin and its resulting transformation products during photolytic and photocatalytic treatment
The release of pharmaceuticals in the environment, as parent compounds, metabolites and transformation products, and the consequent risks posed to living organisms due to the unintended exposure of the latter to these ...