<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:13pt">Dear all,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px">
<span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:13pt"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:13pt">I am pleased to announce the publication of the following article:</span></p>
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</p><p class="MsoNormal"><font color="#1a1a1a" face="Arial"><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:17px">P. </span></font><span style="font-size:17px">Gago-Ferrero,</span><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:17px"> M. B. Alonso, </span></font></font><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:17px">C. Bertozzi, J. Marigo, </span><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:17px">L. Barbosa, M. Cremer, </span><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:17px">E. Secchi, C. </span><font color="#1a1a1a" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:17px">Domit, A. Azevedo, J</span></font><span style="font-size:17px;color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial">. Lailson-Brito, J. P. M. Torres, </span><span style="font-size:17px;color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial">O. Malm, E. Eljarrat, </span><font color="#1a1a1a" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:17px">M. S. Díaz-Cruz </span></font><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:17px">and D. Barceló</span></p>
<p style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26)">(2013)</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:Arial;font-size:13pt;color:rgb(26,26,26)">“</span><font color="#1a1a1a" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:17px"><b>First Determination of UV Filters in Marine Mammals. Octocrylene </b></span></font><font color="#1a1a1a" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:17px"><b>Levels in Franciscana Dolphins</b></span></font><b style="font-family:Arial;font-size:13pt;color:rgb(26,26,26)">”</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;text-align:justify"><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26)">Environment Science and Technology </span></i></p>
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</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:AdvOT51c1769e,sans-serif;font-size:10pt">ABSTRACT: </span><font face="AdvOT2e364b11, serif">Most current bioexposure assessments for UV </font><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">filters focus on contaminants concentrations in fish from river </span><font face="AdvOT2e364b11, serif">and lake. To date there is not information available on the </font><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">occurrence of UV filters in marine mammals. This is the first </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">study to investigate the presence of sunscreen agents in tissue </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">liver of Franciscana dolphin (Pontoporia blainvillei), a species </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">under special measures for conservation. Fifty six liver tissue </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">samples were taken from dead individuals accidentally caught </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">or found stranded along the Brazilian coastal area (six states). </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">The extensively used octocrylene (2-ethylhexyl-2-cyano-3,3- </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">diphenyl-2-propenoate, OCT) was frequently found in the </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">samples investigated (21 out of 56) at concentrations in the </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">range 89−782 ng·g−1 lipid weight. São Paulo was found to be </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">the most polluted area (70% frequency of detection). Nevertheless, the highest concentration was observed in the dolphins from </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">Rio Grande do Sul (42% frequency of detection within that area). These findings constitute the first data reported on the </span><span style="font-family:AdvOT2e364b11,serif">occurrence of UV filters in marine mammals worldwide.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26)">The full text and pdf is available from:</span></p><a href="http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es400675y"><b>http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es400675y</b></a><br>
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<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26)">Mariana Alonso: </span><a href="mailto:skj3@st-andrews.ac.uk" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,72,186)">alonso.mb@gmail.com</span></a><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26)"></span></p>
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<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:13pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26)">Best wishes,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><span style="color:rgb(26,26,26);font-family:Arial;font-size:13pt">Mariana </span></p>
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<div><em><b>Dra. Mariana Batha Alonso </b></em></div><div><em>Instituto de Biofísica da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (IBCCF-UFRJ) (</em><a href="http://www.biof.ufrj.br/pesquisa/ambiental/radioisotopos/" target="_blank">www.biof.ufrj.br/pesquisa/ambiental/radioisotopos/</a>)</div>
<div><em>Laboratório de Mamíferos Aquáticos e Bioindicadores da Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (MAQUA-UERJ) </em><em>(</em><i><u><a href="http://www.maqua.uerj.br/" target="_blank">www.maqua.uerj.br</a>)</u></i></div>
<div><em>Projeto BioPesca, Praia Grande, S</em><em>P </em><em>(</em><i><u><a href="http://www.biopesca.org.br/" target="_blank">www.biopesca.org.br</a></u>)</i></div><div><em><br></em></div><div><em>Environmental Biophysics - </em><em>Federal </em><em>University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Brazil (</em><i><u><a href="http://www.biof.ufrj.br/en/" target="_blank">www.biof.ufrj.br/en/</a></u>)</i></div>
<div><em>Aquatic Mammal and Bioindicator Lab MAQUA- </em><em> Rio de Janeiro </em><em>State </em><em>University UERJ</em><em>, Brazil (</em><i><u><a href="http://www.maqua.uerj.br" target="_blank">www.maqua.uerj.br</a>)</u></i></div>
<div><em>Projeto BioPesca, São Paulo, Brazil (</em><i><u><a href="http://www.biopesca.org.br" target="_blank">www.biopesca.org.br</a></u>)</i></div><div><br></div><div><em><br></em></div><div><em><br></em></div></div>
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