Björn Publications (2000-present)

[85]  Mercury methylating microbial communities of boreal forest soils, J. Xu, M. Buck, K. Eklöf, O. Osman, J. K. Schaefer, K. Bishop, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg, S. Bertilsson, A. G. Bravo, Sci. Rep., 2019 (9) 518

[84]  Methanogens and iron-reducing bacteria: the overlooked members of mercury methylating microbial communities in boreal lakes, A. G. Bravo, S. Peura, M. Buck, O. Ahmed, A. Mateos-Rivera, S. Herrero, J. K. Schaefer, S. Bouchet, E. Björn, S. Bertilsson, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2018 (84) e01774-18

[83]  Deciphering the role of water column redoxclines on methylmercury cycling using speciation modeling and observations from the Baltic Sea, A.L. Soerensen*, A.T. Schartup, A. Skrobonja, S. Bouchet, D. Amouroux, V. Liem-Nguyen, E. Björn*, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 2018 (32) 1498-1531

[82]  Rapid Dissolution of Cinnabar in Crude Oils at Reservoir Temperatures Facilitated by Reduced Sulfur Ligands, L. Lambertsson, C. J. Lord, W. Frech, E. Björn*, ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018 (2) 1022-1028

[81]  Influence of dissolved organic matter (DOM) characteristics on dissolved mercury (Hg) species composition in sediment porewater of lakes from southwest China, T. Jiang, A. G. Bravo, U. Skyllberg, E. Björn, D. Wang, H. Yan, N. W. Green, Water Res., 2018 (146) 146-158

[80]  Thermodynamics of Hg(II) Bonding to Thiol Groups in Suwanee River Natural Organic Matter Resolved by Competitive Ligand Exchange, Hg LIII-edge EXAFS and 1H NMR Spectroscopy, Y. Song, T. Jiang, V. Liem-Nguyen, T. Sparrman, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018 (52) 8292-8301

[79]  High-Performance Iron (III) Oxide Electrocatalyst for Water Oxidation in Strongly Acidic Media, W. L. Kwong, C. C. Lee, A. Shchukarev, E. Björn, J. Messinger, J. Catal., 2018 (365) 29-35

[78]  Mechanisms of methyl mercury net degradation in alder swamps: the role of methanogens and abiotic processes, R-M. Kronberg, J. K. Schaefer, E. Björn, U Skyllberg, Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2018 (5) 220-225

[77]  High methylmercury formation in ponds fueled by fresh humic and algal derived organic matter, S. Herrero, N. Catalán, E. Björn, H. Gröntoft, T. Geir Hilmarsson, S. Bertilsson, P. Wu, K. Bishop, O. Levanoni, A. G. Bravo, Limnol. Oceanogr., 2018 (63) S44-S53

[76]  Mercury transformations in resuspended contaminated sediments controlled by redox conditions, chemical speciation and sources of organic matter, W. Zhu, Y. Song, G. A. Adediran, T. Jiang, A. T. Reis, E. Pereira, U. Skyllberg, E. Björn, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2018 (220) 158-179

[75]  Formation of mercury methylation hotspots as a consequence of forestry operations, K. Eklöf, K. Bishop, S. Bertilsson, E. Björn, M. Buck, U. Skyllberg, O. Osman, R-M. Kronberg, A. G. Bravo, Sci. Tot. Environ., 2018 (613-614) 1069-1078

[74]  Thermodynamic stability of mercury(II) complexes formed with environmentally relevant low molecular mass thiols studied by competing ligand exchange and density functional theory, V. Liem-Nguyen, U. Skyllberg, K. Nam, E. Björn, Environ. Chem., 2017 (14) 243-253

[73]  Organic matter drives high interannual variability in methylmercury concentrations in a subarctic coastal sea, A.L. Soerensen, A.T. Schartup, A. Skrobonja, E. Björn, Environ. Pollut., 2017 (229) 531-538

[72]  Thermodynamic modelling of the solubility and chemical speciation of mercury and methylmercury driven by organic thiols and micromolar sulfide concentrations in boreal wetland soils, V. Liem-Nguyen, U. Skyllberg, E. Björn, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017 (51) 3678-3686

[71]  Screening of biocides, metals and antibiotics in Swedish sewage sludge and wastewater, M. Östman, R. H. Lindberg, J. Fick, E. Björn, M. Tysklind, Water Res., 2017 (115) 318-328

[70]  Characteristics of dissolved organic matter (DOM) and relationship with dissolved mercury in Xiaoqing River-Laizhou Bay estuary, Bohai Sea, China, T. Jiang, U. Skyllberg, E. Bjӧrn, N. W. Green, J. Tang, D. Wang, J. Gao, C. Li, Environ. Pollut., 2017 (223) 19-30

[69]  Molecular composition of organic matter controls methylmercury formation in boreal lakes, A. G. Bravo, S. Bouchet, J. Tolu, E. Björn, A. Mateos-Rivera, S. Bertilsson, Nat. Commun., 2017 (8) 14255

[68]  Terrestrial discharges mediate trophic shifts and enhance methylmercury accumulation in estuarine biota, S. Jonsson, A. Andersson, M.B. Nilsson, U. Skyllberg, E. Lundberg, J.K. Schaefer, S. Åkerblom, E. Björn, Sci. Adv., 2017 (3) e1601239

[67]  Eutrophication Increases Phytoplankton Methylmercury Concentrations in a Coastal Sea – A Baltic Sea Case Study, A. Soerensen, A. Schartup, E. Gustafsson, B. Gustafsson, E. Undeman, E. Björn, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016 (50) 11787-11796

[66]  Methyl mercury formation in hillslope soils of boreal forests – the role of forest harvest and anaerobic microbes, R-M. Kronberg, M. Jiskra, J.G. Wiederhold, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016 (50) 9177-9186

[65]  Fractionation and size-distribution of metal and metalloid contaminants in groundwater rich in dissolved organic matter, I. Kozyatnyk, S. Bouchet, E. Björn, P. Haglund, J. Hazard. Mater., 2016 (318) 194-202

[64]  Effects of nutrient loading and mercury chemical speciation on the formation and degradation of methylmercury in estuarine sediment, V. Liem-Nguyen, S. Jonsson, U. Skyllberg, M. B. Nilsson, A. Andersson, E. Lundberg, E. Björn, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016 (50) 6983-6990

[63]  Influence of Chelation Strength and Bacterial Uptake of Gallium Salicylidene Acylhydrazide on Biofilm Formation and Virulence by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, S. Hakobyan, O. Rzhepishevska, E. Björn, J-F. Boily, M. Ramstedt, J. Inorg. Biochem., 2016 (160) 24-32

[62]  Re-Thinking Chemistry in Higher Education Towards Technology-Enhanced Problem-Based Learning, M. Ramstedt, T. Hedlund, E. Björn, J. Fick, I. Jahnke, Edu. Inq., 2016 (7) 115-135

[61]  Forest harvest contribution to Boreal freshwater methyl mercury load, R-M. Kronberg, A. Drott, M. Jiskra, J.G. Wiederhold, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 2016 (30) 825-843

[60]  Persistent Hg contamination and occurrence of Hg methylating transcript (hgcA) downstream a chlor-alkali plant in the Olt River (Romania), A.G. Bravo, J-L. Loizeau, P. Dranguet, S. Makri, E. Björn, V. Gh. Ungureanu, V. I. Slaveykova, C. Cosio, Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 2016 (23) 10529-10541

[59]  Assessment of chemical and material contamination in recovered wood fuels – A case study ranging over nine years, M. Edo, E. Björn, P.-E. Persson, S. Jansson, Waste Manage., 2016 (49) 311-319

[58]  The effect of lake browning and respiration mode on the burial and fate of carbon and mercury in the sediment of two boreal lakes, A. Isidorova, A.G. Bravo, G. Riise, S. Bouchet, E. Björn, S. Sobek, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 2016 (121) 233-245

[57]  Trace element landscape of resting and activated human neutrophils on the sub-micrometer level, M.J. Niemiec, B. De Samber, J. Garrevoet, E. Vergucht, B. Vekemans, R. De Rycke, E. Björn, L. Sandblad, G. Wellenreuther, G. Falkenberg, P. Cloetens, L. Vincze, C.F. Urban, Metallomics, 2015 (7) 996-1010

[56]  Determination of sub nM levels of low molecular mass thiols in natural waters by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry after derivatization with p-(Hydroxymercuri) benzoate and online pre-concentration, V. Liem-Nguyen, S. Bouchet, E. Björn, Anal. Chem., 2015 (87) 1089-1096

[55]  Mercury isotope signatures in contaminated sediments as tracer for local industrial pollution sources, J. G. Wiederhold, U. Skyllberg, A. Drott, M. Jiskra, S. Jonsson, E. Björn, B. Bourdon, R. Kretzschmar, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015 (49) 177-185

[54]  Kinetics of Hg(II) exchange between organic ligands, goethite, and natural organic matter studied with an enriched stable isotope approach, M. Jiskra, D. Saile, J. G. Wiederhold, B. Bourdon, E. Björn, R. Kretzschmar, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014 (48) 13207-13217

[53]  Differentiated availability of geochemical mercury pools controls methylmercury levels in estuarine sediment and biota, S. Jonsson, U. Skyllberg, M.B. Nilsson, E. Lundberg, A. Andersson, E. Björn, Nat. Commun., 2014 (5) 4624

[52]  Analytical developments for the determination of monomethylmercury complexes with low molecular mass thiols by reverse phase liquid chromatography hyphenated to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, S. Bouchet, E. Björn, J. Chromatogr. A, 2014 (1339) 50-58

[51]  Interaction Between Anticancer Drug Cisplatin and Copper Chaperone Atox1 in Human Melanoma Cells, M. E. Palm-Espling, C. Lundin, E. Björn, P. Naredi, P. Wittung-Stafshede, Protein Peptide Lett., 2014 (21) 63-68

[50]  Soluble silica inhibits osteoclast formation and bone resorption in vitro, Ž. Mladenović, A. Johansson, B. Willman, K. Shahabi, E. Björn, M. Ransjö, Acta Biomater., 2014 (10) 406-418

[49]  Calcium binding by the PKD1 domain regulates interdomain flexibility in Vibrio cholerae metalloprotease PrtV, A. Edwin, P. Rompikuntal, E. Björn, G. Stier, S. N. Wai, E. A. Sauer-Eriksson, FEBS Open Bio, 2013 (3) 263-270

[48]  Determinants for simultaneous binding of copper and platinum to human chaperone Atox1: hitchhiking not hijacking, M. E. Palm-Espling, D. C Andersson, E. Björn. A. Linusson-Jonsson, P. Wittung-Stafshede, PLOS ONE, 2013 (8) e70473

[47]  Towards universal wavelength-specific photodegradation rate constants for methyl mercury in humic waters, exemplified by a boreal lake-wetland gradient, C. Fernández Gómez, A. Drott, E. Björn, S. Díez, J. M. Bayona, S. Tesfalidet, A. Lindfors, U. Skyllberg; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013, (47) 6279-6287

[46]  Refining Thermodynamic Constants for Mercury(II)-Sulfides in Equilibrium with Metacinnabar at Sub-Micromolar Aqueous Sulfide Concentrations, A. Drott, E. Björn, S. Bouchet, U. Skyllberg; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013 (47) 4197–4203

[45]  In vitro study of the biological interface of Bio-Oss: implications of the experimental setup, Zˇ. Mladenovic´, A. Sahlin-Platt, B. Andersson, A. Johansson, E. Björn, M. Ransjö; Clin. Oral Implant. Res., 2013 (24) 329-335

[44]  Extreme zinc tolerance in acidophilic microorganisms from the bacterial and archaeal domains, S. Mangold, J. Potrykus, E. Björn, L. Lövgren, M. Dopson; Extremophiles, 2013 (17) 75-85

[43]  Significant interaction effects from sulfate deposition and climate on sulfur concentrations constitute major controls on methylmercury production in peatlands, S. Åkerblom, K. Bishop, E. Björn, L. Lambertson, T. Eriksson, M. B. Nilsson; Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2013 (102) 1-11

[42]  Net Degradation of Methyl Mercury in Alder Swamps, R. Kronberg, I. Tjerngren, A. Drott, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012 (46) 13144-13151

[41]  Mercury Methylation Rates for Geochemically Relevant HgII Species in Sediments, S. Jonsson, U. Skyllberg, M.B. Nilsson, P-O. Westlund, A. Shchukarev, E. Lundberg, E. Björn; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012 (46) 11653-11659

[40]  Solution structure, copper binding and backbone dynamics of Ber e 1 – The major allergen from Brazil nut, L. Rundqvist, T. Tengel, J. Zdunek, E. Björn, J. Schleucher, M.J.C. Alcocer, G. Larsson; PLoS One, 2012 (7) e46435

[39]  Eight Boreal Wetlands as Sources and Sinks for Methyl Mercury in Relation to Soil Acidity, C/N ratio and Small-Scale Flooding, I. Tjerngren, M. Meili, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012 (46) 8052-8060

[38]  Potential Hg methylation and MeHg demethylation rates related to the nutrient status of different boreal wetlands, I. Tjerngren, T. Karlsson, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Biogeochemistry, 2012 (108) 335-350

[37]  The Antibacterial Activity of Ga3+ Is Influenced by Ligand Complexation as Well as the Bacterial Carbon Source, O. Rzhepishevska, B. Ekstrand-Hammarström, M. Popp, E. Björn, A. Bucht, A. Sjöstedt, H. Antti, M. Ramstedt; Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 2011 (55) 5568-5580

[36]  Cisplatin binds human copper chaperone Atox1 and promotes unfolding in vitro, M. E. Palm, C. F. Weise, C. Lundin, G. Wingsle, Y. Nygren, E. Björn, P. Naredi, M. Wolf-Watz, P. Wittung-Stafshede; Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A, 2011 (108) 6951-6956

[35]  Mobile phase selection for the combined use of Liquid Chromatography-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry and Electrospray Ionisation Mass Spectrometry, Y. Nygren, E. Björn; J. Chromatogr. A, 2010 (1217) 4980-4986

[34]  Substantial Emission of Gaseous Monomethylmercury from Contaminated Water-Sediment Microcosms, S. Jonsson, U. Skyllberg, E. Björn; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2010 (44) 278-283

[33]  Evaluation of cell lysis methods for platinum metallomic studies of human malignant cells, M. Q. T. Tran, Y. Nygren, C. Lundin, P. Naredi, E. Björn; Anal. Biochem., 2010 (396) 76–82

[32]  Elevated Concentrations of Methyl Mercury in Streams after Forest Clear-Cut: A Consequence of Mobilization from Soil or New Methylation?, U. Skyllberg, M.B. Westin, M. Meili, E. Björn; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009 (43) 8535-8541

[31]  Heavy-metal pollution of sediments from the Polish exclusive economic zone, southern Baltic Sea, P. Szefer, G. P. Glasby, J. Geldon, R. M. Renner, E. Björn, J. Snell, W. Frech, J. Warzocha; Environ. Geol., 2009 (57) 847-862

[30]  Potential demethylation rate determinations in relation to concentrations of MeHg, Hg and pore water speciation of MeHg in contaminated sediments, A. Drott, L. Lambertsson, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Mar. Chem., 2008 (112) 93-101

[29]  Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography (HILIC) Coupled to Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICPMS) Utilizing a Mobile Phase with a Low-Volatile Organic Modifier for the Determination of Cisplatin, and its Monohydrolyzed Metabolite, Y. Nygren, P. Hemström, C. Åstot, P. Naredi, E. Björn; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2008 (23) 948-954

[28]  Alternative organic solvents for HILIC separation of cisplatin species with on-line ICP-MS detection, P. Hemström, Y. Nygren, E. Björn, K. Irgum; J. Sep. Sci., 2008 (31) 599-603

[27]  Do potential methylation rates reflect accumulated methyl mercury in contaminated sediments?, A. Drott, L. Lambertsson, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2008 (42) 153-158

[26]  Recent advances in mercury speciation analysis with focus on spectrometric methods and enriched stable isotope applications, E. Björn, T. Larsson, L. Lambertsson, U. Skyllberg, W. Frech; Ambio, 2007 (36) 443-451

[25]  Net methylmercury production as a basis for improved risk assessment of mercury contaminated sediments, U. Skyllberg, A. Drott, L. Lambertsson, E. Björn, T. Karlsson, T. Johnson, S-Å. Heinemo, H. Holmström; Ambio, 2007 (36) 437-442

[24]  Studies of transport and collection characteristics of gaseous mercury in natural gases using amalgamation and isotope dilution analysis, T. Larsson, W. Frech, E. Björn, B. Dybdahl; Analyst, 2007 (132) 579-586

[23]  Mercury species in lymphoid and non-lymphoid tissues after exposure to methyl mercury: Correlation with autoimmune parameters during and after treatment in susceptible mice, S. Havarinasab, E. Björn, J.B. Nielsen, P. Hultman; Toxicol. Appl. Pharm., 2007 (221) 21-28

[22]  Importance of Dissolved Neutral Hg-sulfides for Methyl Mercury Production in Contaminated Sediments, A. Drott, L. Lambertsson, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2007 (41) 2270-2276

[21]  Determination of platinum in human subcellular microsamples by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, E. Björn, Y. Nygren, T. T. T. N. Nguyen, C. Ericson, M. Nöjd, P. Naredi; Anal. Biochem., 2007 (363) 135-142

[20]  Comparison of aerosol properties and ICPMS analytical performance of the Vulkan direct injection nebuliser and the Direct Injection High Efficiency Nebuliser, D. Goitom, E. Björn; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2007 (22) 250-257

[19]  Complexation of cadmium to sulfur and oxygen functional groups in an organic soil, T. Karlsson, K. Elgh-Dalgren, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2007 (71) 604–614

[18]  Dose and Hg species determine the T-helper cell activation in murine autoimmunity, S. Havarinasab, E. Björn, J. Ekstrand, P. Hultman; Toxicology, 2007 (229) 23-32

[17]  Effects of oxic and anoxic filtration on determined methyl mercury concentrations in sediment pore waters, A. Drott, L. Lambertsson, E. Björn, U. Skyllberg; Mar. Chem., 2007 (103) 76-83

[16]  Noise characteristics and analytical precision of inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry using a Vulkan direct injection nebuliser for sample introduction, D. Goitom, E. Björn; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2006 (21) 168-176

[15]  Species specific isotope dilution with on line derivatisation for determination of gaseous mercury species, T. Larsson, E. Björn, W. Frech; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005 (20) 1232–1239

[14]  Methylmercury in tuna: demonstrating measurement capabilities and evaluating comparability of results worldwide from the CCQM P-39 comparison, C. R. Quétel, J. P. Snell, Y. Aregbe, L. Abrankó, Zs. Jókai, C. Brunori, R. Morabito, W. Hagan, S. Azemard, E. Wyse, V. Fajon, M. Horvat, M. Logar, O. F. X. Donard, E. Krupp, J. Entwisle, R. Hearn, M. Schantz, K. Inagaki, A. Takatsu, P. Grinberg, S. Willie, B. Dimock, H. Hintelmann, J. Zhu, E. Blanco Gonzalez, G. Centineo, J. Ignacio Garcia Alonso, A. Sanz-Medel, E. Björn; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005 (20) 1058-1066

[13]  Radial ICP characteristics for ICP-AES using direct injection or microconcentric nebulisation, D. Goitom, E. Björn, W. Frech, M.T.C. de Loos-Vollebregt; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005 (20) 645-651

[12]  Immunosuppressive and autoimmune effects of thimerosal in mice, S. Havarinasab, B. Häggqvist, E. Björn, K.M. Pollard, P. Hultman; Toxicol. Appl. Pharm., 2005 (204) 109-121

[11]  The immunosuppressive effect of methylmercury does not preclude development of autoimmunity in genetically susceptible mice, B. Häggqvist, S. Havarinasab, E. Björn, P. Hultman; Toxicology, 2005 (208) 149-164

[10]  Validation of a simplified field-adapted procedure for routine determinations of methyl mercury at trace levels in natural water samples using species-specific isotope dilution mass spectrometry, L. Lambertsson, E. Björn; Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2004 (380) 871-875

[9]    Platform-to-platform sample transfer, distribution, dilution, and dosing via electrothermal vaporization and electrostatic deposition, G. Hermann, A. Trenin, R. Matz, M. Gafurov, AK. Gilmutdinov, KY. Nagulin, W. Frech, E. Björn, I. Grinshtein, L. Vasilieva; Spectrochim. Acta Part B, 2004 (59) 737-748

[8]    Introduction of high carbon content solvents into inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry by a direct injection high efficiency nebuliser, E. Björn, W. Frech; Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2003 (376) 274-278

[7]    Calibration errors due to variations in peak characteristics in the measurement of transient signals by inductively coupled plasma – scanning mass spectrometry, E. Björn, D. C. Baxter, W. Frech; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2002 (17) 1582-1588

[6]    The origin of peristaltic pump interference noise harmonics in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, E. Björn, T. Jonsson, D. Goitom; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2002 (17) 1390-1393

[5]    Noise characteristics and analytical precision of a direct injection high efficiency and micro concentric nebuliser for sample introduction in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, E. Björn, T. Jonsson, D. Goitom; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2002 (17) 1257-1263

[4]    Non-spectral interference effects in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry using direct injection high efficiency- and micro concentric nebulisation, E. Björn, W. Frech; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2001 (16) 4-11

[3]    Optimisation of operating parameters for simultaneous multi-element determination of antimony, arsenic, bismuth and selenium by hydride generation, graphite atomiser sequestration atomic absorption spectrometry, M. Elsayed, E. Björn, W. Frech; J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2000 (15) 697-703

[2]    Investigation of errors introduced by the species distribution of mercury in organic solutions on total mercury determination by electrothermal vaporisation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, J. P. Snell, E. Björn, W. Frech, J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2000 (15) 397-402