Karin Engström

ResearcherFormer name: Karin Schläwicke EngströmFormer name: Karin Schläwicke
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  1. Arsenic exposure from drinking water is associated with decreased gene expression and increased DNA methylation in peripheral blood

    Ameer, S. S., Karin Engström, Hossain, B., Concha, G., Vahter, M. & Broberg, K., 2017 Apr 15, In : Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 321, p. 57-66 10 p.

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  2. Arsenic exposure in early pregnancy alters genome-wide DNA methylation in cord blood, particularly in boys.

    Broberg, K., Salih, A., Karin Engström, Hossain, M. B., Jurkovic Mlakar, S., Bottai, M., Grandér, M., Raqib, R. & Vahter, M., 2014, In : Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 5, 4, p. 288-298

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  3. AS3MT-mediated tolerance to arsenic evolved by multiple independent horizontal gene transfers from bacteria to eukaryotes

    Palmgren, M. G., Karin Engström, Hallström, B. M., Karin Wahlberg, Søndergaard, D. A., Torbjörn Sall, Vahter, M. & Broberg, K., 2017 Apr 1, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 4, e0175422.

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  4. Association of Arsenic Exposure with Whole Blood DNA Methylation: An Epigenome-Wide Study of Bangladeshi Adults

    Demanelis, K., Argos, M., Tong, L., Shinkle, J., Sabarinathan, M., Rakibuz-Zaman, M., Sarwar, G., Shahriar, H., Islam, T., Rahman, M., Yunus, M., Graziano, J. H., Broberg, K., Karin Engström, Jasmine, F., Ahsan, H. & Pierce, B. L., 2019 May 1, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 127, 5, 057011.

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  5. Associations between methylated metabolites of arsenic and selenium in urine of pregnant bangladeshi women and interactions between the main genes involved

    Skröder, H., Karin Engström, Kuehnelt, D., Kippler, M., Francesconi, K., Nermell, B., Tofail, F., Broberg, K. & Vahter, M., 2018 Feb 1, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 126, 2, 027001.

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  6. Chronic exposure to cadmium and arsenic strongly influences concentrations of 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine in urine.

    Karin Engström, Vahter, M., Åkerman, G., Christian Lindh, Teichert, F., Singh, R., Kippler, M., Nermell, B., Raqib, R., Ulf Strömberg & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2010, In : Free Radical Biology & Medicine. 48, 9, p. 1211-1217

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  7. CYP3A genes and the association between prenatal methylmercury exposure and neurodevelopment

    Llop, S., Tran, N. V., Ballester, F., Barbone, F., Sofianou-Katsoulis, A., Sunyer, J., Engström, K., Alhamdow, A., Love, T. M., Watson, G. E., Bustamante, M., Murcia, M., Iñiguez, C., Shamlaye, C. F., Rosolen, V., Mariuz, M., Horvat, M., Tratnik, J. S., Mazej, D., van Wijngaarden, E. & 4 othersDavidson, P. W., Myers, G. J., Rand, M. D. & Broberg, K., 2017 Aug 1, In : Environment International. 105, p. 34-42 9 p.

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  8. Efficient Arsenic Metabolism - The AS3MT Haplotype Is Associated with DNA Methylation and Expression of Multiple Genes Around AS3MT.

    Karin Engström, Hossain, M. B., Martin Lauss, Ahmed, S., Raqib, R., Vahter, M. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 1, e53732.

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  9. Evaluation of the impact of genetic polymorphisms in glutathione-related genes on the association between methylmercury or n-3 polyunsaturated long chain fatty acids and risk of myocardial infarction: a case-control study

    Karin Engström, Wennberg, M., Ulf Strömberg, Bergdahl, I. A., Hallmans, G., Jansson, J-H., Lundh, T., Norberg, M., Rentschler, G., Vessby, B., Skerfving, S. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2011, In : Environmental Health. 10

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  10. Exposure and Toxic Effects of Elemental Mercury in Gold Mining Activities

    Harari, R., Ulf Strömberg, Karin Broberg Palmgren, Gerhardsson, L., Karin Engström, Chen, C. & Skerfying, S., 2009, In : Epidemiology. 20, 6, p. S264-S265

    Research output: Contribution to journalPublished meeting abstract

  11. Exposure to inorganic arsenic and gene expression in peripheral blood

    Broberg, K., Ameer, S. S., Concha, G., Vahter, M. & K. Engström, 2016, Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability - Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, AS 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 448-449 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

  12. Exposure to inorganic arsenic and mitochondrial DNA copy number and telomere length in peripheral blood

    Ameer, S. S., Xu, Y. Y., K. Engström, Li, H., Tallving, P., Boemo, P., Parada, L. A., Guadalupe Peñaloza, L., Concha, G., Harari, F., Vahter, M. & Broberg, K., 2016, Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability - Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, AS 2016. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 450-452 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

  13. Exposure to Inorganic Arsenic Is Associated with Increased Mitochondrial DNA Copy Number and Longer Telomere Length in Peripheral Blood

    Ameer, S., Xu, Y., Karin Engström, Li, H., Tallving, P., Nermell, B., Boemo, A., Parada, L. A., Peñaloza, L. G., Concha, G., Harari, F., Vahter, M. & Broberg, K., 2016 Aug, In : Frontiers in cell and developmental biology. 4, 87.

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  14. Gene-environment interactions for arsenic metabolism and metal-related oxidatively generated DNA damage

    Karin Engström, 2010, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 138 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (compilation)

  15. Gene-Environment Interactions for Metals

    Karin Broberg, Karin Engström & Ameer, S., 2014 Oct 28, Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals. Nordberg, G., Fowler, B. & Nordberg, M. (eds.). 4th ed. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 1. p. 239-264

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

  16. Genetic polymorphisms influencing arsenic metabolism: evidence from Argentina.

    Karin Engström, Karin Broberg Palmgren, Concha, G., Nermell, B., Warholm, M. & Vahter, M., 2007, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 115, 4, p. 599-605

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  17. Genetic variation in arsenic (+3 oxidation state) methyltransferase (AS3MT), arsenic metabolism and risk of basal cell carcinoma in a European population.

    Karin Engström, Vahter, M., Fletcher, T., Leonardi, G., Goessler, W., Gurzau, E., Koppova, K., Rudnai, P., Kumar, R. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2015, In : Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 56, 1, p. 60-69

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  18. Genetic variation in FADS genes is associated with maternal long-chain PUFA status but not with cognitive development of infants in a high fish-eating observational study.

    Yeates, A. J., Love, T. M., Karin Engström, Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Grzesik, K., Alhamdow, A., Karin E Wahlberg, Thurston, S. W., Davidson, P. W., van Wijngaarden, E., Watson, G. E., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Strain, J. J. & Broberg, K., 2015, In : Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 102-103, p. 13-20

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  19. Genetic variation in glutathione-related genes and body burden of methylmercury.

    Karin Engström, Ulf Strömberg, Thomas Lundh, Johansson, I., Vessby, B., Hallmans, G., Skerfving, S. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2008, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 116, 6, p. 734-739

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  20. Human Adaptation to Arsenic-Rich Environments.

    Schlebusch, C. M., Gattepaille, L. M., Karin Engström, Vahter, M., Jakobsson, M. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2015, In : Molecular biology and evolution. 32, 6, p. 1544-1555

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  21. Lithium in Drinking Water and Thyroid Function

    Karin Broberg Palmgren, Concha, G., Karin Engström, Magnus Lindvall, Grander, M. & Vahter, M., 2011, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 119, 6, p. 827-830

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  22. Low 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine levels and influence of genetic background in an Andean population exposed to high levels of arsenic.

    Karin Engström, Vahter, M., Christian Lindh, Teichert, F., Singh, R., Concha, G., Nermell, B., Farmer, P. B., Ulf Strömberg & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2010, In : Mutation Research. 683, 1-2, p. 98-105

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  23. Maternal polymorphisms in glutathione-related genes are associated with maternal mercury concentrations and early child neurodevelopment in a population with a fish-rich diet

    Karin Wahlberg, Love, T. M., Daniela Pineda, Karin Engström, Watson, G. E., Thurston, S. W., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Strain, J. J., Smith, T. H., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Rand, M. D., van Wijngaarden, E. & Karin Broberg, 2018 Jun 1, In : Environment International. 115, p. 142-149 8 p.

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  24. N-6-Adenine-Specific DNA Methyltransferase 1 (N6AMT1) Polymorphisms and Arsenic Methylation in Andean Women

    Harari, F., Karin Engström, Concha, G., Colque, G., Vahter, M. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2013, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 121, 7, p. 797-803

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  25. Polymorphisms in ABC Transporter Genes and Concentrations of Mercury in Newborns - Evidence from Two Mediterranean Birth Cohorts.

    Llop, S., Karin Engström, Ballester, F., Franforte, E., Alhamdow, A., Pisa, F., Tratnik, J. S., Mazej, D., Murcia, M., Rebagliato, M., Bustamante, M., Sunyer, J., Sofianou-Katsoulis, A., Prasouli, A., Antonopoulou, E., Antoniadou, I., Nakou, S., Barbone, F., Horvat, M. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 5, e97172.

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  26. Polymorphisms in Arsenic(+III)methyltransferase (AS3MT) Predict Gene Expression of AS3MT as well as Arsenic Metabolism.

    Karin Engström, Vahter, M., Jurkovic Mlakar, S., Concha, G., Nermell, B., Raqib, R., Cardozo, A. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2011, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 119, p. 182-188

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  27. Polymorphisms in ATP-binding cassette transporters associated with maternal methylmercury disposition and infant neurodevelopment in mother-infant pairs in the Seychelles Child Development Study

    Karin Engström, Love, T. M., Watson, G. E., Zareba, G., Yeates, A., Karin Wahlberg, Alhamdow, A., Thurston, S. W., Mulhern, M., McSorley, E. M., Strain, J. J., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Rand, M. D., van Wijngaarden, E. & Broberg, K., 2016 Sep 1, In : Environment International. 94, p. 224-229 6 p.

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  28. Polymorphisms in Genes Encoding Potential Mercury Transporters and Urine Mercury Concentrations in Populations Exposed to Mercury Vapor from Gold Mining.

    Karin Engström, Ameer, S., Bernaudat, L., Drasch, G., Baeuml, J., Skerfving, S., Bose-O'Reilly, S. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2013, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 121, 1, p. 85-91

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  29. Polymorphisms in glutathione-related genes modify mercury concentrations and antioxidant status in subjects environmentally exposed to methylmercury

    Mazzaron Barcelos, G. R., Grotto, D., de Marco, K. C., Valentini, J., Lengert, A. V. H., Soares de Oliveira, A. A., Garcia, S. C., Leite Braga, G. U., Karin Engström, de Syllos Colus, I. M., Karin Broberg Palmgren & Barbosa, F. J., 2013, In : Science of the Total Environment. 463, p. 319-325

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  30. Polymorphisms in potential mercury transporter ABCC2 and neurotoxic symptoms in populations exposed to mercury vapor from goldmining

    Kolbinger, V., Karin Engström, Berger, U. & Bose-O'Reilly, S., 2019, In : Environmental Research. 176, 108512.

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  31. Possible Positive Selection for an Arsenic-Protective Haplotype in Humans

    Schlebusch, C. M., Lewis, C. M. J., Vahter, M., Karin Engström, Tito, R. Y., Obregon-Tito, A. J., Huerta, D., Polo, S. I., Medina, A. C., Brutsaert, T. D., Concha, G., Jakobsson, M. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2013, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 121, 1, p. 53-58

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  32. Pregnancy and the methyltransferase genotype independently influence the arsenic methylation phenotype.

    Gardner, R. M., Karin Engström, Bottai, M., Hoque, W. A. M., Raqib, R., Karin Broberg Palmgren & Vahter, M., 2012, In : Pharmacogenetics & Genomics. 22, 7, p. 508-516

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  33. Prenatal arsenic exposure is associated with increased plasma IGFBP3 concentrations in 9-year-old children partly via changes in DNA methylation

    Gliga, A. R., Karin Engström, Kippler, M., Skröder, H., Ahmed, S., Vahter, M., Raqib, R. & Karin Broberg, 2018 Aug, In : Archives of Toxicology. 92, 8, p. 2487-2500

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  34. Prenatal lead exposure is associated with decreased cord blood DNA methylation of the glycoprotein VI gene involved in platelet activation and thrombus formation

    Karin Engström, Rydbeck, F., Kippler, M., Wojdacz, T. K., Arifeen, S., Vahter, M. & Karin Broberg, 2015, In : Environmental epigenetics. 1, 1, p. 1-9 dvv007.

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  35. Selenium metabolism to the trimethylselenonium ion (TMSe) varies markedly because of polymorphisms in the indolethylamine N-methyltransferase gene.

    Kuehnelt, D., Karin Engström, Skröder, H., Kokarnig, S., Schlebusch, C., Kippler, M., Alhamdow, A., Nermell, B., Francesconi, K., Karin Broberg Palmgren & Vahter, M., 2015, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 102, 6, p. 1406-1415

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  36. Sex-specific effects of early life cadmium exposure on DNA methylation and implications for birth weight

    Kippler, M., Karin Engström, Mlakar, S. J., Bottai, M., Ahmed, S., Hossain, M. B., Raqib, R., Vahter, M. & Karin Broberg Palmgren, 2013, In : Epigenetics. 8, 5, p. 494-503

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  37. Transcriptomics and methylomics of CD4-positive T cells in arsenic-exposed women

    Karin Engström, Wojdacz, T. K., Marabita, F., Ewels, P., Käller, M., Vezzi, F., Prezza, N., Gruselius, J., Vahter, M. & Broberg, K., 2017, In : Archives of Toxicology. 91, 5, p. 2067-2078

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