Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Search Publications by: Monique Johnson (Fed)

Search Title, Abstract, Conference, Citation, Keyword or Author
Displaying 1 - 19 of 19

Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 7 Final Report

December 5, 2022
Author(s)
Chuck Barber, Carolyn Burdette, Hugh Hayes, Monique Johnson, Shaun Kotoski, Jacolin Murray, Melissa M. Phillips, Kate Rimmer, Andrea Yarberry, Laura J. Wood
The Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program (HAMQAP) was launched in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) in 2017. HAMQAP was established to enable laboratories to improve the

Potential artifacts and control experiments in toxicity tests of nanoplastic and microplastic particles

October 14, 2022
Author(s)
Elijah Petersen, Ana Barrios, Theodore Henry, Monique Johnson, Albert Koelmans, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Joanna Matheson, Matthias Roesslein, Jian Zhao, Baoshan Xing
To fully understand the potential ecological and human health risks from nanoplastics and microplastics (NMPs) in the environment, it is critical to make accurate measurements. Similar to past research on the toxicology of engineered nanomaterials, a broad

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 1568c Rice Flour

July 29, 2022
Author(s)
Chuck Barber, Colleen E. Bryan Sallee, Monique Johnson, Shaun Kotoski, Rick L. Paul, Nicholas Sharp, Maria Isabel Vega Martinez, James H. Yen, Lee L. Yu, Laura Wood, John Sieber, Stephen Long
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released SRM 1568c Rice Flour which has value assignments for over 30 analytes, including arsenic species. This material is intended to be used for the evaluation of methods for the

Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards (VAMAS) Interlaboratory Study on Measuring the Number Concentration of colloidal gold nanoparticles

March 9, 2022
Author(s)
Caterina Minelli, Karen E. Murphy, Monique Johnson, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Jeffrey Fagan, Ingo Strenge
We describe the outcome of an international interlaboratory study of the measurement of particle number concentration of colloidal nanoparticles, project 10 of the technical working area 34, "Nanoparticle Populations" of the Versailles Project on Advanced

Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 6 Final Report

September 20, 2021
Author(s)
Chuck Barber, Carolyn Burdette, Hugh Hayes, Monique Johnson, Shaun Kotoski, Jacolin Murray, Melissa M. Phillips, Kate Rimmer, Laura J. Wood, Andrea Yarberry
The Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program (HAMQAP) was launched in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) in 2017. HAMQAP was established to enable laboratories to improve the

Combining secondary ion mass spectrometry image depth profiling and single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry to investigate the uptake and biodistribution of gold nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans

May 20, 2021
Author(s)
Monique Johnson, Joe Bennett, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Shannon Hanna, Andrei Kolmakov, Nicholas Sharp, Elijah Petersen, Christopher Sims, Bryant C. Nelson, Patricia Lapasset
Analytical techniques capable of determining the spatial distribution and quantity (mass and/or particle number) of engineered nanomaterials in organisms are essential for characterizing nano-bio interactions and for nanomaterial risk assessments. Here, we

Determining what really counts: Modeling and measuring nanoparticle number concentrations

August 1, 2019
Author(s)
Elijah J. Petersen, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Blaza Toman, Monique E. Johnson, Mark Ellefson, George C. Caceres, Anna Lena Neuer, Qilin Chan, Jonathan Kemling, Brian Mader, Karen E. Murphy, Matthias Roesslein
Elijah J. Petersen, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Blaza Toman, Monique Johnson, Mark Ellefson, George C. Caceres, Anna Lena Neuer, Qilin Chan, Jonathan Kemling, Brian Mader, Karen Murphy, Matthias Roesslein

Strategies for robust and accurate measurement of nanomaterial bioaccumulation

April 17, 2019
Author(s)
Elijah J. Petersen, Monika Mortimer, Robert Burgess, Richard Handy, Shannon Hanna, Kay Ho, Monique E. Johnson, Susana Louriero, Selck Henriette, Janeck Scott-Fordsmand, David Spurgeon, Jason Unrine, Nico van den Brink, Ying Wang, Jason White, Patricia Holden
One of the key components for environmental risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) is data on bioaccumulation potential. Accurately measuring bioaccumulation can be critical for regulatory decision making regarding material hazard and risk, and

Agglomeration of Escherichia coli with positively charged nanoparticles can lead to artifacts in a standard Caenorhabditis elegans toxicity assay

April 19, 2018
Author(s)
Shannon Hanna, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Alexander W. Peterson, Vytas Reipa, Leona D. Scanlan, Sanem Hosbas Coskun, Tae Joon Cho, Monique Johnson, Vincent A. Hackley, Bryant C. Nelson, Michael R. Winchester, John T. Elliott, Elijah Petersen
The increased use and incorporation of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in consumer products requires a robust assessment of their potential environmental implications. However, a lack of standardized methods for nanotoxicity testing has yielded results

Counting Caenorhabditis elegans: Protocol Optimization and Applications for Population Growth and Toxicity Studies in Liquid Medium

January 17, 2018
Author(s)
Steven Lund, Sanem Hosbas Coskun, Monique Johnson, Christopher Sims, Elijah Petersen, John T. Elliott, Bryant C. Nelson, Leona D. Scanlan, Shannon K. Hanna, Karina Brignoni, Patricia Lapasett
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is used extensively in molecular, toxicological and genetics research. However, standardized methods for counting nematodes in liquid culture do not exist despite the wide use of nematodes and need for accurate

Sucrose density gradient centrifugation for efficient separation of engineered nanoparticles from a model organism, Caenorhabditis elegans

October 11, 2017
Author(s)
Monique E. Johnson, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Elijah J. Petersen, Shannon K. Hanna, Karen E. Murphy, Lee L. Yu, Bryant C. Nelson, Michael R. Winchester
This protocol describes a strategy for separating Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) from engineered nanomaterials, a critical step for accurate quantification in uptake studies. Conventional rinsing procedures, typically comprised of water or buffer

Redox-active Nanomaterials for Nanomedicine Applications

October 6, 2017
Author(s)
Christopher Sims, Shannon Hanna, Daniel A. Heller, Christopher Horoszko, Monique Johnson, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Vytas Reipa, Kathryn Riley, Bryant C. Nelson
Nanomedicine utilizes the remarkable properties of nanomaterials for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Many of these nanomaterials have been shown to have robust antioxidative properties, potentially functioning as strong scavengers of

Silver nanoparticles: technological advances, societal impacts, and metrological challenges

February 21, 2017
Author(s)
Bryan Calderon Jimenez, Monique E. Johnson, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Karen E. Murphy, Michael R. Winchester, Jose R. Vega Baudrit
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) show different physical and chemical properties compared to their macroscale analogs. This is primarily due to their small size and, consequently, the exceptional surface area of these materials. Presently, advances in the

Separation, Sizing, and Quantitation of Engineered Nanoparticles in an Organism Model Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry and Image Analysis

December 16, 2016
Author(s)
Monique E. Johnson, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Christopher M. Sims, Lindsay C. Elliott, Babak Nikoobakht, John T. Elliott, Richard D. Holbrook, Keana C. Scott, Karen E. Murphy, Elijah J. Petersen, Lee L. Yu, Bryant C. Nelson, Akshay Lingayat, Adrian C. Johnston
For environmental studies assessing uptake of orally ingested engineered nanoparticles (ENPs), a key step in ensuring accurate quantification of ingested ENPs is efficient separation of the organism from ENPs that are either nonspecifically adsorbed to the

Antioxidant Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine

May 17, 2016
Author(s)
Bryant C. Nelson, Monique E. Johnson, Marlon L. Walker, Kathryn R. Riley, Christopher M. Sims
Previously, catalytic cerium oxide nanoparticles (CNPs, nanoceria, CeO2-x NPs) have been widely utilized for chemical mechanical planarization in the semiconductor industry and for reducing harmful emissions and improving fuel combustion efficiency in the

Using Single Particle ICP-MS as a Tool for Understanding Metallic Nanoparticle Transformation during Nanotoxicity Assays

July 1, 2014
Author(s)
Monique E. Johnson, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Bryant C. Nelson, Elijah J. Petersen, Lee L. Yu
The advent of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) and their increased use has remarkably improved the performance of basic materials and consumer products, but has also increased the potential for ENP release into the environment. Technical procedures, more