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Dr Paul Williams

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Localized Intensification of Arsenic Release within the Emergent Rice Rhizosphere

    Yin, D-X., Fang, W., Guan, D-X., Williams, P. N., Moreno-Jimenez, E., Gao, Y., Zhao, F-J., Ma, L. Q., Zhang, H. & Luo, J., 17/03/2020, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 54, 6, p. 3138-3147 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. 2017
  4. Published

    Use of diffusive gradient in thin films for in situ measurements: a review on the progress in chemical fractionation, speciation and bioavailability of metals in waters

    Menegário, A. A., Yabuki, L. N. M., Luko, K. S., Williams, P. N. & Blackburn, D. M., 29/08/2017, In: Analytica Chimica Acta. 983, p. 54-66 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Development and application of the diffusive gradients in thin films technique for the measurement of nitrate in soils

    Cai, C., Williams, P. N., Li, H., Davison, W., Wei, T. J., Luo, J., Zhu, Y. G. & Zhang, H., 17/01/2017, In: Analytical Chemistry. 89, 2, p. 1178-1184 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. 2014
  7. Published

    Localized flux maxima of arsenic, lead, and iron around root apices in flooded lowland rice

    Williams, P. N., Santner, J., Larsen, M., Lehto, N. J., Oburger, E., Wenzel, W. W., Glud, R. N., Davison, W. & Zhang, H., 5/08/2014, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 15, p. 8498-8506 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. 2012
  9. Published

    Turbulent drag on a low-frequency vibrating grid in superfluid He-4 at very low temperatures

    Bradley, D. I., Fisher, S. N., Guénault, A. M., Haley, R. P., Kumar, M., Lawson, C. R., Schanen, R., McClintock, P. V. E., Munday, L., Pickett, G. R., Poole, M., Tsepelin, V. & Williams, P., 28/06/2012, In: Physical review B. 85, 22, p. - 10 p., 224533.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. 2011
  11. Published

    Arsenic, cadmium, and lead pollution and uptake by rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown in greenhouse

    Lei, M., Tie, B., Williams, P. N., Zheng, Y. & Huang, Y., 01/2011, In: Journal of Soils and Sediments. 11, 1, p. 115-123 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    A cultural practice of drinking realgar wine leading to elevated urinary arsenic and its potential health risk

    Zhang, Y-N., Sun, G-X., Huang, Q., Williams, P. N. & Zhu, Y-G., 2011, In: Environment International. 37, 5, p. 889-892 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Assessment of the solubility and bioaccessibility of arsenic in realgar wine using a simulated gastrointestinal system

    Zhang, Y-N., Sun, G-X., Williams, P. N., Huang, Q. & Zhu, Y-G., 2011, In: Science of the Total Environment. 409, 12, p. 2357 - 2360 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Inorganic arsenic and trace elements in Ghanaian grain staples

    Adomako, E. E., Williams, P. N., Deacon, C. & Meharg, A. A., 2011, In: Environmental Pollution. 159, 10, p. 2435 - 2442 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Inorganic arsenic in Chinese food and its cancer risk

    Li, G., Sun, G-X., Williams, P. N., Nunes, L. & Zhu, Y-G., 2011, In: Environment International. 37, 7, p. 1219 - 1225 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Organic matter-solid phase interactions are critical for predicting arsenic release and plant uptake in Bangladesh paddy soils

    Williams, P. N., Zhang, H., Davison, W., Meharg, A. A., Hossain, M., Norton, G. J., Brammer, H. & Islam, M. R., 2011, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 14, p. 6080-6087 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Spatial distribution of arsenic and temporal variation of its concentration in rice

    Zheng, M-Z., Cai, C., Hu, Y., Sun, G-X., Williams, P., Cui, H-J., Li, G., Zhao, F. J. & Zhu, Y-G., 2011, In: New Phytologist. 189, 1, p. 200-209 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. 2010
  19. Published

    Accumulation or production of arsenobetaine in humans?

    Newcombe, C., Raab, A., Williams, P., Deacon, C., Haris, P. I., Meharg, A. A. & Feldmann, J., 2010, In: Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 12, 4, p. 832-837 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Arsenic, lead, and cadmium pollution in rice from Hunan markets and contaminated areas and their health risk assessment (Text in Chinese with an accompanying abstract in English)

    Lei, M., Zeng, M., Wang, L., Williams, P. & Sun, G., 2010, In: Huanjing Kexue Xuebao 環境科學學報 / Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae. 30, p. 2314-2320 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Distribution and translocation of selenium from soil to grain and its speciation in paddy rice (Oryza sativa L.)

    Sun, G-X., Liu, X., Williams, P. N. & Zhu, Y-G., 2010, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 17, p. 6706-6711 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. 2009
  23. Published

    Selenium in higher plants: understanding mechanisms for biofortification and phytoremediation

    Zhu, Y-G., Pilon-Smits, E. A. H., Zhao, F-J., Williams, P. N. & Meharg, A. A., 08/2009, In: Trends in Plant Science. 14, 8, p. 436-442 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Survey of arsenic and its speciation in rice products such as breakfast cereals, rice crackers and Japanese rice condiments

    Sun, G-X., Williams, P. N., Zhu, Y-G., Deacon, C., Carey, A-M., Raab, A., Feldmann, J. & Meharg, A. A., 04/2009, In: Environment International. 35, 3, p. 473-475 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Accumulation, subcellular distribution and toxicity of copper in earthworm (Eisenia fetida) in the presence of ciprofloxacin

    Huang, R., Wen, B., Pei, Z., Shan, X-Q., Zhang, S. & Williams, P. N., 2009, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 10, p. 3688-3693 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Arsenic limits trace mineral nutrition (selenium, zinc, and nickel) in Bangladesh rice grain

    Williams, P. N., Islam, S., Islam, R., Jahiruddin, M., Adomako, E., Soliaman, A. R. M., Rahman, G. K. M. M., Lu, Y., Deacon, C., Zhu, Y-G. & Meharg, A. A., 2009, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 21, p. 8430-8436 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    Arsenic uptake and speciation in the rootless duckweed Wolffia globosa

    Zhang, X., Zhao, F-J., Huang, Q., Williams, P. N., Sun, G-X. & Zhu, Y-G., 2009, In: New Phytologist. 182, 2, p. 421-428 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  28. Published

    Baseline Soil Variation Is a Major Factor in Arsenic Accumulation in Bengal Delta Paddy Rice

    Lu, Y., Adomako, E., Solaiman, A. R. M., Islam, R. M., Deacon, C., Williams, P., Rahman, G. K. M. M. & Meharg, A. A., 2009, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 6, p. 1724-1729 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Enhanced transfer of arsenic to grain for Bangladesh grown rice compared to US and EU

    Adomako, E. E., Solaiman, A. R. M., Williams, P. N., Deacon, C., Rahman, G. K. M. M. & Meharg, A. A., 2009, In: Environment International. 35, 3, p. 476-479 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Geographical variation in total and inorganic arsenic content of polished (white) rice

    Meharg, A. A., Williams, P. N., Adomako, E., Lawgali, Y. Y., Deacon, C., Villada, A., Cambell, R. C. J., Sun, G., Zhu, Y-G., Feldmann, J., Raab, A., Zhao, F-J., Islam, R., Hossain, S. & Yanai, J., 2009, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 5, p. 1612-1617 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Occurrence and partitioning of cadmium, arsenic and lead in mine impacted paddy rice: Hunan, China

    Williams, P. N., Lei, M., Sun, G., Huang, Q., Lu, Y., Deacon, C., Meharg, A. A. & Zhu, Y-G., 2009, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 3, p. 637-642 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Selenium characterization in the global rice supply chain

    Williams, P. N., Lombi, E., Sun, G-X., Scheckel, K., Zhu, Y-G., Feng, X., Zhu, J., Carey, A-M., Adomako, E., Lawgali, Y., Deacon, C. & Meharg, A. A., 2009, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 15, p. 6024-6030 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. 2008
  34. Published

    Exposure to inorganic arsenic from rice: A global health issue?

    Zhu, Y-G., Williams, P. N. & Meharg, A. A., 2008, In: Environmental Pollution. 154, 2, p. 169 - 171 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. Published

    High percentage inorganic arsenic content of mining impacted and nonimpacted Chinese rice

    Zhu, Y. G., Sun, G. X., Lei, M., Teng, M., Liu, Y. X., Chen, N. C., Wang, L. H., Carey, A. M., Deacon, C., Raab, A., Meharg, A. A. & Williams, P., 2008, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 13, p. 5008-5013 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Influences of phosphorus starvation on OsACR2.1 expression and arsenic metabolism in rice seedlings

    Wang, L-H., Duan, G-L., Williams, P. & Zhu, Y-G., 2008, In: Plant and Soil. 313, 1-2, p. 129-139 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Inorganic arsenic in rice bran and its products are an order of magnitude higher than in bulk grain

    Sun, G-X., Williams, P. N., Carey, A-M., Zhu, Y-G., Deacon, C., Raab, A., Feldmann, J., Islam, R. M. & Meharg, A. A., 2008, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 19, p. 7542-7546 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Inorganic arsenic levels in baby rice are of concern

    Meharg, A. A., Sun, G., Williams, P., Adomako, E., Deacon, C., Zhu, Y-G., Feldmann, J. & Raab, A., 2008, In: Environmental Pollution. 152, 3, p. 746-749 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Inorganic arsenic levels in rice milk exceed EU and US drinking water standards

    Meharg, A. A., Deacon, C., Campbell, R. C. J., Carey, A. M., Carey, A-M., Williams, P., Feldmann, J. & Raab, A., 2008, In: Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 10, 4, p. 428-431 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Rice–arsenate interactions in hydroponics: a three-gene model for tolerance

    Norton, G. J., Nigar, M., Williams, P., Dasgupta, T., Meharg, A. A. & Price, A. H., 2008, In: Journal of Experimental Botany. 59, 8, p. 2277-2284 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Speciation and Localization of Arsenic in White and Brown Rice Grains

    Meharg, A. A., Lombi, E., Williams, P., Scheckel, K. G., Feldmann, J., Raab, A., Zhu, Y. & Islam, R., 2008, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 4, p. 1051-1057 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  42. 2007
  43. Published

    Greatly Enhanced Arsenic Shoot Assimilation in Rice Leads to Elevated Grain Levels Compared to Wheat and Barley

    Williams, P., Villada, A., Raab, A., Figuerola, J., Green, A. J., Feldmann, J. & Meharg, A. A., 2007, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 19, p. 6854-6859 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Market Basket Survey Shows Elevated Levels of As in South Central U.S. Processed Rice Compared to California:  Consequences for Human Dietary Exposure

    Williams, P., Raab, A., Feldmann, J. & Meharg, A. A., 2007, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 7, p. 2178-2183 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Uptake and translocation of inorganic and methylated arsenic species by plants

    Raab, A., Williams, P., Meharg, A. A. & Feldmann, J., 2007, In: Environmental Chemistry. 4, 3, p. 197-203 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  46. 2006
  47. Published

    Arsenate Causes Differential Acute Toxicity to Two P-deprived Genotypes of Rice Seedlings ( Oryza sativa L.)

    Geng, C. N., Zhu, Y. G., Hu, Y., Williams, P. & Meharg, A. A., 2006, In: Plant and Soil. 279, 1-2, p. 332-342 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Arsenic Sequestration in Iron Plaque, Its Accumulation and Speciation in Mature Rice Plants (Oryza Sativa L.)

    Liu, W. J., Zhu, Y. G., Hu, Y., Williams, P., Gault, A. G., Meharg, A. A., Charnock, J. M. & Smith, F. A., 2006, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 15, p. 40 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Codeposition of Organic Carbon and Arsenic in Bengal Delta Aquifers

    Meharg, A. A., Scrimegeour, C., Hossain, S. A., Fuller, K., Cruickshank, K., Williams, P. & Kinniburgh, D. G., 2006, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 16, p. 4928-4935 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Increase in Rice Grain Arsenic for Regions of Bangladesh Irrigating Paddies with Elevated Arsenic in Groundwaters

    Williams, P., Islam, M. S., Adomako, E. E., Raab, A., Hossain, S. A., Zhu, Y. G., Feldmann, J. & Meharg, A. A., 2006, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 16, p. 4903-4908 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    The potential for kelp manufacture to lead to arsenic pollution of remote Scottish islands

    Riekie, G. J., Williams, P., Raab, A. & Meharg, A. A., 2006, In: Chemosphere. 65, 2, p. 332-342 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. 2005
  53. Published

    Variation in arsenic speciation and concentration in paddy rice related to dietary exposure

    Williams, P., A. H., P., Raab, A., Hossain, S. A., Feldmann, J. & Meharg, A. A., 2005, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 15, p. 5531-5540 10 p., PMID:16124284.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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