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Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Biosciences
PO Box 1066, Blindern
Tel +47 41451694
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution
Research Region 36, 25
Skills/Expertise Ecotoxicology; sediment ecology; sediment ecotoxicology; genotoxicity; metal toxicity; endocrine disruption; environmental monitoring; environmental assessment
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Ketil HYLLAND)

Ruus, A, Aarre, I, Hylland, K. Bioaccumulation of PCBs in juvenile Atlantic cod exposed via natural food and sediment. Environ Toxicol Chem, 11: 2472-2481
Stomperudhaugen, ES, Langford, K, Schaanning, MT, Hylland, K. 2014. Effects of oil, organic matter and bioturbation on release of emamectin benzoate from sediment. J Soils Sed, 14: 1469-1478.
Carlsson, G, Norrgren, L, Hylland, K, Tollefsen, KE. 2014. Effluents from oil production platforms in the North Sea cause developmental toxicity to zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos. J Toxicol Environ Hlth, 77: 600-615.
Yazdani, M, Paulsen, R.E., Gjøen, T., Hylland, K. 2014. Reactive Oxygen Species and Cytotoxicity in Rainbow Trout Hepatocytes: Effects of Medium and Incubation Time. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol, 94, 193-198.
Guzzo, MM, Eckbo, NH, Gabrielsen, GW, Fisk, AT, Hylland, K, Borgå, K. 2014. Persistent organic pollutant concentrations in fledglings of two arctic seabird species, Environ Pollut, 184, 414-418.
Holth, TF, Eidsvoll, DP, Farmen, F, Sanders, MB, Martínez-Gómez, C, Budzinski, H, Burgeot, T, Guilhermino, L, Hylland, K. 2014. Effects of water accommodated fractions of crude oils and diesel on a suite of biomarkers in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), Aquat Toxicol, 154, 240-252.
Oliveira, M, Ribeiro, A, Hylland, K, Guilhermino, L. 2013 Single and combined effects of microplastics and pyrene on juveniles (0+ group) of the common goby Pomatoschistus microps (Teleostei, Gobiidae), Ecol Ind, 34, 641-647.
Macrae, K, Kile, S, Grung, M, Hylland, K. 2012. Sublethal effects of contaminated sediments in Arenicola marina. J Soils Sed, 12: 921-932.
Olsvik, P, Berntssen, MB, Hylland, K, Eriksen, DØ, Holen, E. 2012. Low impact of exposure to environmentally relevant doses of 226Ra in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) embryonic cells. J Environ Radioact, 109: 84-93.
Ellesat, K, Holth, TF, Wojewodicz, MW, Hylland, K. 2012. Waterborne atorvastatin exposure affects gene expression in juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Ecotoxicol, DOI: 10.1007/s10646-012-0918-z.
Gade, AL, Heiaas, H, Thomas, KV, Hylland, K. 2011. REACH exposure assessment of anticorrosive paint products - determination of exposure from application and service life to the aquatic environment. Reg Pharmacol Toxicol, 61: 332-339.
Farkas, J, Peter, H, Christian, P, Urrea, JAG, Hassellov, M, Tuoriniemi, J, Gustafsson, S, Olsson, E, Hylland, K, Thomas, KV. 2011. Characterization of the effluent from a nanosilver producing washing machine, Environ Int, 37, 1057-1062.
Tollefsen, KE, Sundt, R, Beyer, J, Meier, S, Hylland, K. 2011. Endocrine modulation of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) exposed to alkylphenols, PAHs, produced water and emulsified oil. J Toxicol Environ Health 74(7-9): 529-542.
Ellesat, K, Yazdani, M, Holth, TF, Hylland, K. 2011. Comparative cytotoxicity of statins and copper to primary hepatocytes of three marine fish species plaice (Pleuronectes platessa), long rough dab (Hippoglossoides platessoides) and Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Mar Environ Res, 72, 216-224.
Holth, TF, Beckius, J, Zorita, I, Cajaraville, M, Hylland, K. 2011. Long-term exposure to produced water components: effects on lysosomal alterations and peroxisome proliferation in head kidney of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Aquat Toxicol, 72: 127-134.
Holth, TF, Thorsen, A, Olsvik, P, Hylland, K. 2010. Long-term exposure of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) to produced water components: growth, reproduction and gene expression. Can J Fish Aquat Sci, 67: 1685-1698.
Berge, JA, Hylland, K, Schlabach, M, Ruus, A. 2010. Accumulation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) ? cage experiments in a Norwegian fjord. J Toxicol Environ Health 74: 455-465.
Haukås, M, Ruus, A, Hylland, K, Berge, JA, Mariussen, E. 2010. Bioavailability of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) to the polychaete Hediste diversicolor ? exposure through sediment and food from a contaminated fjord. Environ Toxicol Chem, 29: 1709-1715.
Haukås, M, Hylland, K, Berge, JA, Nygård, T, Mariussen, E. 2010. Diastereomer-specific accumulation patterns of HBCD in a coastal food web. Sci Tot Environ. 408: 5910-5916.
Finne EF, Olsvik PA, Berntssen MHG, Hylland K, Tollefsen KE. 2010. Oxidative stress responses in rainbow trout hepatocytes exposed to pro-oxidants and a complex environmental sample. Comp Biochem Physiol, 151: 431-438.
Bakke, T; Kallqvist, T; Ruus, A; Breedveld, GD; Hylland, K. 2010. Development of sediment quality criteria in Norway. J Soils Sed, 10: 172-178.
Ellesat, K, Tollefsen, KE, Åsberg, A, Hylland, K. 2010. Cytotoxicity of atorvastatin and simvastatin to primary rainbow trout (Onchorynchus mykiss) hepatocytes. Toxicol in vitro, 24: 1610-1618.
Holth, TF, Beylich, BA, Camus, L, Klobucar, GIV, Hylland, K. 2010. Repeated sampling of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) for monitoring of nondestructive parameters during exposure to an offshore effluent. J Toxicol Environ Health 74(7-9):555-568.
Klobucar, GIV, Stambuk, A, Pavlica, M, Peric, MS, Hackenberger, BK, Hylland, K. 2009. Genotoxicity monitoring of freshwater environments using caged carp (Cyprinus carpio). Ecotoxicology, 19: 77-84.
Hylland, K, Ruus, A, Grung, M, Green, N. 2009. Relationships between physiology, tissue contaminants and biomarker responses in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). J Toxicol Environ Health, 72: 226-233.
Sonne, C, Aspholm, O, Dietz, R, Andersen, S, Berntssen, M, Hylland, K. 2009. A pilot study of metal concentrations and metallothionein binding capacity in liver, kidney and brain tissues of three Arctic seal species. Sci Tot Environ, 407: 6166-6172.
Grung, M, Holth, TF, Ruus, A, Sidhu, R, Eriksen, DØ, Hylland, K. 2009. Bioaccumulation and lack of oxidative stress response in the ragworm H. diversicolor following exposure to 226Ra in sediment. J Environ Radioact, 100: 429-434.
Stomperudhaugen, ES, Øverås, NH, Langford, K, de Coen, W, Smolders, R, Hylland, K. 2009. Cellular energy allocation in Hediste diversicolor exposed to sediment contaminants. J Toxicol Environ Health, 72: 244-253.
Haukås, M, Hylland, K, Berge, JA, Nygård, T, Mariussen, E. 2009. Spatial diastereomer patterns of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in a Norwegian fjord. Sci Tot Environ, 407: 5907-5913.
Holth, TF, Beylich, B, Skarphedinsdottir, H, Liewenborg, B, Grung, M, Hylland, K. 2009. Genotoxicity of environmentally relevant concentrations of water soluble oil components in cod (Gadus morhua). Environ Sci Technol, 43: 3329-3334.
Harman, C, Holth, TF, Hylland, K, Thomas, K, Grung, M. 2009. Relationship between PAH accumulation in semipermeable membrane devices and PAH bile metabolite levels in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). J Toxicol Environ Health, 72: 234-243.
Grung, M, Jacobsen, MR, Holth, TF, Hylland, K. 2009. PAH-metabolites in Atlantic cod exposed via water or diet to a synthetic produced water J Toxicol Environ Health, 72: 254-265.
Rees, H, Hyland, J, Hylland, K, Mercer-Clarke, CSL, Roff, JC, Ware, S. 2008. Environmental indicators: utility in meeting regulatory needs. An overview. ICES J Mar Sci, 1381-1386.
Klobucar, GIV, Stambuk, A, Hylland, K, Pavlica, M. 2008. Detection of DNA damage in haemocytes of Mytilus galloprovincialis in the coastal ecosystems of Ka?tela and Trogir bays, Croatia. Sci Total Environ, 405: 330-337.
Holth, TF, Nourizadeh-Lillabadi R, Blaesbjerg M, Holbech, H, Petersen, GI, Aleström, P and Hylland K. 2008. Differential gene expression and biomarkers in zebrafish (Danio rerio) following exposure to produced water components. Aquat Toxicol, 90, 277-294.
Finne EF, Olsvik PA, Berntssen MHG, Hylland K, Tollefsen KE. 2008. The partial pressure of oxygen affects biomarkers of oxidative stress in cultured rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes. Toxicol in vitro, 22, 1657-1661.
Gade, AL, Øvrebø, S, Hylland, K. 2008. Testing REACH draft technical guidance notes for conducting chemical safety assessments - the experience of a downstream user of a preparation. Reg Pharmacol Toxicol, 51, 168-180.
Hylland K, Tollefsen KE, Ruus A, Jonsson G, Sundt RC, Sanni S, Utvik TIR, Johnsen S, Nilssen I, Pinturier L, Balk L, Barsiene J, Marigomez I, Feist SW, Børseth, JF. 2008. Water column monitoring near oil installations in the North Sea 2001?2004. Mar Pollut Bull, 56: 414?429.
Olsen, GH; Sva, E; Carroll, J; Camus, L; De Coen, W; Smolders, R; Overaas, H; Hylland, Ketil . Alterations in the energy budget of Arctic benthic species exposed to oil-related compounds. Aquatic Toxicology 2007;83:85-92
Finne, E.F., Cooper, B.A., Koop, B.F., Hylland, K., Tollefsen, K.-E. 2007. Toxicogenomic responses in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes exposed to model chemicals and a synthetic mixture. Aquat Toxicol, 81, 293-303.
Hylland, K, Lang, T, McIntosh, M, Thain, JE, Utvik, TIR, Vethaak, AD, Wosniok, W. 2006. Biological effects of contaminants in pelagic ecosystems: the BECPELAG workshop. In: Biological effects of contaminants in pelagic ecosystems. Hylland, K, Vethaak, AD, Lang, T (Eds), SETAC Press, pp 3-8.
Hylland, K., Beyer, J., Berntssen, M., Klungsøyr, J., Lang, T., Balk, L. 2006. May persistent organic pollutants affect fish populations in the North Sea? J. Toxicol. Environ. Hlth. Part A, 69:125-138.
Jensen LK, Carroll J, Pedersen G, Hylland K, Dahle S, Bakke T. 2006. A multi-generation Calanus finmarchicus culturing system for use in long-term oil exposure experiments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 333: 71-78.
Alvarado NE, Quesada I, Hylland K, Marigomez I, Soto M. 2006. Quantitative changes in metallothionein expression in target cell-types in the gills of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) exposed to Cd, Cu, Zn and after a depuration treatment. Aquatic Toxicology 77: 64-77.
Hylland, K. 2006. Biological effects in the management of chemicals in the marine environment. Mar Pollut Bull, 53: 614-619.
Hylland, K. 2006. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) ecotoxicology in marine ecosystems. J. Toxicol. Environ. Hlth. Part A, 69:109-123.
Hylland, K., Aspholm, O.-Ø., Knutsen, J.-A., Ruus, A. 2006. Biomarkers in fish from dioxin-contaminated fjords. Biomarkers, 11: 97-117.
Lyons, B, Thain, JE, Stentiford, GD, Hylland, K, Davies, I, Vethaak, AD. Using biological effects tools to de?ne Good Environmental Status under the European Union Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Mar Pollut Bull, 60: 1647-1651.
Martinez-Gomez, C, Vethaak, AD, Hylland, K, Burgeot, T, Köhler, A, Lyons, BP, Thain, J, Gubbins, MJ, Davies, IM. A guide to toxicity assessment and monitoring effects at lower levels of biological organization following marine oil spills in European waters, ICES J Mar Sci, 67: 1107-1118.
Muusse, M, Langford, K, Tollefsen, KE, Cornelissen, G, Haglund, P, Hylland, K, Thomas, KV. Characterisation of AhR agonist compounds in road-side snow. Anal Bionanal Chem. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-012-6000-0.
Balk L, Hylland K, Hansson T, Berntssen MHG, Beyer J, et al. 2011 Biomarkers in Natural Fish Populations Indicate Adverse Biological Effects of Offshore Oil Production. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19735. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019735
Gade, AL, Heiaas, H, Lillicrap, A, Hylland, K. Ecotoxicity testing of substances and mixtures, calculations of mixture toxicity and evaluation of the REACH mixture strategy using a real-world paint mixture. Sci Tot Environ, 435?436: 526?540
Vestheim, HF, Langford, K, Hylland, K. Lack of response in a marine pelagic community to short-term oil and contaminant exposure. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol, 416-417: 110-114.
Hamers, T, Legler, J, Blaha, L, Hylland, K, Marigomez, I, Schipper, C, Segner, H, Vethaak, D, Witters, H, de Zwart, D, Leonards, P. Experts? Opinion on Toxicity Profiling ? Report from the NORMAN Expert Group Meeting. Integr Environ Assess Manage, 9: 185?191

Group(s): NORDIR
Created: 1999-05-07 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Ketil HYLLAND