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Table 3 Selected priority U.S. EPA PAHs adsorbed on the PM2.5 collected in various localities (ng/m3)

From: Global gene expression changes in human embryonic lung fibroblasts induced by organic extracts from respirable air particles

Compound name Ostrava-Bartovice Ostrava-Poruba Karvina Trebon
Fluoranthene 11.6 2.48 1.72 1.00
Pyrene 13.9 2.61 1.76 1.01
Benz[a]anthracene 11.6 1.62 1.67 0.50
Chrysene 9.06 1.96 2.19 0.89
Benzo[b]fluoranthene 3.89 0.55 1.03 0.31
Benzo[k]fluoranthene 4.34 0.69 1.18 0.32
Benzo[a]pyrene 5.98 1.31 2.26 0.55
Dibenz[a, h]anthracene 1.16 0.21 0.16 0.09
Benzo[ghi]perylene 5.15 0.80 1.83 0.51
Indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene 9.67 1.38 3.30 0.72