G R Macfarlane

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leaf biochemical parameters in Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh as potential biomarkers of heavy metal stress in estuarine ecosystems
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:244-56. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Toxicity, growth and accumulation relationships of copper, lead and zinc in the grey mangrove Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Mar Environ Res 54:65-84. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Accumulation and distribution of heavy metals in the grey mangrove, Avicennia marina (Forsk)Vierh: biological indication potential
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW, 2308 Australia
    Environ Pollut 123:139-51. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of heavy metal contamination in the red fingered marsh crab, Parasesarma erythodactyla
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 51:584-93. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Exposure to 17α-ethynylestradiol causes dose and temporally dependent changes in intersex, females and vitellogenin production in the Sydney rock oyster
    M N Andrew
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Ecotoxicology 19:1440-51. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The Akoya pearl oyster shell as an archival monitor of lead exposure
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Environ Pollut 143:166-73. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Sublethal behavioral effects of the water accommodated fractions of crude oil to gastropod molluscs
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308 Australia
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 72:1025-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Estuarine macrobenthic community structure in the Hawkesbury River, Australia: relationships with sediment physicochemical and anthropogenic parameters
    G R Macfarlane
    Centre for Ecotoxicology, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Environ Monit Assess 72:51-78. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential biomarkers of crude oil exposure in the gastropod mollusc, Austrocochlea porcata: laboratory and manipulative field studies
    D J Reid
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Environ Pollut 126:147-55. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll a fluorescence as a potential biomarker of zinc stress in the grey mangrove, Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70:90-6. 2003

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Leaf biochemical parameters in Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh as potential biomarkers of heavy metal stress in estuarine ecosystems
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:244-56. 2002
    ..Peroxidase activity may be an appropriate biomarker for Zn or total metal accumulation in leaf tissue, and the chlorophyll a/b ratio a suitable biomarker of Zn accumulation though requires temporal monitoring under field conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Toxicity, growth and accumulation relationships of copper, lead and zinc in the grey mangrove Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Mar Environ Res 54:65-84. 2002
    ..Possible mechanisms of accumulation and toxicity are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Accumulation and distribution of heavy metals in the grey mangrove, Avicennia marina (Forsk)Vierh: biological indication potential
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW, 2308 Australia
    Environ Pollut 123:139-51. 2003
    ..A. marina roots may be employed as a biological indicator of environmental exposure of Cu, Pb and Zn and leaves for Zn, with temporal monitoring...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of heavy metal contamination in the red fingered marsh crab, Parasesarma erythodactyla
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 51:584-93. 2006
    ..Glutathione peroxidase activity may be a sensitive biomarker of metal exposure and biological effect and lipid peroxides as a secondary marker when accumulated metals are high...
  5. doi request reprint Exposure to 17α-ethynylestradiol causes dose and temporally dependent changes in intersex, females and vitellogenin production in the Sydney rock oyster
    M N Andrew
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Ecotoxicology 19:1440-51. 2010
    ..Vitellogenin in S. glomerata is a predictive biomarker of estrogenic exposure and effect if sampled soon after exposure and at the commencement of a gonadal development cycle...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Akoya pearl oyster shell as an archival monitor of lead exposure
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Environ Pollut 143:166-73. 2006
    ..Patterns of Pb deposition not only reflected the frequency of Pb exposure events but also their relative durations. Thus, the shell of P. imbricata may be employed as a suitable biological archive of Pb exposure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sublethal behavioral effects of the water accommodated fractions of crude oil to gastropod molluscs
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308 Australia
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 72:1025-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Estuarine macrobenthic community structure in the Hawkesbury River, Australia: relationships with sediment physicochemical and anthropogenic parameters
    G R Macfarlane
    Centre for Ecotoxicology, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Environ Monit Assess 72:51-78. 2001
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  9. ncbi request reprint Potential biomarkers of crude oil exposure in the gastropod mollusc, Austrocochlea porcata: laboratory and manipulative field studies
    D J Reid
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Environ Pollut 126:147-55. 2003
    ..However, subsequent manipulative field experimentation indicated that the GPx response was not sufficiently sensitive and not necessarily predictive of population level effects when measured in situ...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll a fluorescence as a potential biomarker of zinc stress in the grey mangrove, Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh
    G R Macfarlane
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70:90-6. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Quantification of in situ nutrient and heavy metal remediation by a small pearl oyster (Pinctada imbricata) farm at Port Stephens, Australia
    S Gifford
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:417-22. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates that pearl aquaculture may be used to assist in the removal of pollutants from coastal waters while producing a commercially profitable commodity...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of 4-nonylphenol and 17alpha-ethynylestradiol exposure in the Sydney rock oyster, Saccostrea glomerata: Vitellogenin induction and gonadal development
    M N Andrew
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Aquat Toxicol 88:39-47. 2008
    ..Male individuals in 1microg/L and 100microg/L 4-nonylphenol exposures and 5ng/L 17alpha-ethynylestradiol were at earlier stages of spermatogenic development than corresponding controls...
  13. doi request reprint Arsenic and heavy metal accumulation by Pteris vittata L. and P. umbrosa R. Br
    C E Koller
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 80:128-33. 2008
    ..Under the experimental conditions, only P. vittata could be effectively used in soil from one location for phytoremediation purposes...