W X Wang

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Affiliation: Clear Water Bay
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Benzo[a]pyrene absorption and exposure pathways in the green mussel Perna viridis
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:451-8. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Dioxin and phthalate uptake and assimilation by the green mussel Perna viridis
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Division of Life Science, State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 178:455-62. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Incorporating exposure into aquatic toxicological studies: an imperative
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 105:9-15. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Significance of metallothioneins in metal accumulation kinetics in marine animals
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 152:1-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Comparative approaches to understand metal bioaccumulation in aquatic animals
    Wen Xiong Wang
    College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Sciences, Xiamen University, Fujian, PR China
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 148:315-23. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Influences of phosphate and silicate on Cr(VI) and Se(IV) accumulation in marine phytoplankton
    W X Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 52:39-47. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Metal stoichiometry in predicting Cd and Cu toxicity to a freshwater green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 142:303-12. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Influences of different selenium species on the uptake and assimilation of Hg(II) and methylmercury by diatoms and green mussels
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 68:39-50. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of trace metal concentrations in an intertidal rocky shore food chain
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:332-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal study on the Cd, Se, and Zn uptake by natural coastal phytoplankton assemblages
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:161-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Benzo[a]pyrene absorption and exposure pathways in the green mussel Perna viridis
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:451-8. 2002
    ..However, the relative importance of aqueous and dietary exposure can be affected by the variation of AE, mussel's ingestion rate, and concentration of BaP in ingested food particles...
  2. doi request reprint Dioxin and phthalate uptake and assimilation by the green mussel Perna viridis
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Division of Life Science, State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 178:455-62. 2013
    ..Given the high dissolved uptake rate and the modest dietary assimilation, aqueous exposure was predicted to be the dominant bioaccumulation source for both dioxin and phthalate in the green mussels under most conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Incorporating exposure into aquatic toxicological studies: an imperative
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 105:9-15. 2011
    ..Incorporating exposure will allow aquatic toxicology to be placed in a context of environmental relevance and enhance our understanding of the impacts of toxicants on our living environments...
  4. doi request reprint Significance of metallothioneins in metal accumulation kinetics in marine animals
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 152:1-8. 2010
    ..We propose several issues that need to be further addressed in studying the interaction between MT induction and metal accumulation biokinetics...
  5. doi request reprint Comparative approaches to understand metal bioaccumulation in aquatic animals
    Wen Xiong Wang
    College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Sciences, Xiamen University, Fujian, PR China
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 148:315-23. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Influences of phosphate and silicate on Cr(VI) and Se(IV) accumulation in marine phytoplankton
    W X Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 52:39-47. 2001
    ..Nutrient enrichments in many water bodies may potentially affect the accumulation of anionic metals, and thus their biological transport and fate in these environments...
  7. ncbi request reprint Metal stoichiometry in predicting Cd and Cu toxicity to a freshwater green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 142:303-12. 2006
    ..It is necessary to consider the stoichiometry of metals in predicting metal toxicity in phytoplankton...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influences of different selenium species on the uptake and assimilation of Hg(II) and methylmercury by diatoms and green mussels
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 68:39-50. 2004
    ..Both dissolved and dietary uptake appeared to be equally important in the accumulation of Hg(II) and MeHg in the green mussels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of trace metal concentrations in an intertidal rocky shore food chain
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:332-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal study on the Cd, Se, and Zn uptake by natural coastal phytoplankton assemblages
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:161-9. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of metal exposure history on trace metal uptake and accumulation by marine invertebrates
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 61:145-59. 2005
    ..Trace metal accumulation may also be variable in different natural populations of bivalves as a result of different physicochemical environments and histories of exposure. We finally suggest a few areas for future research in this field...
  12. doi request reprint Subcellular distribution of zinc in Daphnia magna and implication for toxicity
    Wen Xiong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1841-8. 2010
    ..A tissue-based Zn accumulation approach with a threshold Zn tissue concentration was better in predicting acute Zn toxicity...
  13. doi request reprint Copper and zinc contamination in oysters: subcellular distribution and detoxification
    Wen Xiong Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1767-74. 2011
    ..In the most severely contaminated oysters, only a negligible fraction of their Cu and Zn was bound with the metal-sensitive fraction, which may explain the survival of oysters in such contaminated environments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of major nutrient additions on metal uptake in phytoplankton
    W X Wang
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Environ Pollut 111:233-40. 2001
    ..Our study therefore demonstrated that nutrient enrichments in many coastal waters can considerably affect trace metal uptake in phytoplankton and presumably metal trophic transfer in marine food chains...
  15. ncbi request reprint Metal uptake in a coastal diatom influenced by major nutrients (N, P, and Si)
    W X Wang
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Water Res 35:315-21. 2001
    ..This study demonstrated that water quality brought about by a change in nutrient condition could considerably influence the uptake of metals by marine phytoplankton...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of metal uptake rate and absorption efficiency in marine bivalves
    W X Wang
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:1367-73. 2001
    ..Both the aqueous chemistry and the physiology of the animals can be important in affecting metal bioavailability from the dissolved phase...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparative studies on the biokinetics of Cd, Cr, and Zn in the green mussel Perna viridis and the Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum
    K Chong
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 115:107-21. 2001
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  18. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation of Cd, Se, and Zn in an estuarine oyster (Crassostrea rivularis) and a coastal oyster (Saccostrea glomerata)
    C Ke
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
    Aquat Toxicol 56:33-51. 2001
    ..Our study demonstrated that estuarine and coastal oysters differed in their strategies in accumulating a high metal concentration in their tissues...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inter-population differences in Cd, Cr, Se, and Zn accumulation by the green mussel Perna viridis acclimated at different salinities
    Graham Blackmore
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Aquat Toxicol 62:205-18. 2003
    ..There was a clear effect of acclimation to lowered salinity on metal uptake, which may have important implications for metal accumulation modelling, biomonitoring, and toxicity studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metallothionein turnover, cytosolic distribution and the uptake of Cd by the green mussel Perna viridis
    T Y T Ng
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Aquat Toxicol 84:153-61. 2007
    ..This study provides important new information for the role of metallothionein turnover on Cd kinetics in an aquatic invertebrate...
  21. ncbi request reprint Modeling of cadmium bioaccumulation in two populations of the green mussel Perna viridis
    Tania Y T Ng
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2299-305. 2005
    ..Our study highlights differences in Cd accumulation kinetics in different populations of mussels likely caused by the different physical environments...
  22. ncbi request reprint Modification of trace metal accumulation in the green mussel Perna viridis by exposure to Ag, Cu, and Zn
    Dalin Shi
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 132:265-77. 2004
    ..Such factors should be considered in using metal concentrations in mussel's soft tissues to evaluate the metal pollution in coastal waters...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of calcium on the uptake and elimination of cadmium and zinc in Asiatic clams
    J W Qiu
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:278-87. 2005
    ..Ca did not seem to have a direct effect on metal assimilation from food or metal elimination from the bivalve...
  24. ncbi request reprint Metal accumulation in the green macroalga Ulva fasciata: effects of nitrate, ammonium and phosphate
    W Y Lee
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
    Sci Total Environ 278:11-22. 2001
    ..The dependence of metal accumulation on major nutrients will appreciably affect our prediction of metal accumulation in macroalgae and the interpretation of biomonitoring data using the Ulva species...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sediment geochemical controls on CD, CR, and ZN assmilation by the clam Ruditapes philippinarum
    W Fan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2309-17. 2001
    ..This study has demonstrated that several geochemical fractions of the sediments, particularly the exchangeable, Fe oxide, and sulfide fractions, are important in determining metal bioavailability from sediments to clams...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cadmium toxicity to two marine phytoplankton under different nutrient conditions
    Ai Jun Miao
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 78:114-26. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Interactions of silver, cadmium, and copper accumulation in green mussels (Perna viridis)
    Tania Y T Ng
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1764-9. 2007
    ..Metal interaction is more likely to be observed at the subcellular level than at the whole-tissue level...
  28. ncbi request reprint Modeling of depuration of paralytic shellfish toxins in Chlamys nobilis and Perna viridis
    K N Yu
    Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:474-9. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Cd, Cu, and Zn toxic effects on four marine phytoplankton by pulse-amplitude-modulated fluorometry
    Ai Jun Miao
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2603-11. 2005
    ..For all the algae examined in our study, the bioaccumulation potentials of Cu and Zn were similar to each other, while the Cd bioaccumulation was much lower under environmentally realistic metal concentration...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of metal subcellular distribution and its relationship with metal uptake in marine mussels
    Tania Y T Ng
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2365-72. 2005
    ..The wide dynamics of subcellular metal distribution suggests that the relevance of individual subcellular fractions is dependent on the exposure pathway...
  31. ncbi request reprint Biokinetics of cadmium, selenium, and zinc in freshwater alga Scenedesmus obliquus under different phosphorus and nitrogen conditions and metal transfer to Daphnia magna
    Ri Qing Yu
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 129:443-56. 2004
    ..obliquus. Responses of trophic transfer in Daphnia to nutrient enrichment were metal specific. P-enrichment can possibly lead to considerable decrease on Se transfer from algae to zooplankton...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary assimilation and elimination of Cd, Se, and Zn by Daphnia magna at different metal concentrations
    Rui Guan
    Atmospheric Marine Coastal Environment Program, and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2689-98. 2004
    ..The change of TTF with metal concentration will have important implication for ecotoxicity testing using D. magna, especially when the dietary exposure is incorporated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Uptake and elimination routes of inorganic mercury and methylmercury in Daphnia magna
    Martin T K Tsui
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Environ Sci Technol 38:808-16. 2004
    ..The results strongly indicate that maternal transfer of Hg(II) and MeHg in freshwater zooplankton should be considered in manytoxicity testings and risk assessment in aquatic food chains...
  34. ncbi request reprint Understanding the differences in Cd and Zn bioaccumulation and subcellular storage among different populations of marine clams
    Dalin Shi
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Sci Technol 38:449-56. 2004
    ..The relative significance of dietary uptake and the potential trophic transfer of metals in the contaminated areas may be substantially different from those in the clean environments...
  35. ncbi request reprint Uptake, absorption efficiency and elimination of DDT in marine phytoplankton, copepods and fish
    Xinhong Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 136:453-64. 2005
    ..In fish, dissolved exposure is a more significant route than intake from the diet. The predicted trophic transfer factors in the copepods and the fish are consistent with the field measurements in marine zooplankton and fish...
  36. ncbi request reprint The influences of ambient and body calcium on cadmium and zinc accumulation in Daphnia magna
    Qiao Guo Tan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1605-13. 2008
    ..Our results better explain the role of ambient and body Ca in the accumulation of Cd and Zn in D. magna...
  37. doi request reprint Biokinetics of cadmium and zinc in a marine bacterium: influences of metal interaction and pre-exposure
    Dongshi Chen
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1794-801. 2008
    ..firmus. These results help to understand the interactions of metals in the marine environments...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multiphase biokinetic modeling of cadmium accumulation in Daphnia magna from dietary and aqueous sources
    Rui Guan
    Atmospheric Marine Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:2840-6. 2006
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  39. ncbi request reprint Metal and oxygen uptake in the green mussel Perna viridis under different metabolic conditions
    Jingfeng Wang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2657-64. 2005
    ..These results strongly suggest that Cd and Zn uptake are coupled with oxygen uptake in the mussels; thus, physiological processes need to be considered in studying metal accumulation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Trophic transfer of heavy metals from freshwater zooplankton Daphnia magna to zebrafish Danio reiro
    Xue Jun Liu
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Water Res 36:4563-9. 2002
    ..Our results demonstrated that there was major difference in metal AE in freshwater fish among different metals. Metal localization in prey organisms and GPT appear to have little influence on metal assimilation by the zebrafish...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of metal accumulation in mussels at different local and global scales
    Graham Blackmore
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:388-95. 2003
    ..This study therefore provides important evidence in support of Mussel Watch Programs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cd and Zn uptake kinetics in Daphnia magna in relation to Cd exposure history
    Rui Guan
    Atmospheric, Marine, Coastal Environment Program, and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6051-8. 2004
    ..The bioavailability of Zn was enhanced as a result of Cd preexposure. This study highlights the important influences of Cd preexposure history on the biokinetics and potential toxicity of Cd and Zn to D. magna...
  43. ncbi request reprint The uptake of Cd, Cr, and Zn by the macroalga Enteromorpha crinita and subsequent transfer to the marine herbivorous rabbitfish, Siganus canaliculatus
    Sze Man Chan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:298-306. 2003
    ..Nutrient condition and starvation do have considerable effects on the AEs of Cd and Zn in rabbitfish that are fed macroalgae...
  44. ncbi request reprint Uptake and efflux of Cd and Zn by the green mussel Perna viridis after metal preexposure
    Graham Blackmore
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, People s Republic of China
    Environ Sci Technol 36:989-95. 2002
    ..Caution is needed in extrapolating data to species not capable of making such changes, particularly for Cd, which is not regulated and for which the effects of an elevated body burden are most obvious...
  45. ncbi request reprint Alteration of dissolved cadmium and zinc uptake kinetics by metal pre-exposure in the Black Sea bream (Acanthopagrus schlegeli)
    Li Zhang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1312-21. 2006
    ..We demonstrated a positive relationship between the Cd uptake rate and Cd or MT concentration in the fish. Pre-exposure to metals may substantially modify the kinetics of metal uptake...
  46. ncbi request reprint Influences of macroalga-derived dissolved organic carbon on the aquatic toxicity of copper and cadmium
    Martin T K Tsui
    Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences and Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, 224 Waterloo Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Chemosphere 65:1831-5. 2006
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  47. ncbi request reprint Geochemistry of Cd, Cr, and Zn in highly contaminated sediments and its influences on assimilation by marine bivalves
    Wenhong Fan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Environ Sci Technol 36:5164-71. 2002
    ..The influences of metal speciation on metal bioavailability can be confounded by the degree to which sediments are contaminated with metals...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cadmium toxicity in a marine diatom as predicted by the cellular metal sensitive fraction
    Mengjiao Wang
    AMCE and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Sci Technol 42:940-6. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrated that models predicting metal toxicity need to address the subcellular fates of metals and how they respond to external and internal conditions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Influences of metal-ligand complexes on the cadmium and zinc biokinetics in the marine bacterium, Bacillus firmus
    Chung Fai Keung
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:131-7. 2008
    ..55 +/- 1.96) x 10(-4)/min and (3.75 +/- 1.04) x 10(-4)/min, respectively. The present study helps us to understand the process of bioaccumulation of metals in marine bacteria, which remains a poorly studied area...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal uptake of cadmium and zinc by a marine teleost Acanthopagrus schlegeli
    Li Zhang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 85:143-53. 2007
    ..The presence of EDTA significantly reduced intestinal Zn uptake to 11%, while cysteine improved it by 59%. The intestinal Cd and Zn uptake rates were unaffected by the perfusion rate...
  51. ncbi request reprint Waterborne cadmium and zinc uptake in a euryhaline teleost Acanthopagrus schlegeli acclimated to different salinities
    Li Zhang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Aquat Toxicol 84:173-81. 2007
    ..Our results indicated that both ambient physicochemical factors and the physiological responses of fish resulted in difference of metal uptake in marine and freshwater environments...
  52. ncbi request reprint Biokinetics and tolerance development of toxic metals in Daphnia magna
    Martin Tsz Ki Tsui
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1023-32. 2007
    ..magna. The results inferred from these studies can be extrapolated to other aquatic invertebrates as well as to other pollutants in the aquatic environment...
  53. ncbi request reprint Maternal transfer efficiency and transgenerational toxicity of methylmercury in Daphnia magna
    Martin T K Tsui
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:1504-11. 2004
    ..g., brood chamber) in D. magna. Our study demonstrated that maternal transfer of MeHg in freshwater zooplankton is an important predictor of MeHg concentration in their offspring and is a time-dependent and highly dynamic process...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of aqueous and dietary preexposure and resulting body burden on silver biokinetics in the green mussel Perma viridis
    Dalin Shi
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Environ Sci Technol 37:936-43. 2003
    ..Ag preexposure and resulting body burden should be considered carefully when interpreting the observed Ag concentration in biomonitoring animals to evaluate the Ag pollution in seawater...
  55. ncbi request reprint Multigenerational cadmium acclimation and biokinetics in Daphnia magna
    Rui Guan
    Atmospheric Marine Coastal Environment Program, and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 141:343-52. 2006
    ..The tolerance developed within the first several generations might not be maintained, and the animals may become even more sensitive to Cd stress in subsequent generations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Metal exposure and bioavailability to a marine deposit-feeding sipuncula, Sipunculus nudus
    Qi Lun Yan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, China
    Environ Sci Technol 36:40-7. 2002
    ..Thus, sediment should be considered as a direct source for metal accumulation in sipuncula when setting the sediment quality criteria...
  57. ncbi request reprint Influences of dissolved and colloidal organic carbon on the uptake of Ag, Cd, and Cr by the marine mussel Perna viridis
    Jin Fen Pan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Environ Pollut 129:467-77. 2004
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  58. ncbi request reprint Influence of glyphosate and its formulation (Roundup) on the toxicity and bioavailability of metals to Ceriodaphnia dubia
    Martin T K Tsui
    Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Environ Pollut 138:59-68. 2005
    ..Therefore, our study strongly suggests that glyphosate and its commercial formulations can control the toxicity as well as the bioavailability of heavy metals in aquatic ecosystems where both groups of chemicals can co-occur...
  59. ncbi request reprint Influences of metal concentration in phytoplankton and seawater on metal assimilation and elimination in marine copepods
    Y Xu
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:1067-77. 2001
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  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of sediment composition on inorganic mercury partitioning, speciation and bioavailability in oxic surficial sediments
    Huan Zhong
    Atmospheric Marine Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 151:222-30. 2008
    ..Redistribution of Hg-OM complexes between sediments and gut juices may occur during gut juice extraction and modify Hg bioavailability and speciation in sediments...
  61. ncbi request reprint Assimilation and bioconcentration of Ag and Cd by the marine black bream after waterborne and dietary metal exposure
    Aimin Long
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:709-16. 2005
    ..Exposure to dissolved and dietary metals may increase metal accumulation, which potentially may lead to metal toxicity, although the fish may develop a tolerance to metals due to the apparent induction of MT...
  62. ncbi request reprint Influences of maternal exposure on the tolerance and physiological performance of Daphnia magna under mercury stress
    Martin T K Tsui
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1228-34. 2005
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  63. ncbi request reprint Temperature influences on the accumulation and elimination of mercury in a freshwater cladoceran, Daphnia magna
    Martin T K Tsui
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Aquat Toxicol 70:245-56. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, the trophic transfer potentials for both Hg species in this algae-daphnids food chain were not influenced by the temperature...
  64. ncbi request reprint Metal partitioning in river sediments measured by sequential extraction and biomimetic approaches
    Shu Heng Peng
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Chemosphere 57:839-51. 2004
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  65. ncbi request reprint Metal-solid interactions controlling the bioavailability of mercury from sediments to clams and sipunculans
    Huan Zhong
    Atmospheric, Marine, and Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3794-9. 2006
    ..Detailed analyses of metal-solid interactions provide a better understanding of how Hg in sediments can predict Hg concentration and therefore bioavailability in benthic invertebrates...
  66. ncbi request reprint Silver uptake by a marine diatom and its transfer to the coastal copepod Acartia spinicauda
    Yan Xu
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:682-90. 2004
    ..The influence of eutrophication on Ag trophic transfer is dependent on the degree to which each kinetic parameter is affected by nutrient enrichments...
  67. ncbi request reprint Comparison between two clones of Daphnia magna: effects of multigenerational cadmium exposure on toxicity, individual fitness, and biokinetics
    Rui Guan
    Atmospheric Marine Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
    Aquat Toxicol 76:217-29. 2006
    ..g., food concentrations, pH, dissolved or dietary metal concentration, and metal exposure histories) rather than on genotypes implied the great potential of using biokinetics in inter-lab comparisons and environmental risk assessments...
  68. ncbi request reprint Extraction of spiked metals from contaminated coastal sediments: a comparison of different methods
    Wenhong Fan
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2659-66. 2003
    ..Our study suggests that there were large differences in extraction among metals using different extractants and only Cd extraction was significantly related to its geochemical speciation in sediments...
  69. ncbi request reprint Subcellular cadmium distribution, accumulation, and toxicity in a predatory gastropod, thais Clavigera, fed different prey
    Ma Shan Cheung
    Atmospheric, Marine, Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:174-81. 2006
    ..Our results imply that metal fractionation in prey can alter the subsequent subcellular metal distribution in predators and that dietary Cd toxicity to the whelks was low, even when the accumulated Cd body concentrations were high...
  70. ncbi request reprint Uptake of aqueous and dietary metals by mussel Perna viridis with different Cd exposure histories
    Dalin Shi
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
    Environ Sci Technol 39:9363-9. 2005
    ..Such factors need to be considered in interpreting metal body concentrations in biomonitors...
  71. ncbi request reprint Uptake and depuration of paralytic shellfish toxins in the green-lipped mussel, Perna viridis: a dynamic model
    Ashley M Y Li
    Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:129-35. 2005
    ..The biokinetic model allows a quantitative prediction of C2 toxins in whole ussel as well as individual tissue compartments based on the density estimates and toxin load of dinoflagellate cells in the surrounding waters over time...
  72. ncbi request reprint Transfer and efflux of cadmium and silver in marine snails and fish fed pre-exposed mussel prey
    Ma Shan Cheung
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1172-8. 2007
    ..The present study may lead to a better understanding of metal trophic transfer in different marine food chains...
  73. ncbi request reprint Effects of Zn pre-exposure on Cd and Zn bioaccumulation and metallothionein levels in two species of marine fish
    Li Zhang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 73:353-69. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the Zn body concentration and metal uptake from the dissolved phase were significantly dependent on the fish body size...
  74. ncbi request reprint Accumulation and elimination of aqueous and dietary silver in Daphnia magna
    Isaac K S Lam
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Chemosphere 64:26-35. 2006
    ..magna. Trophic transfer is less significant primarily because of the low Ag AE when the food concentration reached the saturation levels...
  75. ncbi request reprint Co-transport of metal complexes by the green mussel Perna viridis
    Chia Ying Chuang
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4523-7. 2006
    ..Overall, our experimental results indicated that free metal ion cannot fully explain metal uptake since metal complex species were also available to the mussels to some extent, apparently through a co-transport process...
  76. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational retention and maternal transfer of selenium in Daphnia magna
    Isaac K S Lam
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:2519-25. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Influences of aging on the bioavailability of sediment-bound Cd and Zn to deposit-feeding sipunculans and soldier crabs
    Huan Zhong
    Atmospheric Marine Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:2775-80. 2006
    ..This study may have implications for designing sediment toxicity tests using spiking techniques and for understanding the fates of anthropogenically derived metals in sediments...
  78. ncbi request reprint Sediment-bound inorganic Hg extraction mechanisms in the gut fluids of marine deposit feeders
    Huan Zhong
    Atmospheric, Marine and Coastal Environment Program and Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
    Environ Sci Technol 40:6181-6. 2006
    ..Our results help to explain the variations in gut fluid extraction and Hg bioaccumulation in different marine deposit feeders...
  79. ncbi request reprint Biokinetics of paralytic shellfish toxins in the green-lipped mussel, Perna viridis
    K N Yu
    Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1068-71. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Predicting copper toxicity with its intracellular or subcellular concentration and the thiol synthesis in a marine diatom
    Ai Jun Miao
    Department of Biology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1777-82. 2007
    ..However, the LMW thiols had unexpectedly little contribution to Cu detoxification in T. weissflogii...
  81. ncbi request reprint Metal bioaccumulation in aquatic species: quantification of uptake and elimination rate constants using physicochemical properties of metals and physiological characteristics of species
    Karin Veltman
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, Toernooiveld 1, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 42:852-8. 2008
    ..Average, weight-corrected elimination rate constants are relatively similar among metals and species, suggesting that a single weight-corrected elimination rate constant can be used in bioaccumulation studies on aquatic species...
  82. ncbi request reprint Relationships between Cd and Zn partitioning and geochemical composition in sediments from Chinese rivers
    Shu Heng Peng
    Department of Urban and Environmental Science, Peking University, Beijing 100871, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:294-303. 2005
    ..Furthermore, adsorption experiments with simulated sediments show the importance of interactions between different geochemical phases on metal partitioning...
  83. ncbi request reprint Trace metals in barnacles: the significance of trophic transfer
    Philip S Rainbow
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, London, UK
    Sci China C Life Sci 48:110-7. 2005
    ..Kinetic modelling has shown that low efflux rate constants and high uptake rates from the diet combine to bring about accumulated trace metal concentrations in barnacles that are amongst the highest known in marine invertebrates...
  84. ncbi request reprint Cu, Ni, and Pb speciation in surface sediments from a contaminated bay of northern China
    Wenhong Fan
    Department of Urban and Environmental Science, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:820-6. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Influences of salinity on the biokinetics of Cd, Se, and Zn in the intertidal mudskipper Periophthalmus cantonensis
    I Hsun Ni
    Department of Environmental Biology and Fisheries Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung 20224, Taiwan
    Chemosphere 61:1607-17. 2005
    ..There was no consistent influence of exposure routes on Cd and Zn elimination. The accumulated Cd was mainly associated with the gut, whereas the muscle was the dominant target site for Se and Zn accumulation...
  86. ncbi request reprint Kinetic uptake of bioavailable cadmium, selenium, and zinc by Daphnia magna
    Ri Qing Yu
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2348-55. 2002
    ..For Cd and Se, dietary exposure is dominant when the bioconcentration factors of these metals in phytoplankton are at the high end...