Patricia L Gillis

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cadmium-induced production of a metallothioneinlike protein in Tubifex tubifex (Oligochaeta) and Chironomus riparius (Diptera): correlation with reproduction and growth
    Patricia L Gillis
    Aquatic Ecosystem, Restoration and Management Branch, National Water Research Institute, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters, Burlington, Ontario
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1836-44. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Uptake and depuration of cadmium, nickel, and lead in laboratory-exposed Tubifex tubifex and corresponding changes in the concentration of a metallothionein-like protein
    Patricia L Gillis
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4A6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:76-85. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Natural variation in a metallothionein-like protein in Tubifex tubifex in the absence of metal exposure
    Patricia L Gillis
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ont, Canada L7R 4A6
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 58:22-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of oxidative stress in wild freshwater mussels (Lasmigona costata) exposed to urban-derived contaminants
    Patricia L Gillis
    Aquatic Contaminants Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada, Burlington, ON, Canada L7R 4A6 Electronic address
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 102:62-9. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of municipal wastewater effluent on field-deployed freshwater mussels in the Grand River (Ontario, Canada)
    Patricia L Gillis
    Aquatic Contaminants Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 33:134-43. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Cumulative impacts of urban runoff and municipal wastewater effluents on wild freshwater mussels (Lasmigona costata)
    Patricia L Gillis
    Environment Canada, Water Science and Technology Directorate, 867 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON, Canada, L7R 4A6
    Sci Total Environ 431:348-56. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and bioconcentration of the pharmaceuticals moxifloxacin, rosuvastatin, and drospirenone to the unionid mussel Lampsilis siliquoidea
    Eve A M Gilroy
    Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division, Wildlife and Landscape Science Directorate, Environment Canada, 867 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4A6, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 487:537-44. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the toxicity of sodium chloride to the glochidia of freshwater mussels: implications for salinization of surface waters
    Patricia L Gillis
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, ON L7R 4A6, Canada
    Environ Pollut 159:1702-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Investigating a potential mechanism of Cd resistance in Chironomus riparius larvae using kinetic analysis of calcium and cadmium uptake
    Patricia L Gillis
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Aquat Toxicol 89:180-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of extreme waterborne cadmium exposure on the internal concentrations of cadmium, calcium, and sodium in Chironomus riparius larvae
    Patricia L Gillis
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:56-64. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Cadmium-induced production of a metallothioneinlike protein in Tubifex tubifex (Oligochaeta) and Chironomus riparius (Diptera): correlation with reproduction and growth
    Patricia L Gillis
    Aquatic Ecosystem, Restoration and Management Branch, National Water Research Institute, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters, Burlington, Ontario
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1836-44. 2002
    ..Analysis of these data suggests that MTLP and tissue Cd concentrations are sensitive subcellular endpoints, which can be used to predict exposure to and the effects of metals at the individual or population level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Uptake and depuration of cadmium, nickel, and lead in laboratory-exposed Tubifex tubifex and corresponding changes in the concentration of a metallothionein-like protein
    Patricia L Gillis
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4A6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:76-85. 2004
    ..Metallothionein-like protein (8.7 +/- 1.8 nmol/g) and Cd (60.8 +/- 11.0 micromol/g) reached maximum concentrations after 96 h and four weeks, respectively...
  3. ncbi request reprint Natural variation in a metallothionein-like protein in Tubifex tubifex in the absence of metal exposure
    Patricia L Gillis
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ont, Canada L7R 4A6
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 58:22-8. 2004
    ..tubifex had significantly (P < 0.01) higher MTLP than T. tubifex held at 23 degrees C. There were also significant differences in wet weight and reproduction at the two temperatures, which may have implications for the levels of MTLP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of oxidative stress in wild freshwater mussels (Lasmigona costata) exposed to urban-derived contaminants
    Patricia L Gillis
    Aquatic Contaminants Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada, Burlington, ON, Canada L7R 4A6 Electronic address
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 102:62-9. 2014
    ..The physiological effects of exposure reported in this study correspond with previously reported whole-organism impacts and declines in freshwater mussel populations in the urban-impacted region of this watershed. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of municipal wastewater effluent on field-deployed freshwater mussels in the Grand River (Ontario, Canada)
    Patricia L Gillis
    Aquatic Contaminants Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 33:134-43. 2014
    ..The physiological stress observed in caged mussels indicates that wild mussels chronically exposed to MWWE in this ecosystem would also be negatively impacted...
  6. doi request reprint Cumulative impacts of urban runoff and municipal wastewater effluents on wild freshwater mussels (Lasmigona costata)
    Patricia L Gillis
    Environment Canada, Water Science and Technology Directorate, 867 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON, Canada, L7R 4A6
    Sci Total Environ 431:348-56. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and bioconcentration of the pharmaceuticals moxifloxacin, rosuvastatin, and drospirenone to the unionid mussel Lampsilis siliquoidea
    Eve A M Gilroy
    Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division, Wildlife and Landscape Science Directorate, Environment Canada, 867 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4A6, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 487:537-44. 2014
    ..Overall, observed sublethal and lethal effects occurred at concentrations which exceed expected environmental concentrations through aqueous exposure, suggesting a low risk to freshwater mussels from these particular PPCPs...
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the toxicity of sodium chloride to the glochidia of freshwater mussels: implications for salinization of surface waters
    Patricia L Gillis
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, ON L7R 4A6, Canada
    Environ Pollut 159:1702-8. 2011
    ..Chloride data from mussel habitats revealed chloride reaches levels acutely toxic to glochidia (1300 mg L⁻¹). The increased salinization of freshwater could negatively impact freshwater mussels, including numerous species at risk...
  9. doi request reprint Investigating a potential mechanism of Cd resistance in Chironomus riparius larvae using kinetic analysis of calcium and cadmium uptake
    Patricia L Gillis
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Aquat Toxicol 89:180-7. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of extreme waterborne cadmium exposure on the internal concentrations of cadmium, calcium, and sodium in Chironomus riparius larvae
    Patricia L Gillis
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:56-64. 2008
    ..Cd resistance in C. riparius may lie in its ability to maintain internal Ca balance even when exposed to extreme (>100 mg/L) levels of Cd, coupled with remarkable capacities for storage-detoxification and excretion of Cd...