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Ecotoxicological research at DIT

Author - Maria Davoren, Colm O’Dowd and Sharon Ní Shúilleabháin


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References

Dowling, K. and Mothersill, C. (1999) ‘Use of rainbow trout primary epidermal cell cultures as an alternative to immortalized cell lines in toxicity assessment: A study with nonoxynol’, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18 (12): 2846–50.

Dowling, K. and Mothersill, C. (2001) ‘The further development of rainbow trout primary epithelial cell cultures as a diagnostic tool in ecotoxicology risk assessment’, Aquatic Toxicology 53: 279–89.

Kilemade, M., Lyons-Alcantara, M., Rose, T., Fitzgerald, R. and Mothersill, C. (2002) ‘Rainbow trout primary epidermal proliferation as an indicator of aquatic toxicity: an in vitro/in vivo exposure comparison’, Aquatic Toxicology 60 (1–2): 43–59.

Kilemade, M. and Mothersill, C. (2000) ‘An in vitro assessment of the toxicity of 2,4-dichloroaniline using rainbow trout primary epidermal cell cultures’, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19 (8): 2093–99.

Kilemade, M. and Mothersill, C. (2001) ‘Heat shock protein 70 levels in rainbow trout primary epidermal cultures in response to 2,4-dichloroaniline exposure: A novel in vitro aquatic toxicity marker’, Environmental Toxicology 16 (3): 253–59.

Kilemade, M. and Mothersill (2003) ‘Expression of delayed cell death (DCD) in the progeny of fish cells surviving 2,4-dichloroanaline (2,4-DCA) exposure’, Aquatic Toxicology 63 (3): 207–19.

Mulford et al., 2001 Mulford, A.L., Lyng, F., Mothersill, C and Austin, B. (2001) Development and characterisation of primary cell cultures from the hematopoietic tissues of the Dublin Bay prawn, Nephrops norvegicus. Methods in Cell Science, 22: 265-27

Lyons-Alcantara, M., Mooney, R., Lyng, F., Cottell, D. and Mothersill, C. (1998) ‘The effects of cadmium exposure on the cytology and function of primary cultures from rainbow trout’, Cell Biochemistry and Function 16: 1–13.

Mothersill. C., Lyng, F., Lyons, F. and Cottell, D. (1995) ‘Growth and differentiation of epidermal cells from the rainbow trout established as explants and maintained in various media’, Journal of Fish Biology, 46: 1011–25.

Mothersill, C. and Austin, B. (2000) Aquatic Invertebrate Cell Culture, London: Springer-Praxis.

Ní Shúilleabháin, S., Davoren, M., Hartl, M.G.J. and O’ Halloran, J. (2003) In vitro ecotoxicological assessment of aquatic sed iments in In vitro methods in Aquatic Ecotoxicology. (eds.) C. Mothersill and B. Austin. pg. 327-374. Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK.

Walker, C.H., Hopkins, S.P., Silby, R.M. and Peakall, D.B. (1996) Principles of Ecotoxicology, London: Taylor & Francis.

 

Selection of Recent Abstracts and Publications from the Environmental Group

Ní Shúilleabháin, S1., Mothersill, C1., Sheehan, D2., O’Brien, N.M2., O’ Halloran, J2., Van Pelt, F2. and Davoren, M1. (2003) In vitro cytotoxicity testing of three zinc metal salts using established cell lines. Toxicology in Vitro (accepted).

Ní Shúilleabháin, S., Davoren, M., Hartl, M.G.J. and O’ Halloran, J. (2003) In vitro ecotoxicological assessment of aquatic sediments in In vitro methods in Aquatic Ecotoxicology. (eds.) C. Mothersill and B. Austin. Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Ní Shúilleabháin, S., O’Halloran, J., O’ Brien, N.M., Van Pelt, F.. Sheehan, D. and Mothersill, C. (2003) Evaluating the toxicity of estuarine sediments using primary epidermal cultures of Oncorhynnchus mykiss. Extended abstract delivered at The Second Symposium on Contaminated Sediments, Quebec City, May 2003.

Ní Shúilleabháin, S., Mothersill, C., O’Halloran, J., O’ Brien, N.M., Van Pelt, F.. Sheehan, D. and Davoren, M. (2002) An in vitro test battery approach for assessing the toxicity of Irish Estuarine sediments. Platform Presentation presented at North American SETAC Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 


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