Publications

2017. Xuefang Liang; April Feswick; Denina Simmons; Chris Martyniuk. Environmental toxicology and omics: a question of sex. Journal of Proteomics (Invited submission for special symposium on sex differences and proteomics:, accepted). Manuscript ID JPROT-S-17-00547.

2017. Simmons D, McCallum E, Balshine S, Chandramouli B, Cosgrove J, Sherry J. Reduced anxiety is associated with the accumulation of six serotonin reuptake inhibitors in wastewater treatment effluent exposed, goldfish Carassius auratus. Scientific Reports (Accepted). Manuscript ID SREP-17-26017.

2017. Simmons D, Miller J, Clarence S, McCallum E, Balshine S, Chandramouli B, Cosgrove J, Sherry J. Altered expression of metabolites and proteins in wild and caged fish exposed to wastewater effluents in an urban wetland. Scientific Reports (In production). Manuscript ID SREP-17-26017.

2017. Derek Muir, Denina Simmons, Xiaowa Wang, Tom Peart, Maria Villella, Jason Miller and Jim Sherry. Bioaccumulation of pharmaceuticals and personal care product chemicals in fish exposed to wastewater effluent in an urban wetland. Scientific Reports (In revision). Manuscript ID SREP-17-26417.

2016. João L. C. Ribas, James P. Sherry, Aleksander R. Zampronio, Helena C. Silva de Assis, Denina B.D. Simmons. Inhibition of immune responses and related proteins in Rhamdia quelen exposed to Diclofenac. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 36: 2092–2107.

2016. Christopher J. Martyniuk and Denina B.D. Simmons. Spotlight on Environmental Omics and Toxicology: A long way in a short time. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, 19: 97–101. Special Issue: Environmental Omics & Toxicology.

2016. Denina B.D. Simmons and James P. Sherry. Plasma proteome profiles of white sucker (Catostomus commersonii) from the Athabasca River within the Oil Sands deposit demonstrate site-specific differences in biological function. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, 19: 181–189. Special Issue: Environmental Omics & Toxicology.

2015. Simmons, D.B.D., Benskin, J., Cosgrove J., Dunker, B., Eckman, D., Martynuik, C.M., Sherry, J. Omics for aquatic ecotoxicology: Control of extraneous variability to enhance the analysis of environmental effects. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry; 34(8): 1693–1704.

2015. Victoria Tkatcheva, David Poirier, Richard Chong-Kit, Vasile I. Furdui, Christopher Burr, Ray Leger, Jaspal Parmar, Teresa Switzer, Stefanie Maedler, Eric J. Reiner, James P. Sherry, and Denina B.D. Simmons. Lithium disrupts homeostasis in short-term exposure of rainbow trout. Aquatic Toxicology; 161:85-93.

2014. Simmons, D.B.D. , M.E. McMaster, E.J. Reiner, L.M. Hewitt, J.L. Parrott, B.J. Park, S.B. Brown, and J.P. Sherry. Wild fish from the Bay of Quinte Area of Concern contain elevated tissue concentrations of PCBs and exhibit evidence of endocrine-related health effects. Environment International, 66:124-137.

2013. Helena C. Silva de Assis, Jake M. Zamora, Wudu E. Lado, Ahmed M. Al-Ansari, Denina Simmons, James P. Sherry, Jules M. Blais, Vance L. Trudeau. Estrogen-like effects in male goldfish co-exposed to fluoxetine and 17 alpha-ethinylestradiol. Environmental Science & Technology, 47(10): 4961-5516. Cover story.

2012. Simmons, D.B.D., Bols, N.C., Duncker, B.P., McMaster, M., Miller, J.A., Sherry, J.P. Proteomic profiles of white sucker (Catostomus commersonii) sampled from within the Thunder Bay Area of Concern reveal up-regulation of proteins associated with tumor formation and exposure to environmental estrogens. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(3):1886-1894.

2011. Simmons, D.B.D. and Wallschläger, D. Release of Reduced Inorganic Selenium Species into Waters by the Green Fresh Water Algae Chlorella vulgaris. Environmental Science & Technology. 45(6):2165-2171.

2011. Simmons, D.B.D. and Emery, R. J. N. Phytochelatin induction by selenate in Chlorella vulgaris, and regulation of effect by sulfate levels. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 30:469-476.

2010. Simmons, D.B.D., Marlatt, V.L., Trudeau, V.L., Sherry, J.P. and Metcalfe, C.D. Interaction of Galaxolide® with the human and trout estrogen receptor-α. Science of the Total Environment. 408:6158-6164.

2009. Simmons, D.B.D, Hayward, A.R., Hutchinson, T.C. and Emery, R.J.N. Identification and quantification of glutathione and phytochelatins from Chlorella vulgaris by RP-HPLC-ESI-MS/MS and oxygen-free extraction. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (395)3:809-817.

2008. Simmons, D.B.D., Metcalfe, C., Marlatt, V. Trudeau, V. and J. P. Sherry. Interaction of stilbene compounds with human and rainbow trout estrogen receptors. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. (27)2:442-452.

2005. Simmons, D.B.D. and Wallschläger, D. Critical review of selenium fish toxicity in running waters. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (24)6:1331-1443.

EDITED PUBLICATIONS

2016. Chris Martyniuk and Denina Simmons (guest editors). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, Volume 19. Special Issue: Environmental Omics & Toxicology.

2011. Canadian technical report of Fisheries and aquatic sciences. Proceedings of the 37th annual aquatic toxicity workshop: October 3 to 6, 2010, Toronto, Ontario. Editors: T. Fletcher, D. Holdway, D. Simmons, M. Dutton, L.E. Burridge.