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Person Details: Daniel Schlenk

Superfund Research Program

Daniel Schlenk

University of California-Riverside
Department of Environmental Science
316 Science Laboratories I
Riverside, California 92521
Phone: 951-827-2018
Fax: 951-827-3993


Hazardous Waste Sites

McGrath Lake

  • University of California-Riverside: Exploring the Importance of Aging in Contaminant Bioavailability and Remediation


  • University of California-Riverside: Exploring the Importance of Aging in Contaminant Bioavailability and Remediation




  • Wang J, Coffin S, Schlenk D, Gan J. 2020. Accumulation of HOCs via precontaminated microplastics by earthworm Eisenia fetida in soil. Environ Sci Technol 54:11220-11229. doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c02922 PMID:32786560



  • Crago J, Xu E, Kupsco A, Jia F, Mehinto AC, Lao W, Maruya K, Gan J, Schlenk D. 2016. Trophic transfer and effects of DDT in male hornyhead turbot (Pleuronichthys verticalis) from Palos Verdes Superfund site, CA (USA) and comparisons to field monitoring. Environ Pollut 213:940-948. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2016.03.060 PMID:27049791 PMCID:PMC4879599
  • Maldonado A, Lavodo R, Knuston S, Slattery M, Ankisetty S, Goldstone JV, Watanabe K, Hoh E, Gadepalli RS, Rimoldi JM, Ostrander GK, Schlenk D. 2016. Biochemical mechanisms for geographical adaptations to novel toxin exposures in butterflyfish. PLoS One 11(5):e0154208. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154208 PMID:27136924 PMCID:PMC4854401


  • Maryoung LA, Blunt B, Tierney KB, Schlenk D. 2015. Sublethal toxicity of chlorpyrifos to salmonid olfaction after hypersaline acclimation. Aquat Toxicol 161:94-101. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.01.026 PMID:25697678
  • Maryoung LA, Lavado R, Bammler TK, Gallagher EP, Stapleton PL, Beyer RP, Farin FM, Hardiman G, Schlenk D. 2015. Differential gene expression in liver, gill, and olfactory rosettes of Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) after acclimation to salinity. Mar Biotechnol (NY) 17(6):703-717. doi:10.1007/s10126-015-9649-5 PMID:26260986 PMCID:PMC4636457



  • Bao L, Jia F, Crago J, Zeng EY, Schlenk D, Gan J. 2013. Assessing bioavailability of DDT and metabolites in marine sediments using solid-phase microextraction with performance reference compounds. Environ Toxicol Chem 32(9):1946-1953. doi:10.1002/etc.2275 PMID:23661411 PMCID:PMC3899093
  • Jorgenson BC, Fleishman E, Macneale KH, Schlenk D, Scholz N, Spromberg JA, Werner I, Weston DP, Xiao Q, Young TM, Zhang M. 2013. Predicted transport of pyrethroid insecticides from an urban landscape to surface water. Environ Toxicol Chem 32(11):2469-2477. doi:10.1002/etc.2352 PMID:24115122 PMCID:PMC3949623
  • Lavado R, Aparicio-Fabre R, Schlenk D. 2013. Effects of salinity acclimation on the pesticide-metabolizing enzyme flavin-containing monooxygenase (FMO) in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 157:9-15. doi:10.1016/j.cbpc.2012.08.004 PMID:22981832 PMCID:PMC3508337


  • Lavado R, Maryoung LA, Schlenk D. 2011. Hypersalinity acclimation increases the toxicity of the insecticide phorate in Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Environ Sci Technol 45:4623-4629. doi:10.1021/es200451j PMID:21488666 PMCID:PMC3627486
  • Lavado R, Schlenk D. 2011. Microsomal biotransformation of chlorpyrifos, parathion and fenthion in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch): mechanistic insights into interspecific differences in toxicity. Aquat Toxicol 101(1):57-63. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2010.09.002 PMID:20947181 PMCID:PMC3005852



  • Matsuo AY, Gallagher EP, Trute M, Schlenk D, Stapleton PL, Levado R. 2008. Characterization of Phase I biotransformation enzymes in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 147(1):78-84. doi:10.1016/j.cbpc.2007.08.001 PMID:17826357 PMCID:PMC2694037
  • Rodriguez-Fuentes G, Aparicio-Fabre R, Li Q, Schlenk D. 2008. Osmotic regulation of a novel flavin-containing monooxygenase in primary cultured cells from rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Drug Metab Dispos 36(7):1212-1217. doi:10.1124/dmd.107.019968 PMID:18372402 PMCID:PMC3652619


  • Richardson K, Gardner S, Gallagher EP, Schlenk D. 2006. Halogenated contaminants and detoxification enzymes in turtles from the Pacific Ocean. In: 27th Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America; November 5-9. Montreal, Canada.


  • Schlenk D, Di Giulio RT. 2002. Biochemical responses as indicators of aquatic ecosystem health. In: Biological Indicators of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD. pp.13-422.


  • Gallagher EP, Stapleton PL, Slone DH, Schlenk D, Eaton DL. 1996. Channel catfish glutathione S-transferase isoenzyme activity toward (+)-anti-benzo(a)pyrene-trans-7,8-dihydrodiol-9,10-epoxide. Aquat Toxicol 34(2):135-150.
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