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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Dr. Quintus Fernando

Superfund Research Program

Dr. Quintus Fernando

University of Arizona
Department of Chemistry
Tucson, Arizona 85721

Projects

Research Briefs

Patents

Publications

2002

  • Korte NE, West OR, Liang L, Gu B, Zutman JL, Fernando Q. 2002. The effect of solvent concentration on the use of palladized-iron for the step-wise dechlorination of polychlorinated biphenyls in soil extracts. Waste Management 22(3):343-349. PMID:11952181

2000

  • Korte NE, Zutman JL, Schlosser RM, Liang L, Gu B, Fernando Q. 2000. Field application of palladized iron for the dechlorination of trichloroethene. Waste Management 20(8):687-694.

1999

  • Keith RL, Gandolfi A, McIntyre LC, Ashbaugh MD, Fernando Q. 1999. Analysis of heavy metal deposition in biological tissue by sectional mapping using m-PIXE. Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res A 149:167-176.
  • Pigman EA, Lott JR, Fernando Q, Blanchard J. 1999. Use of the Caco-2 cell model to assess the relative lead-chelating ability of diastereoisomers of 2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid. Environ Health Perspect 107(2):111-115. PMID:9924005
  • Wei H, Qiu L, Divine KK, Ashbaugh MD, McIntyre LC, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1999. Toxicity and transport of three synthesized mercury-thiol-complexes in isolated rabbit renal proximal tubule suspensions. Drug Chem Toxicol 22(2):323-341. PMID:10234470

1998

  • Keith RL, McIntyre LC, Ashbaugh MD, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1998. Characterization of heavy metal deposition in rabbit renal tissue using micro-proton induced x-ray emission. In: Proceedings Superfund Basic Research Program: A Decade of Improving Health through Multi-Disciplinary Research. Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Qiu L, Lott JR, Fernando Q, Ashbaugh MD, McIntyre LC, Keith RL, Wei H, Gandolfi A. 1998. The PIXE and micro-PIXE facility at the University of Arizona. In: Proceedings Superfund Basic Research Program: A Decade of Improving Health through Multi-Disciplinary Research. Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Wei H, Qiu L, Divine KK, Ashbaugh MD, McIntyre LC, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1998. Accumulation of HgCl2 and three synthesized Hg-S-conjugates in isolated rabbit renal proximal tubule suspensions. In: Proceedings Superfund Basic Research Program: A Decade of Improving Health through Multi-Disciplinary Research. Chapel Hill, NC.

1997

  • Cheng F, Fernando Q, Korte NE. 1997. Electrochemical dechlorination of 4-chlorophenol to phenol. Environ Sci Technol 31(4):1074-1078.
  • Cheng JF, Muftikian R, Fernando Q, Korte NE. 1997. Reduction of nitrate to ammonia by zero-valent iron. Chemosphere 35(11):2689-2695.
  • Keith RL, Gandolfi A, McIntyre LC, Ashbaugh MD, Fernando Q. 1997. Use of the nuclear microprobe at the University of Arizona for the study of heavy metal deposition in rabbit renal tissue. Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res A 130:358-361.
  • Keith RL, McIntyre LC, Ashbaugh MD, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1997. Characterization of heavy metal deposition in rabbit renal tissue using micro-proton induced x-ray emission. Environ Health Perspect 36:185.
  • Keith RL, Setiarahardjo I, Fernando Q, Aposhian HV, Gandolfi A. 1997. Utilization of renal slices to evaluate the efficacy of chelators to remove mercury from the kidney. Toxicology 116:67-75. PMID:9020508
  • Liang L, Korte NE, Goodlaxson J, Clausen J, Fernando Q, Muftikian R. 1997. Byproduct formation during the reduction of TCE by zero-valence iron and palladized iron. Ground Water Monitoring Review 1:122-127.
  • McIntyre LC, Leavitt JA, Ashbaugh MD, Borgardt J, Keith RL, Gandolfi A, Qiu L, Lott JR, Fernando Q. 1997. The nuclear microprobe at the University of Arizona. Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res A 130(1-4):45-50. doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(97)00177-8
  • Wei H, Qiu L, Divine KK, Ashbaugh MD, McIntyre LC, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1997. Accumulation of HgCl2 and three synthesized Hg-S-conjugates in isolated rabbit renal proximal tubule suspensions. Environ Health Perspect 36:185.
  • Wei H, Qiu L, Divine KK, Ashbaugh MD, McIntyre LC, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1997. Accumulation of HgCl2 and three synthesized Hg-S-conjugates in isolated rabbit renal proximal tubule suspensions. In: Proceedings of the TCE Symposium, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

1996

  • Gandolfi A, Brendel K, Fernando Q. 1996. Preparation and use of precision-cut renal cortical slices in renal toxicology. In: Methods of Renal Toxicology. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL. pp.109-122.
  • Keith RL, Gandolfi A, McIntyre LC, Ashbaugh MD, Qiu L, Lott JR, Fernando Q. 1996. Use of the nuclear microprobe at the University of Arizona for the study of heavy metal deposition in rabbit renal tissue. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications. Sante Fe, NM.
  • Keith RL, Leavitt JA, McIntyre LC, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1996. Assessment of heavy metal accumulation in renal tissue using micro-proton induced x-ray emission (mu-PIXE). Environ Health Perspect 30:258.
  • Muftikian R, Nebesny K, Fernando Q, Korte NE. 1996. X-ray photoelectron spectra of the palladium-iron bimetallic surface used for the rapid dechlorination of chlorinated organic environmental contaminants. Environ Sci Technol 30(12):3593-3596.

1995

  • Burton CA, Hatlelid K, Divine KK, Carter DE, Fernando Q, Brendel K, Gandolfi A. 1995. Glutathione effects on toxicity and uptake of mercuric chloride and sodium arsenite in rabbit renal cortical slices. Environ Health Perspect 103(Suppl.1):81-84. PMID:7621807
  • Fang X, Fernando Q. 1995. Stereoisomeric selectivity of 2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acids in chelation therapy for lead poisoning. Chem Res Toxicol 8(4):525-536. PMID:7548732
  • Fang X, Fernando Q, Ugwu S, Blanchard J. 1995. An improved method for determination of acid dissociation constants of peptides. Pharm Res 12(10):1423-1429. PMID:8584474
  • Fernando Q. 1995. Metal speciation in environmental and biological systems. Environ Health Perspect 103(Suppl.1):13-16. PMID:7621790
  • Grittini C, Malcomson ME, Fernando Q, Korte NE. 1995. Rapid dechlorination of polychlorinated biphenyls on the surface of a Pd/Fe bimetallic system. Environ Sci Technol 29(11):2898-2900. PMID:22206541
  • Keith RL, Leavitt JA, McIntyre LC, Fernando Q, Gandolfi A. 1995. Use of micro-proton induced x-ray emission (mu-PIXE) for heavy metal analysis. Environ Health Perspect 15:106.
  • Keith RL, McGuinness SJ, Gandolfi A, Lowe TP, Chen Q, Fernando Q. 1995. Interaction of metals during their uptake and accumulation in rabbit renal cortical slices. Environ Health Perspect 103(Suppl.1):77-80. PMID:7621806
  • Muftikian R, Fernando Q, Korte NE. 1995. A method for the rapid dechlorination of low molecular weight chlorinated hydrocarbons in water. Water Res 29(10):2434-2439.

1993

  • Lowe TP, Chen Q, Fernando Q, Keith RL, Gandolfi A. 1993. Elemental analysis of renal slices by proton-induced X-ray emission. Environ Health Perspect 101:302. PMID:8275986
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