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Project Publications: Texas A&M University: Exposure and Risk Assessment of Complex Mixtures

Superfund Research Program

Exposure and Risk Assessment of Complex Mixtures

Project Leader: Robin L. Autenrieth
Grant Number: P42ES004917
Funding Period: 2000-2008
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  • Bruce EA, Abusalih AA, McDonald TJ, Autenrieth RL. 2007. Comparing deterministic and probabilistic risk assessments for sites contaminated by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42(6):697-706. PMID:17473995
  • Nwaneshiudu OC, Autenrieth RL, McDonald TJ, Donnelly KC, Degollado ED, Abusalih AA. 2007. Risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure from ingested food: The Azerbaijan case study. J Environ Sci Health B 42(2):201-209. PMID:17365335


  • Matson CW, Lambert MM, McDonald TJ, Autenrieth RL, Donnelly KC, Islamzadeh A, Politov DI, Bickham JW. 2006. Evolutionary toxicology: population-level effects of chronic contaminant exposure on the marsh frogs (Rana ridibunda) of Azerbaijan. Environ Health Perspect 114(4):547-552. PMID:16581544


  • Abraham MH, Autenrieth RL, Dimitriou-Christidis P. 2005. The estimation of physicochemical properties of methyl and other alkyl naphthalenes. J Environ Monit 7(5):445-449. PMID:15877164
  • Custer CM, Custer TW, Rosiu CJ, Melancon MJ, Bickham JW, Matson CW. 2005. Exposure and effects of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) nesting along the Woonasquatucket River, Rhode Island, USA. Environ Toxicol Chem 24(1):93-109. PMID:15683172


  • Bickham JW, Patton JC, Schlitter DA, Rautenbach IL, Honeycutt RL. 2004. Molecular phylogenetics, karyotypic diversity, and partition of the genus Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Mol Phylogenet Evol 33(2):333-338. PMID:15336668
  • Bickham JW, Theodorakis CW. 2004. Molecular characterization of contaminant-indicative RAPD markers. Ecotoxicology 13(4):303-309. PMID:15344511
  • Matson CW, Franson JC, Hollman T, Kilpi M, Hario M, Flint PL, Bickham JW. 2004. Evidence of chromosomal damage in common eiders (Somateria mollissima) from the Baltic Sea. Mar Pollut Bull 49(11-12):1066-1071. PMID:15556194
  • Reeves WR, McDonald TJ, Cizmas LH, Donnelly KC. 2004. Partitioning and desorption behavior of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from disparate sources. Sci Total Environ 332(1-3):183-192. PMID:15336901


  • Ake CL, Wiles MC, Huebner HJ, McDonald TJ, Cosgriff D, Richardson MB, Donnelly KC, Phillips TD. 2003. Porous organoclay composite for the sorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and pentachlorophenol from groundwater. Chemosphere 51(9):835-844. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(03)00040-7 PMID:12697173
  • Dimitriou-Christidis P, Harris BC, McDonald TJ, Reese ED, Autenrieth RL. 2003. Estimation of selected physicochemical properties for methylated naphthalene compounds. Chemosphere 52(5):869-881. doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(03)00288-1 PMID:12757788
  • Kuliev G, Bickham JW. 2003. Karyotypes of four species of rodents. Tex J Sci 55:271-277.
  • LaRivere D, Autenrieth RL, Bonner JS. 2003. Redox dynamics during recovery of an oil-impacted estuarine wetland. Water Res 37(14):3307-3318. PMID:12834723
  • Mills MA, Bonner JS, McDonald TJ, Page CA, Autenrieth RL. 2003. Intrinsic bioremediation of a petroleum-impacted wetland. Mar Pollut Bull 46(7):887-899. PMID:12837307
  • Swartz CD, Donnelly KC, Islamzadeh A, Rowe GT, Rogers WJ, Palatnikov GM, Mekhtiev AA, Kasimov R, McDonald TJ, Wickliffe JK, Presley BJ, Bickham JW. 2003. Chemical contaminants and their effects in fish and wildlife from the industrial zone of Sumgayit, Republic of Azerbaijan. Ecotoxicology 12(6):509-521. PMID:14680332


  • Reese ED, Harris BC, Dimitriou-Christidis P, Autenrieth RL, Donnelly KC, McDonald TJ. 2002. Applicability of Toxic Equivalency Factors (TEFs) For Risk Assessment of Complex Mixtures. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23rd Annual Meeting in North America. Salt Lake City, UT.


  • Bost FD, Frontera-Suau R, McDonald TJ, Peters KE, Morris PJ. 2001. Aerobic biodegradation of hopanes and horhopanes in Venezuelan crude oils. Organic Geochemistry 32:105-114.
  • Reese ED, Harris BC, Dimitriou-Christidis P, Autenrieth RL, Donnelly KC, McDonald TJ. 2001. Risk Assessment of Complex Mixtures: Development of Toxic Equivalency Factors to Improve Toxicity Assessment. In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on Combustion By-Products: Origins, Fate, and Health Effects. Research Triangle Park, NC.
  • Reeves WR, Barhoumi R, Burghardt RC, Lemke SL, Mayura K, McDonald TJ, Phillips TD, Donnelly KC. 2001. Evaluation of methods for predicting the toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures. Environ Sci Technol 35(8):1630-1636. doi:10.1021/es001689a PMID:11329713
  • Reeves WR, McDonald TJ, Bordelon NR, George S, Donnelly KC. 2001. Impacts of aging on in vivo and in vitro measurements of soil-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon availability. Environ Sci Technol 35(8):1637-1643. PMID:11329714
  • Washburn KS, Donnelly KC, Huebner HJ, Burghardt RC, Sewall TC, Claxton LD. 2001. A study of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene inhibition of benzo[a]pyrene uptake and activation in a microbial mutagenicity assay. Chemosphere 44(8):1703-1709. PMID:11534902


  • Bordelon NR, Donnelly KC, King LC, Wolf DC, Reeves WR, George S. 2000. Bioavailability of genotoxic compounds in coal tar contaminated soils in Fisher 344 rats. Toxicol Sci 56(1):37-48. doi:10.1093/toxsci/56.1.37 PMID:10869452
  • Grishchenkov VG, Townsend RT, McDonald TJ, Autenrieth RL, Bonner JS, Boronin AM. 2000. Degradation of petroleum hydrocarbons by facultative anaerobic bacteria under aerobic and anaerobic condition. Process Biochemistry 35:889-896.
  • Mills MA, McDonald TJ, Bonner JS, Simon MA, Autenrieth RL. 2000. Method for quantifying the fate of petroleum in the environment. Chemosphere 39(14):2563-2582.
  • Page CA, Bonner JS, Sumner PL, McDonald TJ, Autenrieth RL, Fuller CB. 2000. Behavior of a chemically-dispersed oil and a whole oil on a near-shore environment. Water Res 34(9):2507-2516.


  • Routh J, McDonald TJ, Grossman EL. 1999. Sedimentary organic matter sources and depositional environment in the Yegua formation (Brazos County, Texas). Organic Geochemistry 30:1437-1453.
  • Simon MA, Bonner JS, McDonald TJ, Autenrieth RL. 1999. Bioaugmentation for the enhanced bioremediation of petroleum in a wetland. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 14&15:231-239.
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