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Ted Henry HWU: Research Outputs

Ted Henry ResearcherID: C-2634-2013

Ted Henry ORCHID: 0000-0002-9675-9454

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Journal Publications (peer-reviewed):


Rodrigues NB, Pitol DL, Tocchini de Figueiredo FA, Tenfen Das Chagas Lima AC, Henry TB, Mardegan Issa JP, de Aragão Umbuzeiro G, Pereira BF.  2022.   Microcystin-LR at sublethal concentrations induce rapid morphology of liver and muscle tissues in the fish species Astyanax altiparanae (Lambari) (March 2022: E-pub ahead of print) In: Toxicon


St Mary L, Trine LSD, Roper C, Wiley J, Massey Simonich SL, McCoustra M, Henry TB.  2021.  Time-related alteration of aqueous phase anthracene and phenanthrene photoproducts in the presence of TiO2 nanoparticles.  Environmental Science & Technology : https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c07488.

Catarino AI, Kramm J, Volker C, Henry TB, Everaert G.  2021.  Risk posed by microplastics: Scientific evidence and public perception. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry 29 (100467).

Verdon R, Gillies S, Brown DM, Henry TB, Lang T, Rossi A, Stone V, Johnston HJ.  2021.  Neutrophil activation by nanomaterials in vitro: comparing strengths and limitations of primary human cells with those of an immortalized (HL-60) cell line.  Nanotoxicology 15(1):1-20. (https://doi.org/10.1080/17435390.2020.1834635)

Mendrik FM, Henry TB, Burdett H, Hackney CR, Waller C, Parsons DR, Hennige SJ.  2021.  Species-specific impact of microplastics on coral physiology.  Environmental Pollution, [116238].  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116238.


Neill C, Harris S, Goldstone R, Lau E, Henry TB, Yiu HHP, Smith DE.  2020.  Antibacterial activities of gallium Ga(III) against E. coli are substantially impacted by ferric Fe(III) uptake systems and multidrug resistance (MDR) in combination with oxygen levels.  ACS Infectious Diseases 6(11):2959-2969.

Verdon R, Gillies S, Brown DM, Henry TB, Lang T, Rossi A, Stone V, Johnston HJ.  2020.  Neutrophil activation by nanomaterials in vitro: comparing strengths and limitations of primary human cells with those of an immortalized (HL-60) cell line.  Nanotoxicology (https://doi.org/10.1080/17435390.2020.1834635)

Al-Sid Cheikh M, Rowland SJ, Henry TB, Thompson RC.  2020.  Synthesis and application of 14C labelled nanoplastics.  Nature Communications Materials 1(1):1-8.

Rodrigues-Perez A,James M Møller LF, Henry TB, Sanderson WG. 2020.  Return to sender: the influecne of larval behaviour on the distribution and settlement of the European oyster Ostrea edulia.  Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30(11):2116-213.

Vad J, Lui F, Dunnett F, Montagner CC, Roberts JM, Henry TB.  2020. Soaking up the oil: biological impacts of dispersant and crude oil on the sponge Halichondria panicea. Chemosphere 257:127109.

Boyle D, Catarino AI, Clark N, Henry TB.  2020.  Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic fragments release Pb additives that are bioavailable in zebrafish.  Environmental Pollution 263(2020) 114422. 

Patsiou D, del Rio-Cubilledo C, Catarino AI, Summers S, Fahmi AM, Boyle D, Fernandes TF, Henry TB.  2020.  Exposure to Pb-halide perovskite nanoparticles can deliver bioavailable Pb but does not alter endogenous gut microbiota in zebrafish.  Science of the Total Environment 715(2020) 136941. 

Artal MC, Pereira KD, Luchessi AD, Okura VK, Henry TB, Marques-Souza H, Umbuzeiro GA.  2020.  Transcriptome analysis in Parhyale hawaiensis reveal sex-specific responses to AgNP and AgCl exposure.  Environmental Pollution 260(2020) 113963.  


Fernandes KA, Gomes AMA, Calado LL, Yasui GS, Henry TB, Fonseca AL, Pinto E.  2019.  Toxicity of cyanopeptides from two Microcystis strains on larval development of Astyanax altiparanae.  Toxins 11:220-238.

Patsiou D, Kalman J, Fernandes TF, Henry TB.  2019.  Differences in engineered nanoparticle surface physicochemistry revealed by investigation of changes in copper bioavailability during sorption to NPs in the aqueous phase.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 

Catarino AI, Frutos A, Henry TB.  2019.  Use of fluorescent-labelled nanoplastics (NPs) to demonstrate NP absorption is inconclusive without adequate controls.  Science of the Total Environment 670:915-920.

Olivatto GP, Martins MCT, Montagner CC, Henry TB, Carreira RS.  2019.  Microplastic contamination in surface waters in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 139:157-162.

Vannuci_Silva M, Cadore C, Henry TB, Umbuzeiro GA. 2019.  Higher Ag bioavailability after nanoparticles dietary exposure in marine amphipods.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 38(4):806-810.

Rodrigues-Perez A, James M, Donnan DW, Henry TB, Møller LF, Sanderson WG. 2019.  Conservation and restoration of a keystone species: Understanding the settlement preferences of the European oyster (Ostrea edulis).  Marine Pollution Bulletin 138:312-321.


Al-Sid Cheikh M, Rowland SJ, Stevenson K, Rouleau C, Henry TB, Thompson RC. 2018.  Uptake, whole-body distribution & depuration of nanoplastics by the scallop Pecten maximus, at environmentally realistic concentrations.  Environmental Science & Technology 52(24):14480-14486.

Summers S, Henry TB, Gutierrez T. 2018. Agglomeration of nano- and microplastic particles in seawater by autochthonous and de novo-produced sources of exopolymeric substances.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 130:258-267. 

Catarino AI, Macchia V, Sanderson WG, Thompson RC, Henry TB.  2018. Low levels of microplastics (MP) in wild mussels indicate that MP ingestion is minimal compared to exposure via household fibres fallout during a meal.  Environmental Pollution 237:675-684.

Vad J, Kazanidis G, Henry L-A, Jones DOB, Tendal OS, Christiansen S, Henry TB, Roberts JM.  2018.  Potential impacts of offshore oil and gas activities on deep-sea sponges and the habitats they form.  Advances in Marine Biology (in press) ISSN 0065-2881, https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.amb.2018.01.001

Johnston HJ, Verdon R, Gillies S, Brown DM, Fernandes T, Henry TB, Rossi AG, Tran L, Tucker C, Tyler CR, Stone V.  2018.  Adoption of in vitro systems and zebrafish embryos as alternative models for reducing rodent use in assessments of immunological and oxidative stress responses of nanomaterials.  Critical Reviews in Toxicology 48(3):252-271.

Boyle D, Sutton PA, Handy RD, Henry TB.  2018. Intravenous injection of unfunctionalized carbon-based nanomaterials confirms the minimal toxicity observed in aqueous and dietary exposures in juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).  Environmental Pollution 232:191-199.

Artal MC, dos Santos A, Henry TB, Umbuzeiro GA.  2018.  Development of an acute toxicity test with the tropical marine amphipod Parhyale hawaiensis.  Ecotoxicology 27(2):103-108


Fraser TWK, Khezri A, Lewandowska-Sabat AM, Henry TB, Ropstad E.  2017.  Endocrine disruptors effect larval zebrafish behavior: testing potential mechanisms and comparisons of behavior sensitivity to alternative biomarkers.  Aquatic Toxicology 193:128-135.

Henry TB, Marioni-Henry M.  2017.  Author gender and career progression in Environmental Science & Technology.  Environmental Science & Technology DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02979.

Fraser TWK, Khezri A, Jusdado JGH, Lewandowska-Sabat AM, Henry TB, Ropstad E. 2017  Toxin induced behavioural aberrations in larval zebrafish are dependent on minor methodological alterations.  Toxicology Letters 276:62-68.

Aguirre-Martinez GV, Reinardy HC, Martin-Diaz MLM, Henry TB. 2017. Response of gene expression in zebrafish exposed to pharmaceutical mixtures: implications for environmental risk.  Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 142:471-479.

Sleight VA, Bakir A, Thompson RC, Henry TB.  2017.  Measurement of biomarker gene expression in larval zebrafish Danio rerio indicates reduced bioavailability of model toxicants upon sorption to microplastics.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 116(1-2):291-297

Catarino A, Thompson RC, Sanderson W, Henry TB.  2016.  Development and optimization of a standard method for extraction of microplastics in mussels by enzyme digestion of soft tissues. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 36(4):947-951


Kang JS, Bong J, Choi J-S, Henry TB, Park JW.  2016.  Differentially transcriptional regulation on cell cycle pathway by silver nanoparticles from silver in larval zebrafish (Danio rerio).  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 479(4):753-758.

FI Vacchi, PC Von der Ohe, AF de Albuquerque, JA de Souza Vendemiatti, CCJ Azevedo, JG Honório, BF da Silva, MV  Zanoni, TB. Henry, AJ Nogueira, GA Umbuzeiro.  2016.   Occurrence and risk assessment of an azo dye – The case of Disperse Red 1.  Chemosphere 156:95-100.

Boran H, Boyle D, Patsiou D, Altinok I, Henry TB.  2016. Aqueous Hg2+ associates with TiO2 nanoparticles according to particle size, changes particle agglomeration, and becomes less bioavailable to zebrafish. Aquatic Toxicology 174:242-246. 

Al-Bairuty GA, Boyle D, Henry TB, Handy RD.  2016.  Sublethal effects of copper sulfate compared to coper nanoparticles in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) at low pH: physiology and metal accumulation.  Aquatic Toxicology 174:188-198. 


Zhuang J, Yu H-Q, Henry TB, Sayler GS.  2015.  Fate and toxic effects of environmental stressors: environmental control.  Ecotoxicology 24(10)SI:2043-2048.

Gross J, Farokhkish B, Cornacione M, Shaw S, Nguyen P, Henry TB.  2015.  Potential use of direct current electric fields to eradicate rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss embryos from freshwater ecosystems.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 35:871-879.

Henry TB. 2015 .  Ecotoxicology of polychlorinated biphenyls in fish – a critical review.  Critical Reviews in Toxicology 45(8):643-661.

Eaton L, Edmonds EJ, Henry TB, Snellgrove D, Sloman KA.  2015.  Mild maternal stress disrupts associative learning and increases aggression in offspring.  Hormones and Behavior 71:10-15

Boyle D, Boran H, Atfield A, Henry TB.  2015.  Use of an exposure chamber to maintain aqueous-phase nanoparticle dispersions for improved toxicity testing in fish.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34(3):583-588

Foster NL, Lukowiak K, Henry TB.  2015. Time-related expression profiles for heat shock protein gene transcripts (HSP40, HSP70) in the central nervous system of Lymnea stagnalis exposed to thermal stress.  Communicative & Integrative Biology 8:3, e1040954


Jang MH, Kim WK, Lee SK, Henry TB, Park JW. 2014.  Uptake, tissue distribution, and depuration of total silver in common carp (Cyprinus carpio) after exposure to silver nanoparticles.  Environmental Science & Technology 48:11568-11574.

Petersen EJ, Henry TB, Zhao J, MacCuspie RI, Kirschling TL, Dobrovolskaia MA, Hackley V, Xing Baoshan, White JC.  2014. Identification and avoidance of potential artifacts in nanomaterial ecotoxicity measurements.  Environmental Science & Technology 48(8):4226-4246.

Boyle D, Fox JE, Akerman JM, Sloman KA, Henry TB, Handy RD.  2014.  Minimal observed effects of waterborne exposure to single walled carbon nanotubes on behavior and physiology of juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) indicates an important role of material suspension preparation in reports of toxicity.  Aquatic Toxicology 146C:154-164.

Connolly MC, Dutkosky RM, Heah TP, Sayler GS, Henry TB.  2014.  Temporal dynamics of oocyte growth and vitellogenin gene expression in zebrafish (Danio rerio).  Zebrafish 11(2):107-114

McNeil PL, Boyle D, Henry TB, Handy RD, Sloman KA.  2014.  The toxicity of metal nanoparticles on the lateral line system and associated behaviours in zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos and larvae.  Aquatic Toxicology 152:318-323.


Boyle DB, Al-Bairuty G, Henry TB, Handy RD.  2013.  Critical comparison of intravenous injection of TiO2 nanoparticles with waterborne and dietary exposures concludes minimal environmentally-relevant toxicity in juvenile rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Environmental Pollution 182:70-79.

Sheir SK, Handy RD, Henry TB.  2013.  Effect of pollution history on immunological responses and organ histology in the marine mussel Mytilus edulis exposed to cadmium.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 64(4):701-716.

Reinardy HC, Scarlett AG, Henry TB, West CE, Hewitt LM, Frank RA, Rowland SJ. 2013. ‘Aromatic’ naphthenic acids in oil sands process-affected water, fully resolved by GCxGC-MS, weakly induce gene for vitellogenin production in zebrafish Danio rerio larvae.  Environmental Science & Technology 47:6614-6620.

Scarlett AG, Reinardy HC, Henry TB, West CE, Frank RA, Hewitt LM, and Rowland SJ. 2013.  Acute toxicity of aromatic and non-aromatic fractions of naphthenic acids extracted from oil sands process-affected water to larval zebrafish.  Chemosphere 93:415-420.

Al-Bairuty G, Shaw BJ, Handy RD, Henry TB. 2013.  Histopathological effects of waterborne copper nanoparticles and copper sulfate on the organs of rainbow trout.  Aquatic Toxicology 126:104-115.

Boyle D, Al-Bairuty G, Ramsden CS, Sloman KA, Henry TB, Handy RD. 2013.  Subtle alterations in swimming speed distributions of rainbow trout exposed to titanium dioxide nanoparticles are associated with gill rather than brain injury.  Aquatic Toxicology 126:116-127.

Ramsden CR, Henry TB, Handy RD.  2013.  Sub-lethal effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on the physiology and reproduction of zebrafish.  Aquatic Toxicology 126:404-413.

Reinardy HC, Syrett J, Jeffree JA, Jha NA, Henry TB.  2013. Genotoxicity in male zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to cobalt, with implications on reproduction and expression of DNA repair genes.  Aquatic Toxicology 126:224-230.

Reinardy HC, Dharamshi J, Jha NA, Henry TB.  2013.  Changes in expression profiles of genes associated with repair of DNA damage during DNA repair processes in larval zebrafish Danio rerio.  Mutagenesis 28(5):601-608.

Henry TB, Wileman SJ, Boran H, Sutton P.  2013.  Association of Hg2+ with aqueous nC60 aggregates facilitates increased bioavailability of Hg2+ in zebrafish (Danio rerio).  Environmental Science & Technology 47(7):9997-10004.

Reinardy HC, Skippins E, Henry TB, Jha NA.  2013.  Development and validation of non-invasive methodology for repeated collection and assessment of DNA damage in sperm of zebrafish Danio rerio.  Journal of Fish Biology 82:1074-1081.

Merrifield DL, Shaw BJ, Harper GM, Saoud IP, Davies SJ, Handy RD, Henry TB.  2013.  Ingestion of food containing metal nanoparticles disrupts endogenous microbiota in zebrafish with potential implications on organism health.  Environmental Pollution 174:157-163.


White C, Davis SJ, Henry TB.  2012.  Malachite green toxicity and effects on reproductive success in zebrafish Danio rerio.  Zebrafish 9(3):135-139.

Park JW, Heah TP, Gouffon JS, Henry TB, Sayler GS.  2012.  Global gene expression in larval zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (fluoxetine and sertraline) reveals unique expression profiles and potential biomarkers of exposure.  Environmental Pollution 167:163-170.

Petersen EJ, Henry TB.  2012.  Methodological considerations for testing the ecotoxicity of carbon nanotubes and fullerenes.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31(1):60-72.


Petersen EJ, Whelton AJ, Zhang L, Huang Q, Uddin N, O’Caroll DM, Henry TB, Nguyen T, Holbrook D, Chen KL.  2011.  The potential environmental fate and ecological risks of carbon nanotubes: release pathways, transport, aggregation, sorption, transformations, and ecotoxicity.  Environmental Science & Technology 45:9837-9856.

Reinardy HC, Teyssie JL, Jeffree RA, Copplestone D, Henry TB, Jha JN.  2011.  Uptake, depuration, and radiation dose estimation in zebrafish exposed to radionuclides via aqueous or dietary routes.  Science of the Total Environment 409:3771-3779.

Henry TB, Petersen EJ, Compton RN.  2011.  Aqueous fullerene aggregates (nC60) generate minimal reactive oxygen species and are of low toxicity in fish: a revision of previous reports.  Current Opinion in Biotechnology 22:533-537.

Handy RD, Al-Bairuty G, Ramsden CS, Boyle D, Shaw BJ, Henry TB.  2011.  Effects of manufactured nanomaterials on fishes: a target organ and body systems physiology approach.  Journal of Fish Biology 79:821-853.

Rogers ED, Henry TB, Twiner MJ, Gouffon JS, McPherson JT, Boyer GL, Sayler GS, Wilhelm GS.  2011.  Global gene expression profiling in larval zebrafish exposed to microcystin-LR and Microcystis reveals endocrine disrupting effects of cyanobacteria.  Environmental Science & Technology 45:1962-1969.

Fraser TWK, Reinardy HC, Shaw BJ, Henry TB, Handy RD.  2011.  Dietary toxicity of single walled carbon nanotubes and fullerenes (C60) in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).  Nanotoxicology 5(1):98-108.

Park JW, Henry TB, Ard S, Menn FM, Compton RN, Sayler GS.  2011.  Mixtures of 17α-ethinylestradiol (EE2) and aqueous C60 aggregates decrease bioavailability of EE2 and change C60 aggregate characteristics.  Nanotoxicology 5(3):406-416.

Park JW, Henry TB, Menn FM, Compton RN, Sayler GS.  2010.  No bioavailability of 17α-ethinylestradiol (EE2) when associated with nC60 aggregates during dietary exposure in adult male zebrafish Danio rerio.  Chemosphere 81: 1227-1232.

Bohl RJ, Henry TB, Strange RJ, Rakes PL.  2010.  Electroshock-induced mortality in freshwater fish embryos increases with embryo diameter: a model based on results from 10 species.  Journal of Fish Biology 76:975-986.

Habera JW, Kulp MA, Moore SE, Henry TB.  2010.  Efficiency of AC and pulsed DC electrofishing is comparable in a low conductivity stream.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:757-766.

Before 2010

Henry TB, McPherson JT, Rogers ED, Heah TP, Hawkins SA, Layton AC, Sayler GS.  2009.  Changes in the relative expression pattern of multiple vitellogenin genes in adult male and larval zebrafish exposed to exogenous estrogens.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Part A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 154:119-126

Bohl RJ, Henry TB, Strange RJ, Rakes PL.  2009.  Effects of electroshock on cyprinid embryos: implications for threatened and endangered fishes.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138:768-776.

Neff KJ, Schwartz JS, Henry TB, Robinson RB, Moore SE, Kulp MA.  2009.  Physiological stress in native southern brook trout during episodic acidification of streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 57:366-376.

Handy RD, Henry TB, Scown TM, Johnson BD, Tyler CR.  2008.  Manufactured nanoparticles: their uptake and effects on fish- a mechanistic analysis.  Ecotoxicology 17:287-314.

Henry, TB, and MC Black.  2008.  Survival and development of western mosquitofish exposed to the SSRI fluoxetine HCl.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxciology 54:325-330.

Henry TB, MC Black.  2007.  Acute toxicity of mixtures of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors to Ceriodaphnia dubia.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26:1751-1755.

Henry TB, F Menn, JT Fleming, J Wilgus, RL Compton, GS Sayler.  2007.  Attributing the toxicity of aqueous C60 nano-aggregates to tetrahydrofuran decomposition products in larval zebrafish by assessment of gene expression.  Environmental Health Perspectives 115(7):1059-1065.

Henry TB, JM Grizzle.  2006.  Electroshocking-induced mortality of fish in waters of different conductivity.  Journal of Fish Biology 68:747-758.

Before 2005

Henry TB, JM Grizzle.  2004.  Survival of largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish embryos after electroshocking.  Journal of Fish Biology 64:1206-1216.

Henry TB, JM Grizzle, CE Johnston, JA Osborne.  2004.  Susceptibility of ten fish species to electroshock-induced mortality.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133:649-654.

Henry TB, MC Black, J Wook-Kwon, KL Armbrust.  2004.  Acute and chronic toxicity of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors to Ceriodaphnia dubia.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23:2229-2233.

Henry TB, JM Grizzle.  2003.  Electroshocking-induced injuries in newly transformed juvenile fish.  Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 15:147-157.

Grizzle JM, TB Henry, I Altinok.  2003.  Lack of effect of electroshocking on the susceptibility of rainbow trout to enteric redmouth disease.  Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 15:87-91.

Henry TB, JM Grizzle, MJ Maceina.  2003.  Electrofishing-induced mortality of four fish species during posthatching development.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 132:299-306.

Dolan C, LE Miranda, TB Henry.  2002.  Electrofishing for crappies: electrical settings influence immobilization efficiency, injury, and mortality.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:1442-1451.

Henry TB, ER Irwin, JM Grizzle, WG Brumbaugh, ML Wildhaber.  2001.  Gill lesions and death of bluegill in an acid mine drainage mixing zone.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20:1304-1311.

Henry TB, JM Grizzle, MJ Maceina.  2001.  Comparison of in-water voltage gradients produced by electrofishing boats.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 55:138-145.

Henry TB, ER Irwin, JM Grizzle, ML Wildhaber, WG Brumbaugh.  1999.  Acute toxicity of an acid mine drainage mixing zone to juvenile bluegill and largemouth bass.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 128:919-928.

Books edited and authored book chapters:

Biotechnology Risk Assessment: Minding & Managing the Threats Around Us.  American Chemical Society; Editors: Ripp SA, Henry TB.  Volume 1079, Publication date (web) 18 October 2011.  Copyright American Chemical Society; DOI 10.1021/bk-201101079.

 Petersen EJ, Henry TB.  Ecotoxicity of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes: a critical review of the evidence for nano-size effects.  In Biotechnology Risk Assessment: Minding & Managing the Threats Around Us.  American Chemical Society; Editors: Ripp SA, Henry TB.  Volume 1079, Publication date (web) 18 October 2011.  Copyright American Chemical Society; DOI 10.1021/bk-201101079.


Ripp SA, Sayler GS, Close DM, Connolly M, Henry TB.  New vertebrate cell comprises one or more heterologous autonomous reporter vectors, useful for measuring contaminants in water, and for detecting toxic chemicals.  Patent Number: US201303164-A1; Patent Assignee Name and Code: University of Tennessee Res Found (UYTE-Non-standard); Derwent Primary Accession Number: 2013-B65756 [34].