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Claude Fortin

Biogéochimie des métaux

Spéciation et biodisponibilité des métaux en milieux aqueux


Sánchez-Marín, P., Liu, F., Chen, Z., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2018) Microalgal-driven pH changes in the boundary layer lead to apparent increases in Pb internalization by a unicellular alga in the presence of citrate.Limnology and Oceanography. Sous presse. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10774


Lavoie, I., Hamilton, P., Morin, S., Kim Tiam, S., Gonçalves, S., Falasco, E., Fortin, C., Gontero, B., Heudre, D., Kahlert, M., Kojadinovic-Sirinelli, M., Manoylov, K., Pandey, L. et Taylor, J. (2017) Diatom teratologies as biomarkers of contamination: are all deformities ecologically meaningful? Ecological Indicators. 82:539-550. DOI : 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.06.048


Liu, F., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2017) Can freshwater phytoplankton access cadmium bound to low-molecular-weight thiols?Limnology and Oceanography. Limnology and Oceanography. 62 (6) : 2604-2615. DOI : 10.1002/lno.10593


Kim Tiam, S.,Laderriere, V., Gillis, C.-A., Fortin, C. et Lavoie, I. (2017) qPCR detection versus microscopy observations for assessing presence-absence of Didymosphenia geminata in Quebec rivers (Canada).Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 52 (2) 109-120. DOI : 10.2166/wqrj.2017.030


Aharchaou, I., Rosabal, M., Liu, F., Battagliaa, E., Vignati, D.A.L. et Fortin, C. (2017) Bioaccumulation and subcellular partitioning of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) in the freshwater green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Aquatic Toxicology. 182, 49-57. DOI : 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.11.004


Lavoie, M., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2016) Importance de mieux connaître les mécanismes de transport des métaux pour la prédiction de l’accumulation et de la toxicité des métaux dissous chez le phytoplancton : récentes avancées et défis pour le développement du modèle du ligand biotique. Revue des Sciences de l’Eau 29, 119-147. )  DOI : 10.7202/1036544ar


Leguay, S., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2016) Determination of the free ion concentration of rare earth elements by an ion-exchange technique: implementation, evaluation and limits. Environmental Chemistry. 13 (3) : 478-488. DOI : 10.1071/EN15136


Leguay, S., Lavoie, I., Levy, J. et Fortin, C. (2016) Using biofilms for monitoring metal contamination in lotic ecosystems: the protective effects of hardness and pH on metal bioaccumulation. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 35 (6) : 1489-1501. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3292


Duval, J., Paquet, N., Lavoie, M. et Fortin, C. (2015)  Dynamics of metal partitioning at the cell-solution interface: Implications for toxicity assessment under growth inhibition conditions. Environmental Science and Technology. 49 (11) : 6625–6636. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b00594


Paquet, N., Lavoie, M.,Maloney, F., Duval, J., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2015) Cadmium accumulation and toxicity in Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata: influence of metal-binding exudates, exposure time and initial cell density. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34 (7) : 1524–1532. DOI: 10.1002/etc.2927


Crémazy, A., Leclair, S., Mueller, K.K., Vigneault, B., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2015) Development of an in situ ion-exchange technique for the determination of free Cd, Co, Ni and Zn concentrations in freshwaters.Aquatic Geochemistry. 21 (2-4) : 259-279. DOI: 10.1007/s10498-015-9254-2


Crémazy, A., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2014) In the presence of fluoride, free Sc3+ is not a good predictor of Sc bioaccumulation by two unicellular algae: possible role of fluoro-complexes.Environmental Science and Technology. 48 (16) : 9754-9761. DOI : 10.1021/es5016247


Lavoie, M., Sabatier, S., Garnier-Laplace, J. et Fortin, C. (2014) Uranium accumulation and toxicity in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is modulated by pH. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 33 (6) : 1372-1379. DOI: 10.1002/etc.2565


Le Faucheur, S., Campbell, P.G.C., Fortin, C. et Slaveykova, V. (2014) Interactions between mercury and phytoplankton: Speciation, bioavailability, and internal handling. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 33 (6) : 1211-1224. DOI: 10.1002/etc.2424


Pitre, D., Boullemant, A. et Fortin, C. (2014). Uptake and sorption of aluminium and fluoride by four green algal species.Chemistry Central Journal. 8 : 8. DOI: 10.1186/1752-153X-8-8


Cantonati, M., Angeli, N., Virtanen, L., Wojtal, A.Z., Gabrieli, J., Falasco, E., Lavoie, I., Morin, S., Marchetto, A., Fortin, C. et Smirnova, S. (2014) Achnanthidium minutissimum (Bacillariophyta) valve deformities as indicators of metal enrichment in diverse widely-distributed freshwater habitats. Science of the Total Environment. 475 : 201-215. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.10.018


Lavoie, I., Campeau, S., Zugic Drakulic, N., Winter, J., et Fortin, C. (2014) Using diatoms to monitor stream biological integrity in Eastern Canada: an overview of 10 years of index development and ongoing challenges. Science of the Total Environment. 475 : 187-200. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.04.092


Sánchez-Marín, P., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2014) Lead (Pb) and copper (Cu) share a common uptake transporter in the unicellular alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. BioMetals. 27 (1) : 173-181. DOI: 10.1007/s10534-013-9699-y


Lavoie, M., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2014) Predicting cadmium accumulation and toxicity in a green alga in the presence of varying essential element concentrations using a biotic ligand model.Environmental Science and Technology. 48 (2) : 1222-1229. DOI: 10.1021/es402630z


Crémazy, A., Levy, J.L., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2013) Uptake and subcellular partitioning of trivalent metals in a green alga: comparison between Al and Sc.Biometals. 26 (6) 989-1001. DOI:10.1007/s10534-013-9675-6


Chen, Z., Porcher, C. Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2013) Influence of humic acid on algal uptake and toxicity of ionic silver. Environmental Science and Technology. 47(15) : 8835-8842. DOI: 10.1021/es401085n


Sánchez-Marín, P., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2013) Copper and lead internalisation by freshwater microalgae at different carbonate concentrations. Environmental Chemistry. 10 (2) : 80-90. DOI: 10.1071/EN13011


Crémazy, A., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2013) The biotic ligand model can successfully predict the uptake of a trivalent ion by a unicellular alga below pH 6.50 but not above: possible role of hydroxo-species. Environmental Science and Technology. 47 (5) : 2408-2415. DOI: 10.1021/es3038388


Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin C. (2013) Biotic Ligand Model. Dans : Encyclopedia of Aquatic Ecotoxicology. Férard, J.-F. et Blaise, C., eds. Springer, ISBN 978-94-007-5040-1, 1195p.


Lavoie, M., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2012) Extending the biotic ligand model to account for positive and negative feedback interactions between cadmium and zinc in a freshwater alga. Environmental Science and Technology. 46 (21) : 12129-12136. DOI:10.1021/es302512r


Mueller, K.K., Lofts, S., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2012) Improving trace metal speciation predictions in natural aquatic systems: incorporation of dissolved organic matter (DOM) spectroscopic quality. Environmental Chemistry. 9 (4) : 356-368. DOI:10.1071/EN11156


Lavoie, M., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2012) Trace concentrations of cobalt and zinc alleviate cadmium-induced growth inhibition in a green unicellular alga. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 31 (7) : 1445-1452. DOI:10.1002/etc.1855


Chen, Z., Campbell, P.G.C. et Fortin, C. (2012) Silver binding by humic acid as determined by equilibrium ion-exchange and dialysis. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 116 (25) : 6532-6539. DOI:10.1021/jp212403r


Lavoie, I., Lavoie, M. et Fortin, C. (2012) A mine of information: benthic algal communities as biomonitors of metal contamination from abandoned tailings. Science of the Total Environment. 425 : 231-241. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.057


Lavoie, M., Le Faucheur, S., Boullemant, A., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2012) The influence of pH on algal cell membrane permeability and its implications for the uptake of lipophilic metal complexes. Journal of Phycology. 48 (2) : 293-302. DOI:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01126.x


Morin, S., Cordonier, A., Lavoie, I., Arini, A. Blanco, S., Duong, T.T., Tornés, E., Bonet, B., Corcoll, N., Faggiano, L., Laviale, M., Pérès, F., Becares, E., Coste, M., Feurtet-Mazel, A., Fortin, C., Guasch, H., Sabater, S. (2012) Consistency in diatom response to metal-contaminated environments. Dans : Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers: Bringing science into River Management Plans. H. Guasch et al. (eds.), Handbook of Environmental Chemistry series vol. 19, Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 117-146. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-25722-3_5


Mueller, K.K., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2012) Spatial variation of the optical properties of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in lakes on the Canadian Precambrian Shield and links to watershed characteristics. Aquatic Geochemistry, 18 (1) : 21-44. DOI:10.1007/s10498-011-9147-y


Fortin, C., Robin, M.-A., Rousseau, A.N. et Jutras, S.(2011) Lacs des Chic-Chocs – Impact de la coupe forestière? Bulletin Forêt Savoir, 47 : 2


Lavoie, I., Guéguen, C. et Fortin, C. (2011) Benthic diatom communities from rivers in close proximity to the Athabasca tar sands (Alberta, Canada). Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 46 (4) : 355-365. DOI:10.2166/wqrjc.2011.019


Le Faucheur, S., Tremblay, Y., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2011) Acidification increases mercury uptake by a freshwater alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Environmental Chemistry, 8 (6) : 612-622. DOI: 10.1071/EN11006


Goulet, R., Fortin, C. et Spry, D.J.(2011) Uranium bioavailability, bioaccumulation and toxicity to fish. Dans : Metals: Homeostasis and Toxicology, C.M. Wood, A.P. Farrell & C.J. Brauner, Eds. Volume 31b, Homeostasis and Toxicology of Non-Essential Metals; Chapter 8; Fish Physiology Series. ISBN 978-0-12-378634-0. pp. 391-428


Boullemant, A., Le Faucheur, S., Fortin C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2011) Uptake of lipophilic cadmium complexes by three green algae: influence of humic acids and its pH-dependence. Journal of Phycology, 47 (4) : 784-791. DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2011.01013.x


Cattaneo, A., Couillard, Y., Wunsam, S. et Fortin, C. (2011) Littoral diatoms as indicators of recent water and sediment contamination by metals in lakes. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 13 (3) : 572-582. DOI: 10.1039/C0EM00328J


Perreault, F., Dewez, D., Fortin, C., Juneau, P., Diallo, A. et Popovic, R. (2010) Effect of aluminium on cellular division and photosynthetic electron transport in Euglena gracilis and Chlamydomonas acidophila. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29 (4) : 887-892. DOI:10.1002/etc.109


Cooper, S. et Fortin, C. (2010) Metal and metallothionein content in bullfrogs: study of a whole watershed impacted by agricultural activities. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 73 (3) : 391-399. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2009.12.006


Saison, C., Perreault, F., Daigle, J.-C., Fortin, C., Claverie, J., Morin, M., et Popovic, R. (2010) Effect of core shell copper oxide nanoparticles on cell culture morphology and photosynthesis (Photosystem II energy distribution) in the green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Aquatic Toxicology, 96 (2) : 109-114.DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2009.10.002.


Fortin, C., Couillard, Y., Vigneault, B. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2010) Determination of free Cd, Cu and Zn concentrations in lake waters by in situ diffusion followed by column equilibration ion-exchange. Aquatic Geochemistry, 16 (1): 151-172. DOI: 10.1007/s10498-009-9074-3


Boullemant, A., Lavoie, M., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2009) Uptake of hydrophobic metal complexes by three freshwater algae: unexpected influence of pH. Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (9) : 3308-3314. DOI: 10.1021/es802832u


Lavoie, M., Bernier, J., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2009) Cell homogenization and subcellular fractionation in two phytoplanktonic algae: Implications for the assessment of metal subcellular distributions. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 7 (4) : 277-286. DOI: 10.4319/lom.2009.7.277


Lavoie, M., Le Faucheur, S., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2009) Cadmium detoxification strategies in two phytoplankton species: metal binding by newly synthesized thiolated peptides and metal sequestration in granules. Aquatic Toxicology, 92 (2) : 65-75. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2008.12.007


Boullemant, A., Gagné, J.-P., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2007) Interactions of hydrophobic metal complexes and their constituents with aquatic humic substances. Environmental Chemistry, 4 (5) : 323-333. DOI: 10.1071/EN07046


François, L., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2007) pH modulates transport rates of manganese and cadmium in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii through non-competitive interactions: implications for an algal BLM. Aquatic Toxicology, 84 (2) : 123-132. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2007.02.019


Fortin, C., Denison, F.H. and J. Garnier-Laplace. (2007) Metal – phytoplankton interactions: modeling the effect of competing ions (H+, Ca2+ and Mg2+) on uranium uptake.Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 26 (2) : 242-248. DOI: 10.1897%2F06-298R.1


Néron, R., Auclair, J.-C. et Fortin, C. (2006) Rate of Cd2+ release from dissolved fulvic acid and natural dissolved organic carbon as a function of UVB dose. Environmental Chemistry, 3 (6) : 433-438. DOI: 10.1071/EN06053


Hiriart-Baer, V., Fortin, C., Lee, D.-Y., and Campbell, P.G.C.(2006) Toxicity of silver to two freshwater algae, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata, grown under continuous culture conditions: influence of thiosulphate. Aquatic Toxicology, 78 (2) :136-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2006.02.027


Morlon, H., Fortin, C., Adam, C. et Garnier-Laplace, J. (2006) Selenite transport and its inhibition in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 25 (5) : 1408-1417. DOI: 10.1897/2512039.1


Lee, D.-Y., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2005) Contrasting effects of chloride on the toxicity of silver to two green alga, Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Aquatic Toxicology, 75 (2) : 127-135. DOI: 10.1897%2F2512039.1


Morlon, H., Fortin, C., Floriani, M., Adam, C., Garnier-Laplace, J. et Boudou, A. (2005) Toxicity of selenite in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: Comparison between effects at the population and sub-cellular level. Aquatic Toxicology, 73 (1) : 65-78. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2005.02.007


Morlon, H., Fortin, C., Adam, C. et Garnier-Laplace, J. (2005) Cellular quotas and induced toxicity of selenite in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Radioprotection, 40 (S1) : S101-S106. DOI: 10.1051/radiopro:2005s1-016


Boullemant, A., Vigneault, B., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2004) Uptake of neutral metal complexes by green algae – influence of pH and humic substances. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 57 (10) : 931-936. DOI: 10.1071/CH04093 (numéro à la mémoire de Mark Florence)


Pham, T.N.D., Ségui, J.A., Fortin, C., Campbell, P.G.C., Denizeau, F. et Jumarie C. (2004) Cadmium uptake in rat hepatocytes in relation to speciation and to complexation with metallothionein and albumin. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 201 (2) : 320-330. DOI: 10.1002/jcp.20063


Fortin, C., Dutel, L., et Garnier-Laplace, J. (2004) Uranium complexation and uptake by a green alga in relation to chemical speciation: The importance of the free uranyl ion. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 23 (4) : 974-981. DOI: 10.1897/03-90


Lee, D.-Y., Fortin, C. et Campbell, P.G.C. (2004) Influence of chloride on silver uptake by two green algae, Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata and Chlorella pyrenoidosa. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 23 (4) : 1012-1018. DOI: 10.1897/03-145


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