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Alteration of certain blood parameters of freshwater teleost Mystus vittatus after chronic exposure to Metasystox and Sevin
  • P. John
  • Biology
  • Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
  • 19 March 2007
Investigation of the alteration of some blood parameters of freshwater teleost Mystus vittatus after chronic exposure to sublethal concentrations of Metasystox and Sevin indicated that CT, WBCs, M CH, MCHC, glucose, blood urea, cholesterol, magnesium and SGOT were increased, whereas other parameters were found to be decreased in both cases. Expand
Purification and characterization of tannase and tannase gene from Enterobacter sp.
The investigation suggests that the purified enzyme tannase can be useful to synthesize molecules of pharmaceutical interest and employed to protect grazing animals and environment against the toxic effects caused by tannins in them. Expand
Neurodevelopmental consequences of gestational and lactational exposure to pyrethroids in rats
The present results suggest that exposure to pyrethroids during critical periods of growth can induce long term effects on the behavior of animals. Expand
Isolation and characterization of a Bacillus subtilis strain that degrades endosulfan and endosulfan sulfate
A soil bacterium enriched and isolated by applying a strong nutritional selection pressure was found to degrade endosulfan as well as its equally toxic metabolite endos sulfur sulfate to non-toxic metabolites very efficiently and was identified as a new strain of Bacillus subtilis with strain designation AKPJ04. Expand
Bifenthrin-induced neurotoxicity in rats: involvement of oxidative stress.
Oxidative stress seems to play an important role in bifenthrin-induced neurotoxicity, and the study suggests that long-term exposure to these compounds can produce detrimental effects. Expand
Tartrazine induced neurobiochemical alterations in rat brain sub-regions.
It may be concluded that the ADI levels of food azo dyes adversely affect and alter biochemical markers of brain tissue and cause oxidative damage. Expand
Bacterial Weathering of Asbestos
The process of bioweathering involving natural microbes, natural plants and transgenic animals has proven to be a very efficient and effective tool for detoxifying xenobiotics. The presentExpand
Curcumin modulates oxidative stress and genotoxicity induced by a type II fluorinated pyrethroid, beta-cyfluthrin.
It is concluded that CUR scavenges ROS and renders a protection against β-CYF genotoxicity, which caused serious pathological alterations in liver and these were alleviated by CUR. Expand
Fungal weathering of asbestos in semi arid regions of India.
Two dominant novel species found therein have proved capable of actively removing iron from asbestos fibers as studied by scanning electron microscopy- electron diffraction X-ray (SEM-EDX) analysis, which probably could lead to a reduction in toxicity of asbestos, due to reduced iron concentration as reported in related studies. Expand
Evaluation of teratogenic potential of cyfluthrin, a synthetic pyrethroid in Swiss albino mice
The higher dose significantly reduced the number of live fetuses, litter size and increased the resorption of embryos when administered during organogenesis, while exposure to the pesticide during the maturation phase did not significantly affect the reproductive parameters. Expand