Altered cholinesterase and monooxygenase levels in Daphnia magna and Chironomus riparius exposed to environmental pollutants.

@article{Sturm1999AlteredCA,
  title={Altered cholinesterase and monooxygenase levels in Daphnia magna and Chironomus riparius exposed to environmental pollutants.},
  author={Armin Sturm and Patrick A. Hansen},
  journal={Ecotoxicology and environmental safety},
  year={1999},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          9-15
        }
}
Biochemical indices were investigated for their potential use as variables of sublethal toxicity in Daphnia (cholinesterase) and Chironomus (cholinesterase and biotransformation enzymes). Parathion, dichlorvos, and aldicarb caused dose-related inhibition of cholinesterase (ChE) in 24-h bioassays with both species. Ratios of Daphnia and Chironomus ChE IC50 values to corresponding immotility EC50 values derived from the same experiment covered the range 0.26 to 1.2. Estimates of the ChE… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 24 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 REFERENCES

Acetylcholinesterase inhibition in federally endangered Colorado squawfish exposed to carbaryl and malathion

  • D. W. Beyers, P. J. Sikoski
  • Environ. 1oxicol
  • 1994
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Microsomal cytochrome P450 monooxygenases in the house fly (Musca domestica L.): Biochemical changes asssociated with pyrethroid resistance and phenobarbital induction

  • S. S. Lee, J. G. Scott
  • Pestic. Biochem. Physiol
  • 1989
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Biochemical mechanisms: Metabolism, adaptation, and toxicity

  • R. T. Di Giulio, W. H. Benson, B. M. Sanders, P. A. Van Veld
  • In Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicology (G. M. Rand…
  • 1995
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Use of acetylcholinesterase activity to detect sublethal toxicity in stream invertebrates exposed to low concentrations of organophosphate insecticides

  • K. E. Day, I. A. Scott
  • Aquat. 1oxicol. (Amsterdam)
  • 1990
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Results of the harmful effects of water pollutants to Daphnia magna in the 21 day reproduction test

  • R. Kühn, M. Pattard, Pernak, K.-D, A. Winter
  • 1⁄4ater Res
  • 1989
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

A rapid and sensitive method for the quantitation of microgram quantities of protein utilizing the principle of protein—dye binding

  • M. Bradford
  • Anal. Biochem
  • 1976
Highly Influential
1 Excerpt

Effect of phenobarbital and naphthalene on some of the components of the electron transport system and the hydroxylating activity of house fly microsomes

  • J. Capdevilla, A. Morello, A. S. Perry, M. Agosin
  • Biochemistry
  • 1973
Highly Influential
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…