Lindane increases in vitro respiratory burst activity and intracellular calcium levels in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) head kidney phagocytes.

Phagocytic cells are the main actors of the fish immune system. They secrete reactive oxygen species (ROS) involved in their bactericidal activity. The effects of lindane on ROS production in rainbow trout phagocytes are contradictory. Here, we study the effects of high concentrations of lindane on ROS production (by chemiluminescence) and on intracellular… CONTINUE READING