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    Abstract - Issue Jan 2007, 28 (1)                                     Back


Histopathological changes in liver of Heteropneustes fossilis exposed to cypermethrin

Namita Joshi*1, Dharmlata1 and A.P. Sahu2

1Department of Environmental Science, Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Jwalapur, Hardwar - 249 407, India

2Department of Preventive Toxicology, I.T.R.C., Lucknow - 226 001, India

(Received: January 25, 2005 ; Revised received: October 01, 2005; Accepted: October 29, 2005)

Abstract: Cypermethrin was administered to Heteropneustes fossilis in chronic concentration to determine lesion of liver as indicators of tissue damage. The cypermethrin dose used was ľ of 96 hr LC50. Histopathological changes in liver ranged from vacuolization, necrosis, fibrosis of perivascular region and disposition of yellow brown grains at different time of exposure viz; 20th, 30th, 40th and 60th days

Key words: Heteropneustes fossilis, Liver, Cypermethrin, Histopathology


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