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Effects of AIBL on Oncomelania hupensis, the intermediate snail host of Schistosoma japonicum: An enzyme histochemical study.
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PMID:  23199715     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of AIBL on Oncomelania hupensis, the intermediate snail host of Schistosoma japonicum.
METHODS: The enzyme histochemical profiles of cholinesterase, cytochrome oxidase, lactate dehydrogenase, nitric oxide synthase, and succinate dehydrogenase in the soft tissues of Oncomelania hupensis, the intermediate host snail of Schistosoma japonicum, were analyzed before and after treatment with the active ingredient of Buddleia lindleyana (AIBL), a potent and safe plant molluscicide.
RESULTS: Treatment with AIBL induced a notable decrease in the activities of the five enzymes (P<0.01).
CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate that AIBL impairs the activities of the enzymes, thereby influencing the transfer of neurotransmitter and energy supply in Oncomelania hupensis and ultimately harming their various physiological functions, which are considered to cause death of the species.
Authors:
Bang-Xing Han; Dan-Zhao Guo; Jun Chen; Jian Mao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1995-7645     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Pac J Trop Med     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101533720     Medline TA:  Asian Pac J Trop Med     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  966-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Hainan Medical College. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Research Center of Plant Cell Engineering of Anhui Province, Lu' an, 237012, P.R. China.
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