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Physiological stress responses of Anguilla anguilla to fenitrothion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8847448     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present communication deals with the effect of fenitrothion (0.04 ppm) on the carbohydrate metabolism of the european eel Anguilla anguilla and its recovery from intoxication. Analysis of various parameters such as glycogen, lactate and glucose was made on different eel tissues after 2, 8, 12, 24, 32, 48, 56, 72 and 96 hr of fenitrothion exposure. Subsequently, the fish were allowed recovery periods of 8, 12, 24, 48, 72, 96, 144 and 192 hr in clean water, and the same parameters were evaluated. Muscle glycogen content decreased significantly during the exposure time, while blood glucose levels increased markedly. Gill, muscle and blood lactate values increased during pesticide exposure. Most of the metabolic disorders did not persist after allowing recovery in clean water during less than a week. The observed effects of fenitrothion on fish metabolism are discussed in relation to a stress syndrome and probable reasons for alterations have been exposed.
E Sancho; M D Ferrando; E Andreu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0360-1234     ISO Abbreviation:  J Environ Sci Health B     Publication Date:  1996 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-24     Completed Date:  1996-10-24     Revised Date:  2009-07-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607167     Medline TA:  J Environ Sci Health B     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-98     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept. Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Valencia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Analysis of Variance
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Fenitrothion / poisoning*
Glucose / metabolism
Glycogen / metabolism
Insecticides / poisoning*
Lactates / metabolism
Lactic Acid
Stress, Physiological / metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 0/Lactates; 122-14-5/Fenitrothion; 50-21-5/Lactic Acid; 50-99-7/Glucose; 9005-79-2/Glycogen

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