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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(1): 131-136       |                 Available online, March 04, 2018

Lead nitrate induced histochemical alteration in the liver of freshwater fish Mystus bleekeri (Day)


Khodake SP* and Borale RP



Jaihind Educational Trust’s Z. B. Patil College, Deopur, Dhule-424002 (MS) India

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Received : 27.11.2017    |    Accepted : 10.02.2018       |     Published : 04.03.2018

The present investigation deals with the effect of treatment of Lead nitrate, on the histochemical components of liver from freshwater fish, Mystus bleekeri. This fish was exposed to the 1/5th of LC50 concentration of Lead nitrate in laboratory conditions for duration of 24, 48 and 96 hrs. The histochemical observation revealed that the proteins, lipids and glycogen were depleted. Lead nitrate toxicity was found time dependent. As the fish, Mystus bleekeri is consumed by people; it is essential to know the effect Lead nitrate on histochemical changes in liver.


Keywords- Mystus bleekeri, Lead nitrate, histochemical alteration, sublethal toxicity


Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Khodake SP and Borale RP (2018) Lead nitrate induced histochemical alteration in the liver of freshwater fish Mystus bleekeri (Day), Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 6(1): 131-136. 


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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