Histopathological Alterations in the Gill, Liver and Brain of Cyprinus Carpio on Exposure to Quinalphos
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014, Pages: 211-216
Received: Mar. 18, 2014; Accepted: May 20, 2014; Published: Aug. 30, 2014
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Ramesh Raju Chamarthi, Department of Zoology, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur - 515003, Andhra Pradesh, India
Manjunatha Bangeppagari, Universidad de las Fuezas Armada (ESPE), Sangolqui, Quito, Ecuador, South America, POBOX: 171-5-231B
Jaffer Mohiddin Gooty, Universidad de las Fuezas Armada (ESPE), Sangolqui, Quito, Ecuador, South America, POBOX: 171-5-231B
Srinivasulu Mandala, Universidad de las Fuezas Armada (ESPE), Sangolqui, Quito, Ecuador, South America, POBOX: 171-5-231B
Juan Ortiz Tirado, Universidad de las Fuezas Armada (ESPE), Sangolqui, Quito, Ecuador, South America, POBOX: 171-5-231B
Shambanagouda R. Marigoudar, Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management-Project Directorate, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, Pallikaranai, Chennai – 600 100
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Abstract
Study was conducted to assess the histopathological damage of Gill, Liver and Brain in common carp, Cyprinus carpio after sublethal exposure to Quinalphos. Exposed to sublethal concentration (One tenth (1/10th, 0.75 μl/L) of commercial grade quinalphos (25% Emulsified Concentration) for 1, 7, 14, 21 and 30 days and a parallel control was run simultaneously. Gill, Liver and Brain of exposed individuals exhibited some remarkable changes in their histology in comparison to control. Prominent changes include shrinkage of the glomerulus, and dilation of tubular lumen. Vacuolization, desquamation, hydropic swelling and hyaline degeneration of tubular epithelium is also observed. Cyst formation and hemorrhage also appear in certain specimens. Duration of exposure appears to have a profound effect on Gill, Liver and Brain as with increasing duration of exposure histopathological damages become more severe.
Keywords
Histopathology, Cyprinus Carpio, Quinalphos, Gill, Liver, Brain
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Ramesh Raju Chamarthi, Manjunatha Bangeppagari, Jaffer Mohiddin Gooty, Srinivasulu Mandala, Juan Ortiz Tirado, Shambanagouda R. Marigoudar, Histopathological Alterations in the Gill, Liver and Brain of Cyprinus Carpio on Exposure to Quinalphos, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2014, pp. 211-216. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20140204.14
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