• Effects of sublethal levels of DDT, malathion and mercury on tissue proteins ofSarotherodon mossambicus (Peters)

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      Toxic stress; proteolysis; iso-osmotic; milieu interior

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      Liver and muscle total proteins declined inSarotherodon mossambicus subjected to sublethal concentrations of ddt, malathion and mercury. The results indicate their role in maintenance of energy supply irrespective of the nature of the toxicant. The qualitative variations in serum protein pattern also support the quantitative changes in tissues.

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      K Ramalingam1 K Ramalingam2

      1. Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Madras - 600 034, India
      2. Department of Zoology, University of Madras, Madras - 600 005, India
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