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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 2)
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Effect of Triazophos on Protein Metabolism in the Fish, Channa punctatus (Bloch)

Abdul Naveed and C. Janaiah
Corresponding Author:  Abdul Naveed 

Key words:  Antioxidant enzymes, catalase, Channa punctatus, Triazophos, SOD, XOD,
Vol. 3 , (2): 124-128
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2010 November, 13 2010 December, 30 2011 March, 05

On treatment with sublethal dose of triazophos exposure i.e., 24, 48, 72 and 96 h on protein metabolism of fish Channa punctatus were observed. The harmful toxic effect of triazophos, is an Organo Phosphorus (OP), is investigated by measuring key enzymes in protein metabolism, Viz. catalases, Super Oxide Dismutase (SOD) and Xanthine Oxidase (XOD) and these antioxidant enzymes were altered. In the present investigations the activity of catalases reduced under toxicity because that triazophos initiates the enhancement of super oxide radicals. The inhibition of SOD activity in the fish reveals the impairment of antioxidant defense mechanism and also reduction in molecular oxygen and normal metabolism step. The decreased activity of XOD leads to increase in cellular damage through photolytic activity or non availability of iron under stress condition.
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Abdul Naveed and C. Janaiah, 2011. Effect of Triazophos on Protein Metabolism in the Fish, Channa punctatus (Bloch).  Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 3(2): 124-128.
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