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Effect of norbormide on blood glucose levels in albino rats.

Patil, T. N. and Radhakrishnamurthy, R. (1973) Effect of norbormide on blood glucose levels in albino rats. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 10. pp. 206-208.

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Abstract

Norbormide at a toxic dose level (1.2 m.gfiOO g body wt), irrespective of the mOde of administration, causes a signiftcant rise in blood glucose levels with a concomitant fall in hepatic glycogen contents of albino rats. Two strains of mice ar.., however, devoid of this effect. Glycogen contents of skeletal muscle and glutathione contents of liver are also decreased. Insulin is able to reverse the hyperglycemic effect, but it cannot protect the rats against other toxic manifestations and subsequent death.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: rodenticide, Norbormide
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 26 Pesticide Chemistry
600 Technology > 01 Medical sciences > 17 Toxicology
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 07:12
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2013 07:12
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/3956

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