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Accumulation and embryotoxicity of the insecticide heptachlor in the albino rat (Rattus norvegicus).

Rani, B. E. A. and Karanth, N. G. K. and Krishnakumari, M. K. (1992) Accumulation and embryotoxicity of the insecticide heptachlor in the albino rat (Rattus norvegicus). Journal of Environmental Biology, 13 (2). 95-100; 9 ref..

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Abstract

Kinetic studies in rats fed 12 mg/kg body wt of heptachlor revealed its accumulation in the ovaries, uterus and adrenal glands within 30 min. These levels then increased some 13-fold in the uterus and 2-fold in the adrenals during pregnancy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Laboratory-animals; Organochlorine-insecticides; Pesticides-; Pregnancy-; Uterus-; Reproductive-organs; Heptachlor-; uptake-; Toxicology-; Nontarget-effects; insecticides-; effects-; agricultural-entomology
Subjects: 600 Technology > 01 Medical sciences > 17 Toxicology
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2016 12:41
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2016 12:41
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/8404

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