Impact of malathion on acetylcholinesterase in the tissues of the fishTilapia mossambica (Peters)—a time course study
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The sublethal toxic potency of malathion in inhibiting acetylcholinesterase activity of brain, muscle, gill and liver tissues of the fish,Tilapia mossambica was studied at 12 h intervals. Maximum in hibition at 36 and 48 h, and complete revival of acetylcholinesterase activity after 72 h was noticed, suggestive of the loss of inhibition of the enzyme activity was probably by suitable (acetylcholine) accumulation.
KeywordsMalathion acetylcholinesterase acetylcholine Tilapia mossambica
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