Assessment of the contamination of trace metal in Balu River water, Bangladesh
The aim of this study is to assess and report trace metal contamination of water samples of Balu River, collected from four stations which was sampled every three months covering the upstream and downstream sites of major industrial area of Tajgaon of Dhaka city. The dissolve concentration Iron, Lead, Cadmium, Manganese, Cobalt, Nickel, Chromium, Zinc, Copper of water samples was determined by atomic...
Impairment of testis in rats after exposure to orthochlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS): An experimental study
The acute toxic effects of orthochlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS) on the rat testis were analyzed in terms of body weight, serum testosterone and histopathology of testis. The animal experiments were designed by intra-peritoneal injections of CS at 25 and 50% of lethal dose at 50% (LD50) for 10 days. In three groups of 10 each Charles Foster rats, olive oil (0.5 ml), 10 and 20 mg/kg (in 0.5 ml olive...