publication . Article . 2011

Effect of nitrate poisoning on some biochemical parameters in rats

O. H. Azeez; M. B. Mahmood; J. S. Hassan;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, volume 25, issue 2, pages 47-50 (issn: 1607-3894, eissn: 2071-1255, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Mosul, College of Veterinary Medicine
Abstract
The present study was conducted to investigate the toxicity of potassium nitrate on glucose, cholesterol, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), and the possible ameliorative effect of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C). Male Wister rats are used as experimental model divided into three groups (each of 6-8 rats) and treated for six weeks as follows: Group 1: served as control; Group 2: received 2 % potassium nitrate added to the forage and Group 3: received 2 % potassium nitrate together with 1 % ascorbic acid added to rat's forage. Nitrate treatment in group 2 leads to high significant increase levels of glucose in 3 rd , 4 th , and 5 th weeks...
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free text keywords: Nitrate toxicity, Ascorbic acid, Biochemical parameters, lcsh:Veterinary medicine, lcsh:SF600-1100, Potassium nitrate, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Biochemistry, Nitrate, Vitamin C, Animal science, Toxicity, Cholesterol, Blood sugar, Blood chemistry
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