Biochemical responses of the bivalve mollusk Unio tumidus inhabiting a small power plant reservoir on the Dniester River basin, Ukraine

Published: 22-09-2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/v5ygx7bpmc.1
Contributor:
Lesya Gnatyshyna

Description

• Mussels from reservoir (R) and downstream from the dam site were compared; • R-group shows low levels of cholinesterase, catalase, caspase-3, metallothionein; • R-mussels accumulate excess of Zn and Cu in the tissues; • In the R-group increased levels of GSSG and protein carbonyls were detected; • Metabolic activities in both groups are similar.

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