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Effect of thiourea on tissue damage in the larvae of Sarcophaga Sp.

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, Iswar Saran P G College, University of Allahabad, Allahabad -211004, India
  • 2Department of Zoology, CMP P.G. College, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002, India
  • 3Department of Zoology, SPM Degree College, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 7, Issue (7), Pages 35-38, July,10 (2018)


The objective of the study was to identify the tissue damage due to chemical (Thiourea) stress in the larvae of Sarcophaga ruficornis by trypan blue staining. Trypan Blue dye exclusion method is used for the assessment of cell viability. In all treatments the tissue shows differential staining pattern as compared to control. In Sarcophaga ruficornis larvae the gut tissues viz. gastric caeca, midgut, hindgut and malpighian tubules are more susceptible regions to stress as compared to non gut tissues i.e. brain ganglia and salivary gland.


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