Endocrine and metabolic changes in Anguilla anguilla L. following exposure to β-naphthoflavone—a microsomal enzyme inducer

These results demonstrate that BNF a PAH-like compound alters the normal functioning of the hypothalamo-pituitary-thyroid axis in A. anguilla

M. Teles; M. Oliveira; M. Pacheco; M.A. Santos

2004

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  • Anguilla anguilla L. were exposed during 24 and 48 h to 2.7 μM β-naphthoflavone, a known microsomal enzyme inducer
  • Plasma glucose levels were significantly increased, demonstrating that intermediary metabolism has been affected. These results demonstrate that BNF a PAH-like compound alters the normal functioning of the hypothalamo-pituitary-thyroid axis in A. anguilla
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