Biolife, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2015
Divya Teja, D1 and VivekaVardhani, V2*
1Department of Biochemistry, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjunanagar-522 510, Andhra Pradesh. INDIA
2Department of Zoology & Aquaculture, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjunanagar-522 510, Andhra Pradesh. INDIA
Total protein, DNA and RNA was estimated in the abdominal muscles of experimental and control male swiss albino mice (6-8 wks old; 23-26 g wt). Immunex DS (IDS) was orally administered (@150mg/mouse) as a single dose in mice of group I. In a set of 6 experimental groups, IDS was orally administered @150mg/mouse in a single dose on day 0 and injected with Gene Vac B vaccine on day 4 of experiment (@ 0.07ml/mouse, A; 0.1ml/mouse, B; 0.2ml/mouse, C; 0.4ml/mouse, D; 0.8ml/mouse, E, and 1ml/mouse, F). A single group was kept as control (untreated and uninfected). Two mice from all the eight groups were sacrificed on day 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 after vaccine treatment. Muscle tissue (abdominal) was separated and analysed for total protein, DNA and RNA using standard methods. The level of protein, DNA and RNA showed much alteration in all the experimental groups of mice throughout the infection period when compared with controls and IDS treated mice; this abnormality might be due to IDS and/or pathogenic stress caused by reaction oxygen species.
Key words: Protein, DNA, RNA, Abdominal muscles, mice, Immunostimulant, Hepatitis.
Published online 14th May, 2015
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How to Cite this Article
Divya Teja, D and VivekaVardhani, V (2015). Total protein, DNA and RNA content in the abdominal muscles of mice treated with Immunex DS and Hepatitis B Vaccine. Biolife, 3(2), pp 469-475. doi:10.17812/blj2015.32.16
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Total protein, DNA and RNA content in the abdominal muscles of mice treated with Immunex DS and Hepatitis B Vaccine
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