EVALUATION OF OXIDATIVE STRESS BY XANTHINE OXIDASE IN INDIAN MAJOR CARPS FROM LAKES OF AJMER
Dr. Sudha Summarwar* and Dr. Harendra Kumar (IPS)
In order to assess the impact of pesticide in Indian major carps of lakes of Rajasthan, a study was conducted at the tissue level of antioxidant enzymes xanthine oxidase. Two type’s fishes i.e. Labeo rohita & Catla catla were collected from Ana Sagar & Foy Sagar Lake of Ajmer, Rajasthan. Fishes were collected from different areas of lakes namely Ana Sagar site 1, Ana Sagar site 2, Ana Sagar site 3, Ana Sagar site 4, Ana Sagar site 5, and Foy Sagar. The activity of Xanthine Oxidase was observed and analyzed in both the fishes from all six sites. The study revealed that Xanthine Oxidase activity was higher in Catla catla.
Keywords: Xanthine Oxidase, Oxidative stress, fish health, lakes of Rajasthan.
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