International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020


Histopathological Changes in the Liver and Kidney of Male Rats Exposed to Gramoxone®

Vaishali Phusate


Abstract: Gramoxone is a Paraquat based herbicide formulation used for weed management. In the present study effects of Gramoxone® on histology of liver and kidney was assessed. Male rats were orally treated with Gramoxone® 5mg/kg body weight for 15 and 60 days and the result of treated rats was compared with control rats. Exposure depended histopathological changes were observed in liver and kidney of Gramoxone® treated rats. Result of this study indicates that Gramoxone® is toxic to liver and kidney and its usage is to be done with caution.


Keywords: herbicide formulation, paraquat, histology of liver and kidney


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,


Pages: 1509 - 1513


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Vaishali Phusate, "Histopathological Changes in the Liver and Kidney of Male Rats Exposed to Gramoxone®", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020, pp. 1509-1513, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20424141845

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