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Table 1 Impact of TBT on the biochemical constituents (n = 5) in different reproductive tissues of M. rosenbergii

From: Impact of TBT on the vitellogenesis and sex hormones in freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man, 1879)

Biochemical constituents in test tissues Control groups TBT (ng/l) treated experimental groups
  Control Control ethanol 10 100 1000
Protein content
Hepatopancreas 48.5±1.01 47.1±1.95 42.0±1.02 34.0±2.81* 26.0±2.95*
Ovary 98.6±1.17 97.3±1.15 65.7±4.21 37.7±2.15* 4.4±0.25*
Hemolymph 170.5±4.50 169.3±2.90 165.1±3.00 142.7±2.10 110.1±1.10*
Lipid content
Hepatopancreas 15.7±1.27 15.1±2.01 13.3±3.70 11.7±0.51* 10.8±0.45*
Ovary 56.5±0.21 56.1±0.97 45.9±2.15 35.9±1.28* 3.2±0.15*
Glycogen content
Hepatopancreas 25.8±0.83 25.5±0.47 23.1±0.17 21.8±0.42* 19.1±0.36*
Glucose content      
Hemolymph 25.8±0.37 25.3±0.58 28.1±0.38 29.6±0.25* 30.1±0.89
  1. X ¯ ± SD of five observations.
  2. * F-test P < 0.05.