PMID: 107617Dec 1, 1978

Effect of polychlorinated biphenyls on drug metabolism in Japanese quail and its progeny

J L RivièreG Grolleau


PCB (DP5, 1 and 5 mg/female/day, orally for 40 days) induce microsomal hepatic enzymes (cytochrome P-450, aniline hydroxylase, aldrin epoxidase, p-nitroanisole demethylase, p-nitrophenol: UDPGA-transferase) in adult female Japanese quail. Toxicity of dinitro-o-cresol (DNOC) is reduced in treated animals. High hepatic activity occurs in young quails issued from treated females, but closely related to residue levels, normal enzyme activities are reestablished within 1 month.


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