Vol. 39 (8) 2018 Neuro endocrinology letters

Tissue metallothionein response in the Japanese quail associated with exposure to cyanobacterial biomass, lead and the Newcastle disease virus.

OBJECTIVES: Here we tested the hypothesis that multiple toxic and infectious stressors combine in their adverse effects to produce higher tissue responses of metallothioneins (MTs) in birds. METHODS: We used Japanese quails as a model avian species. The study is based on data obtained from single and combined exposures of Ja.....