Inland Water Biology

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 86–88 | Cite as

Response of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) leucocytes to hormone-induced stress

  • L. V. Balabanova
  • D. V. Mikryakov
  • V. R. Mikryakov
Ecological Physiology and Biochemistry


The influence of cortisone on leucocytes composition in the blood of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) is studied. Following the hormone injection, the relative number of leucocytes decreased and the number of neutrophils and blast-form cells increased in the leucocyte spectrum of experimental fish.

Key words

cortisone common carp leucocytes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. V. Balabanova
    • 1
  • D. V. Mikryakov
    • 1
  • V. R. Mikryakov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for the Biology of Inland WatersRussian Academy of SciencesBorokRussia

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