Quantitative and Histological Study of the Effect of Cadmium Oxide on Both Body and Kidney of Mice

Authors

  • Khalid H. Gathwan1 , Ahmed Anwar Albir1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10538

Keywords:

cadmium, body weight, histological alteration, kidney, mice.

Abstract

The present study was conducted using 24 normal male of Swiss white mice weighing (36-40 gm), 70 days

old .The mice were divided into four groups of six mice each. The mice of control group were fed pellet

and given tap water during the entire period of the experiment (30 days).The other three groups of mice

were given cadmium oxide orally at doses of (7.0 mg / kg body wt., 14.1 mg / kg body wt., and 22.3 mg /

kg body wt.) consecutively every day for 30 days and weight in gm was taken once a week. With standard

histological techniques, samples were obtained from kidney of the mice. The body weights along with

kidney weights were decreased with increase of doses. Also it has been concluded that cadmium oxide

caused damages in renal corpuscle (Bowman’s capsule and glomerulus) and renal cortical tubules as well as

decrease in body weight and kidney weight (wt.).

Author Biography

Khalid H. Gathwan1 , Ahmed Anwar Albir1

1 Department of Basic Sciences/ College of Dentistry/ University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Khalid H. Gathwan1 , Ahmed Anwar Albir1. (2020). Quantitative and Histological Study of the Effect of Cadmium Oxide on Both Body and Kidney of Mice. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1186-1189. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10538