Osmotic fragility and fatty acid composition of erythrocyte in mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio) kept at different water temperatures


HİSAR O. , Hisar S., Kaya M. , Yanık T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, vol.27, no.6, pp.1277-1281, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1277-1281

Abstract

Osmotic fragility and fatty acid composition in erythrocytes of mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio) kept at 8degreesC, 16degreesC and 28degreesC were determined. Osmotic fragility in erythrocytes (EOF) increased significantly (0.19-0.24%) with the low water temperature. Significant declines in the quantity of saturated fatty acid (44.49-38.40%) and monounsaturated fatty acids (26.30-13.99%), and significant increases in that of polyunsaturated fatty acid (29.21-47.59%) were determined (P < 0.05). It was concluded that low water temperature caused a tolerable stress in mirror carps.