immunotoxic


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immunotoxic

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈtɒksɪk)
adj
of or relating to an immunotoxin
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Exposure to B(a)P and/or its mixtures causes immunotoxic and teratogenic effects, and induces apoptosis and cell proliferation, as well as increased DNA methylation and DNA-PAH adducts formation.
When the traditional populations eat these creatures contaminated with methyl mercury, they expose themselves chronically and continuously to this dangerous metal, with the potential to cause neurotoxic, nephrotoxic and immunotoxic effects, adversely affecting the cognitive and motor development of children (26).
However, manipulating the immune system to promote enhanced activity also presents the potential to introduce immunotoxic effects.
In this sense, because formalin has chemical properties that make it appropriate to produce possible immunotoxic effects on fishes under therapeutic procedures, this study aimed to evaluate stress and innate immune response in tilapia as a result of the corrective treatment with a sufficient concentration of this substance.
Its extravagant use and neurotoxic as well as immunotoxic nature has created a number of unavoidable and inevitable contamination of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem causing serious threats to non-targeted organisms (14,15,16,17).
This might be due to the immunotoxic effects of xenobiotics or their metabolites in leaves extract as spleen being an important and the largest secondary lymphoid organ to evaluate the treatment-related lesions.
Additionally, PAHs have teratogenic, haematological, and immunotoxic effects, and their concentrations in food should therefore be as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA principle) [6-8].
Thus, sawmill workers may be exposed at work to the inhalation of various allergenic and immunotoxic agents, comprising wood derivatives and microorganisms associated with timber.
Ochratoxin: Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a nephrotoxic, immunotoxic, and carcinogenic mycotoxin.
Immunotoxic effects of environmental pollutants in marine mammals.