Heavy Protein Alteration under the Effects of Lead Acetate in Bactrocera cucurbitae


  • Rizwanul Haq Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
  • M. Farhanullah Khan  University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Ehteshamul Haq Govt. National College, Karachi, Pakistan




 Effects, Lead acetate, Proteins Bactrocera cucurbitae


Lead is supposed to be an important poisonous waste which could contaminate the environment, therefore, insects could be influenced easily by the lead., Bactrocera cucurbitae was studied at 48 hours post treatment, under the effects of lead acetate, in different concentrations of 0.125 mg., 0.25 mg., 0.5 mg, 1.0 mg and 2.0 mg. It was observed that under the effects of lead abnormalities and deformity were developed in the larvae of flies. Thus these flies could present a useful module for the quick transmission of the environmental hazards due to lead contamination, which exerts a specific physiological and morphological effect on these flies.


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Rizwanul Haq, M. Farhanullah Khan , & Ehteshamul Haq. (2021). Heavy Protein Alteration under the Effects of Lead Acetate in Bactrocera cucurbitae. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 8(2), 297–301. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2012.08.02.07