Original Research Article I Volume 11 I Issue 1 I 2023

Effect of Richmin and Vanimin on Carbohydrate metabolism in selected fish species - C. catla, L. rohita, C. mrigala

Kamala P; M. Jagadish Naik

Biolife, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2023, pp 36-42

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7699930


Carbohydrates are one such group of carbon compounds which are essential to life. Almost all organisms use carbohydrates as building blocks of cells and as a matter of fact, exploit their rich supply of potential energy to maintain the life. The effect of Richmin and Vanimin on carbohydrate metabolism in different fish species were analysed in this study. The experimental group of fishes shall further be divided into two groups. Richmin and Vanimin which are commercially available are been selected for the study. To assess the carbohydrate metabolism effect of Richmin and Vanimin in C. catla, L. rohita, C. mrigala, the total carbohydrates, serum glucose levels, liver and muscle glycogen concentration were measured. The richmin and vanimin fed fish species muscle and liver showed enhanced levels of their total carbohydrate content over their corresponding control values and the increment was found to be statistically significant (P<0.001) over the control values. Statistically significant (P<0.001) increase in the liver and muscle and liver tissues glycogen content over the control feed fed fish tissues was registered in the present study for the fish tissues fed with richmin and vanimin.


Richmin, Vanimin, C. catla, L. rohita, C. mrigala , Glucose, Glycogen


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Article Dates:

Received: 1 January 2022; Accepted: 13 February 2023; Published online: 6 March 2023.

How To Cite:

Kamala P, & M. Jagadish Naik. (2023). Effect of Richmin and Vanimin on Carbohydrate metabolism in selected fish species - C. catla, L. rohita, C. mrigala. Biolife, 11(1), 36–42. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7699930

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