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Values of URIC Acid during Reproductive Cycle in Megachiropteran Bat Rousettus Leschenaulti (Desmerest)

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dep’t of Zoology, Bhalerao Science College, Saoner, Dist. Nagpur, Maharashtra, INDIA
  • 2Dep’t of Zoology, J. N. College, Wadi, Nagpur, Maharashtra, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (ISC-2014), Pages 12-15, (2015)


Variable values of uric acid in the male and female were registered throughout the reproductive cycle and therefore all over the three major seasons of the year. The mean range of uric acid recorded in the male was from 0.63 to 1.49 mg/dl. The higher values recorded were during June, May, February and April but significant decline was noted during September and October. Insignificant decline was registered during March, July, January and August. Variable results were obtained during November and December. The mean range of uric acid recorded in the female was from 0.72 to 1.48 mg/dl. The higher values recorded in declining manner as follows – May – June – March – February – April – January – August – July. Significant decline was noted from September and November. Variable results were obtained during November and December. In the present work Uric acid count was found to be variable according to the reproductive status of the male and female.


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