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The present communication deals with the biochemical studies of cestode parasite and their host tissue i.e. uninfected (normal) and infected intestinal tissue of freshwater catfish Clarias batrachus. From the results and values it can be concluded that the endoparasites could be able to maintain the good balance in the glycogen, protein and lipid content with their hosts. The protein, glycogen and lipid content in Lytocestus vyasaeiare higher than the infected and uninfected intestinal tissue.

Freshwater, cestodes, Clarias batrachus, Caryophyllidea

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PAWAR, R. T. (2020). BIOCHEMICAL STUDIES OF THE FRESHWATER CATFISH (Clarias batrachus) INFECTED WITH CESTODE PARASITE: LYTOCESTUS VYASAEI (PAWAR, 2011). Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 3(2), 11-14. Retrieved from
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