Caffeine-supplemented diet modulates oxidative stress markers and improves locomotor behavior in the lobster cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea.
- Cícera Simoni da Silva,
- Rita de Cássia Gonçalves de Lima,
- Olusola Olalekan Elekofehinti,
- Yetunde Ogunbolude,
- Antonia Eliene Duarte,
- João Batista Teixeira Rocha,
- Irwin Rose Alencar de Menezes,
- Luiz Marivando Barros,
- Appolinaire Tsopmo,
- Kiven Erique Lukong,
- Jean Paul Kamdem
Chem Biol Interact 2018 Jan 12. Epub 2018 Jan 12.
Department of Biological Sciences, Regional University of Cariri, Campus Pimenta, Crato, Ceará, CEP: 63105-000, Brazil. Electronic address:
The effects of caffeine supplementation is well documented in conventional animal models, however the effects in the lobster cockroaches Nauphoeta cinerea have not been reported. Thus, we aimed to investigate the locomotor behavior and biochemical endpoints in the head of the nymphs of N. cinerea following 60 days exposure to food supplemented with 0, 0. Read More