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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2018; 64(3): 70-78


O.O. Vlasov1,2, G.A. Kovalov1, I.V. Belochkina1, I.A. Iefimova3, B.P. Sandomirsky1

  1. Institute of Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine NAS of Ukraine, Kharkov, Ukraine
  2. V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine
  3. Kharkiv Regional Clinical Traumatological Hospital, Kharkov, Ukraine


The effect of unmodified fullerene C60 aqueous colloidal solution (FASC60) after intraperitoneal administration at a dose of 1 mg/kg, which was used in various concentrations, on hematological parameters, visco-elastic properties of the erythrocyte membrane and the biochemical parameters of blood serum of rats was studied. It was found that FASC60 at concentrations of 34.7 and 173 μmol/l induced moderate anisocytosis: the standard deviation of the relative width of the red blood cell distribution by volume increased by 15 and 12% on day 1 and by 13 and 18% on day 5 respectively. In addition, the sensitivity of erythrocytes to hypotension increased. Thus, on day 1 the level of hemolysis increased by 30 and 60% in 70 mmol/l NaCl solution and by 46 and 60% in 60 mmol/l NaCl solution for dilutions of 34.7 and 173 μmol/l respectively. Administration of FASC60 at a concentration of 173 μmol/l on day 5 caused moderate hemolysis (the hemoglobin content in the blood decreased by 11%, and the absolute amount of erythrocytes decreased by 18%). The use of FASC60 at a concentration of 34.7 μmol/l on day 1 of the experiment was accompanied by transient leukocytosis (36%) with increasing in the content of segmented neutrophils by 60% and increasing in the activity of aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase by 91.7 and 97.5% respectively. Thus, the administration of FASC60 has little toxicity, regardless of concentration.

Keywords: water colloidal solution of unmodified fullerene С60 (FASC60); hematological parameters; elastic properties of erythrocyte membrane; biochemical parameters of blood serum; rats


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