Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Studies On Glycogen, Glycogen Synthetase and Respiratory Quotient in the Normal and Regenerating Tail of the House Lizard, Hemidactylus Flaviviridis

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Netherlands Journal of Zoology
For more content, see Archives Néerlandaises de Zoologie (Vol 1-17) and Animal Biology (Vol 53 and onwards).

Quantitative estimations of glycogen, histochemical demonstration of glycogen synthetase, and a study of Respiratory Quotient (RQ) in the normal and regenerating tail of the house lizard, Hemidactylus flaviviridis were carried out. Fluctuations in the glycogen content along with those in the activity of glycogen synthetase were noticed during the various phases of regeneration. RQ values of the tissues of the normal and fully regenerated tails were indicative of a prevalent carbohydrate utilization for energy requirements. General paucity of glycogen and lack of glycogen synthetase activity were noticed during the blastema phase. During the same period a considerable fall in the RQ was also noticed. During differentiation appearance of glycogen synthetase and a considerable rise in the glycogen content were discernible. However, as the differentiation progressed there was a drop in the level of glycogen and the RQrecorded during the period gave an indication of utilization of carbohydrates. In the full grown regenerate the glycogen content, glycogen synthetase activity and RQ were comparatively closer to their corresponding levels in the normal tail.

Affiliations: 1: Division of Developmental Physiology, Department of Zoology, M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda-2, India

10.1163/002829674X00110
/content/journals/10.1163/002829674x00110
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
6
3
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/002829674x00110
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/002829674x00110
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/002829674x00110
1973-01-01
2016-12-10

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Netherlands Journal of Zoology — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation