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

IONIC REGULATION AND TRANSPORT ATPASE ACTIVITIES DURING THE MOLT CYCLE IN THE BLUE CRAB CALLINECTES SAPIDUS

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.

This Article is currently unavailable for purchase.
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

Cover image Placeholder

ABSTRACT No significant changes in hemolymph Na+ and K+ concentrations occurred during molt stages of Callinectes sapidus acclimated to high salinity, despite uptake of large amounts of water at molt. Free Mg+2 concentrations increased in the hemolymph of late premolt and early postmolt crabs, and free Ca+2 levels decreased as calcification of the cuticle progressed in postmolt animals. Significant increases in branchial and epidermal Na+ + K+-ATPase activities in late premolt and postmolt animals suggested that this enzyme might play an important role in establishing local osmotic gradients to support water influx across these epithelia, and in producing transmembrane Na+ gradients which would drive epidermal Ca+2 efflux during postmolt calcification.

Affiliations: 1: (DWT) Department of Biology, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia 23173;; 2: (CPM) Department of Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185.

10.1163/1937240X85X00209
/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x85x00209
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
10
5
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x85x00209
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x85x00209
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x85x00209
2017-07-29

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation