Ammonia excretion in the marine polychaete Eurythoe complanata (Annelida).

Abstract

Ammonia is a toxic waste product from protein metabolism and needs to be either converted into less toxic molecules or, in the case of fish and aquatic invertebrates, excreted directly as is. In contrast to fish, very little is known regarding the ammonia excretion mechanism and the participating excretory organs in marine invertebrates. In the current… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.145615

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@article{Thiel2017AmmoniaEI, title={Ammonia excretion in the marine polychaete Eurythoe complanata (Annelida).}, author={Daniel Thiel and Maja Hugensch{\"u}tt and Heiko Meyer and Achim Paululat and Alex R Quijada-Rodriguez and G{\"u}nter Purschke and Dirk Weihrauch}, journal={The Journal of experimental biology}, year={2017}, volume={220 Pt 3}, pages={425-436} }