Comparative Studies on Respiration

  title={Comparative Studies on Respiration},
  author={W. J. V. Osterhout},
  journal={The Journal of General Physiology},
  pages={171 - 179}
A series of investigations on respiration with improved quantitative methods has been commenced. The first of these are here described. They show that when anesthetics are employed in sufficient concentration to produce any result, plants show a rise in the rate of respiration which is followed by a fall. In the animals studied, the rise (found in higher… CONTINUE READING