Nitrogen Metabolism in the Chick Embryo

  title={Nitrogen Metabolism in the Chick Embryo},
  author={C H Fiske and EDWARD A. BOYDEN},
To determine the nature of the food material burned by the developing chick embryo use has been made of two methods in the past. The validity of the information to be derived from one of them-the measurement of the respiratory quotient-we shall presently have occasion to examine. The second and more reliable method is based upon direct analysis of the egg contents at various stages of development; by means of it the fact has long since been established that most of the organic matter oxidized… CONTINUE READING