Osmoregulation in red blood cells of Bufo viridis.

  • Gad Degani
  • Published 1985 in
    Comparative biochemistry and physiology. A…

Abstract

The effect of hyperosmotic solution of NaCl, urea and mannitol on Bufo viridis red blood cells were studied. The percentage of water content in B. viridis red blood cells decreased significantly in NaCl and mannitol hypertonic solutions compared to urea hypertonic solution. The urea concentration found in red blood cells in a urea hypertonic solution was… (More)

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