Sodium and Water Transport across Isolated Intestine of a Marine Teleost

Abstract

THE special osmo-regulatory mechanisms of the marine teleosts were originally outlined by Homer Smith1; he postulated that these animals maintain a constant blood concentration lower than that of the external sea-water by continual drinking of sea-water and simultaneous excretion of ions mainly through the gills. In addition to this and the work of Keys2 on… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/1991293a0

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