The Nitrogenous Metabolism of the Earthworm


Negligible amounts of urea were excreted by fresh’ earthworms &urnbricus terrestris) ; however, on fasting, the quantity of urea in the excreta increased.notably (1). The oral administration of arginine was followed by an increased elimination of urea. The excretion of urea was also augmented, to a lesser extent, by the ingestion of citrulline with certain… (More)


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@inproceedings{Cohen2003TheNM, title={The Nitrogenous Metabolism of the Earthworm}, author={Stanley M. Cohen and Howard B. Lewis}, year={2003} }