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Changes in the water/lipid relationship during the spawning-run of lampreys.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6136370     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The relationships between the percentage water and lipid contents of the liver, muscle and gonad have been investigated in adult lampreys. While the relationship between water and lipid in any organ or tissue could generally be expressed by regression lines with a common slope, the intercepts showed a marked tendency to differ sequentially in groups examined throughout the spawning-run period. At any one time, marked differences were found between the slopes relating water and lipid in different tissues or organs.
Authors:
R J McKay; D J Bird; I C Potter
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Comparative biochemistry and physiology. A, Comparative physiology     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0300-9629     ISO Abbreviation:  Comp Biochem Physiol A Comp Physiol     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-10-08     Completed Date:  1983-10-08     Revised Date:  2008-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1276312     Medline TA:  Comp Biochem Physiol A Comp Physiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Body Water / metabolism*
Female
Fishes / physiology*
Gonads / metabolism
Lampreys / physiology*
Lipid Metabolism*
Liver / metabolism
Male
Muscles / metabolism
Sexual Behavior, Animal / physiology*

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