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Control of salt gland activity in the hatchling green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas

Reina, R; Cooper, Peter

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We studied the control of salt gland secretion in hatchling Chelonia mydas. The threshold salt load to activate salt secretion was between 400 μmol NaCl 100 g bodymass (BM)-1 and 600 μmol NaCl 100 g BM-1, which caused an increase in plasma sodium concen

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88883
Source: Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology

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