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Keywords: lime glandClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (1989) 145 (1): 63–78.
Published: 1 September 1989
... and chemical CO 2 quantification, we demonstrate that the concretions in the lime glands are composed of nearly pure calcium carbonate. Isolated preparations of lime gland tubules accumulate 45 Ca significantly more rapidly than do normal tubules. Although similar to the lime concretions found...