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Keywords: urine formationClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (1991) 158 (1): 165–180.
Published: 1 July 1991
... of an insect diuretic factor and transport-active drugs were investigated. Unlike many insects, L. forficatus exhibited strongly Na + -dependent, K + -independent urine formation. However, as in many insects, upper and lower tubule portions from L. forficatus produced a K + -enriched, hypertonic fluid...