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Keywords: water content
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (6): jeb192534.
Published: 27 March 2019
... to rear this species, or 1% yeast (low protein content similar to known host fruit). At emergence, adults from each larval diet were tested for initial mass, water content, body composition, and desiccation and starvation resistance or they were allocated to one of two adult diet treatments: sucrose only...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (11): 1960–1966.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Masaki Tamori; Chigusa Takemae; Tatsuo Motokawa SUMMARY The dermis of the body wall of sea cucumbers is composed mainly of extracellular materials such as collagens, proteoglycans and water; the water content is as high as 80%. Yet it shows rapid changes in stiffness under neural control...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 117 (1): 171–179.
Published: 01 July 1985
...J. MACHIN; G. J. LAMPERT Two layers in Periplaneta pronotum, endocuticle and combined epicuticle and exocuticle were functionally distinguished by their permeabilities and water affinities. A passive model combining the permeabilities of these layers and the water content of the endocuticle...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 117 (1): 155–169.
Published: 01 July 1985
..., with empirical proportionality to the reciprocal of vapour pressure lowering. Cuticle water contents measured in activity gradient conditions showed significantly higher values in vivo than in vitro . The amount of water contained in the combined epicuticle and exocuticle was too small to measure. We conclude...