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The effects of pyridoxal and ammonium ion on the active transport of methionine and other amino acids in H. diminuta
The uptake and accumulation of methionine and other amino acids in the cestode H. diminuta is studied with respect to the influence of pyridoxal, pyridoxine, and ammonium ion. It is found that neither pyridoxal nor ...
Localization of trehalose synthesis and degradation in Ascaris
Tissues of Ascaris lumbricoides (variety suum), the large round worm of pigs, contain trehalose, a disaccharide composed of two molecules of glucose. Minces of various Ascaris tissues were incubated with C14glucose to ...
Arginase activity in mollusks
A survey of sixty-two mollusks was made for arginase activity, The enzyme was found to be present in all terrestrial forms examined, while the distribution in fresh water and marine mollusks was random. When arginase is ...