osmoregulatory


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os·mo·reg·u·la·tor·y

(oz'mō-reg'yū-lă-tōr-ē),
Influencing the degree and rapidity of osmosis.

os·mo·reg·u·la·tor·y

(oz'mō-reg'yū-lă-tōr-ē)
Influencing the degree and rapidity of osmosis.
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Ontogeny of osmoregulatory patterns in the South American shrimp Macrobrachium amazonicum: loss of hyporegulation in a land-locked population indicates phylogenetic separation from estuarine ancestors.
Whereas oscillating salinity exposure resulted in increasing trends in upregulation for osmoregulatory genes, they were not significant and were never as large as those observed in the low salinity exposure.
Such observations suggest that the root system, besides communicating with the shoots, plays an important function in the osmoregulatory mechanisms shown by coconut palm seedlings under water stress conditions, based on the confirmed accumulation of substances of low molecular weight, especially the organic solute proline.
In many crustaceans the gills play a role not only in respiration but also act as osmoregulatory organs (Prosser 1973).
This strategy depends on the maintaining of low ionic strength in the cellular cytoplasm by balancing osmotic potential through the synthesis or uptake of low molecular weight, highly water soluble and osmoregulatory organic compatible solutes such as glycerol, sugars and their derivatives, amino acids and their derivatives, and quaternary amines such as glycine betaine and ectoines, this strategy.
Holthuis, 1973) via osmoregulatory mechanisms in the gills that are atypical among euryhaline crustaceans (Havird et al.
Solia JM, Herranz AS, Herreras O, Lerma J, Del Rio RM: Does taurine act as an osmoregulatory substance in the rat brain.
I propose construction of a synthetic cell in which an osmoregulatory transporter and mechanosensitive channel form a minimal volume regulatory network.
On aquatic community, studies demonstrate that cyanobacterial LPS stimulate drinking in fish, the increased volume of water in the gut potentially increases the opportunity for uptake of toxins (including MC) from the water and promotes osmoregulatory imbalance on rainbow trout (Best et al.
brasiliensis related to salinity in the different south-southeast regions of Brazil may be explained by the high osmoregulatory capacity of estuarine fish (SOUZA-BASTOS; FREIRE, 2011).