rectal gland

rectal gland

a gland that opens into the rectum in many vertebrate animals, that may produce PHEROMONES.
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For the biochemical data, two factor nested PERMANOVAs were run with gender (male, female) and tissue (foot, hypobranchial gland, rectal gland, prostate, capsule gland) nested in gender.
No biochemical reactions were observed in homogenates of the hypobranchial and rectal gland from male and female snails (Table 1).
The rectal gland was not significantly different from the hypobranchial gland (P = 0.
The rectal gland produces fluid that is iso-osmotic to body fluids, but in which the osmolytes are almost all NaCl (around 524 mmol [l.
Assuming that absorption occurs, the additional extracellular fluid volume would probably be eradicated mainly by elevated rectal gland secretions in marine elasmobranchs and/or via greater urine production in elasmobranchs inhabiting FW (where urea loss through higher urine production is a lesser issue).
2005) suggested that the rectal gland expressed no aquaporin genes, it was a surprise when significant amounts of aqp mRNAs were identified in tissue samples (Cutler et al.
dorsalis males sequester break-down products of methyl eugenol in the rectal gland and use these metabolites to synthesize a sex pheromone attractive to females (Nishida et al.
Accumulation of phenylpropanoids in the rectal glands of males of the Oriental fruit fly, Dacus dorsalis.
Cloning, characterization, and functional expression of a CNP receptor regulating CFTR in the shark rectal gland.
The presence of CAH in the intercellular space of epithelial cells has been demonstrated not only in the alkaline gland in the present study, but also in other tissues such as the gall bladder, duodenum, and sweat gland (Hansson, 1968), as well as in the teleost opercular epithelium (Lacy, 1983b) and the elasmobranch rectal gland (Lacy, 1983a).
Carbonic anhydrase localization in elasmobranch rectal gland.