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The chemical composition of the lamellibranchDonax cuneatus Linn

  • A. Abdul Rahaman
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Summary

It is observed that with an increase in the weight of the animal, there is also an increase in the water, ash and carbohydrate content. The fat content ofDonax is found to be remarkably low. Further, whereas only eight amino acids are detected in the free form, thirteen amino acids are recognised in the hydrolysate of the tissues.

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Carbohydrate Content Glutamie Acid Calculated Water Content Amino Acid Spot Cellophane Paper 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Abdul Rahaman
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of Madras, Madurai CentreMadurai-2, S. India

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