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Hemoglobins of Chironomus tentans and C. pallidivittatus: Biochemical and Cytological Studies

  • Herbert Tichy
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Abstract

Hemoglobin, the respiratory protein of the vertebrates, occurs among the insects only in the larvae of the Chironomides, the non-biting midges. In contrast to the hemoglobin of vertebrates, Chironomus hemoglobin is dissolved in the body fluid of the larvae. The concentration varies from 1 to 5 % depending on the larval stage.

Keywords

Chromosomal Region Cytological Study Dime Molecule Respiratory Protein Somatic Pairing 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Tichy
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  1. 1.Abteilung BeermannMax-Planck-Institut für BiologieTübingenDeutschland

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