Phosphorus Compounds and Metabolic Rate in Insect Pupæ

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THE level of inorganic phosphorus varies in the blood of hibernating pupæ of the hawk-moth (Celerio euphorbiœ) inversely with the rate of consumption of oxygen1,2. The curve representing inorganic phosphorus values in the blood during the whole pupal stage is the reverse of the well-known U-shaped curve of oxygen consumption.

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HELLER, J. Phosphorus Compounds and Metabolic Rate in Insect Pupæ. Nature 163, 952–953 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/163952b0

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