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A Micromethod for Determination of the Circulating Blood Volume in Chick Embryos

Naturevolume 175pages11261127 (1955) | Download Citation



WE have devised a method for estimating the circulating blood volume in avian embryos from somite stages up to hatching, that is, practically from the onset of circulation in the embryo. Earlier publications on the subject1,2 are concerned with the second half of fœtal life only.

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  1. 1

    Barcroft, J., “Researches on Pre-natal Life”, 1 (Oxford, 1946).

  2. 2

    Yosphe-Purer, Yona, Fendrich, J., and Davies, A. M., Amer. J. Physiol., 175, 178 (1953).

  3. 3

    Rychter, Z., Čs. morfologie (in the press).

  4. 4

    Byerly, T. C., J. Exp. Biol., 9, 15 (1932).

  5. 5

    Rychter, Z., Kopecký, M., and Lemež, L., Čs. morfologie (in the press).

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  1. Department of Anatomy, Charles University, Prague

    • Z. RYCHTER
    • , M. KOPECKÝ
    •  & L. LEMEŽ


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