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Metal concentrations in blood from an adult bald eagle nesting at Clinton Reservoir in Kansas
Contributor(s):: George T. Allen
Concentrations of metals in blood from an adult male bald eagle nesting at Clinton Reservoir in eastern Kansas in 1991 were analyzed by induction coupled plasma emission spectroscopy without preconcentration.Because there are very limited data on background levels of most metals in bald eagle...
Calcium and other ions in blood and skeleton of Nicaraguan fresh-water shark
Contributor(s):: Marshall R. Urist
The bull shark, Carcharhinus lellcas, employing archaic but effective means of regulating the physical-chemical composition of its body fluids, thrives in tropical fresh-water rivers and lakes. The ionic strength of the serum and the concentrations of total solutes, calcium, urea, and other ions...