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Levels of glycolytic enzymes and metabolites in the red blood cells of the red-legged pademelon, Thylogale stigmatica (macropodidae: marsupialia)

Agar, N.S. and Spencer, P.B.S. (1993) Levels of glycolytic enzymes and metabolites in the red blood cells of the red-legged pademelon, Thylogale stigmatica (macropodidae: marsupialia). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Comparative Biochemistry, 105 (1). pp. 199-202.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0305-0491(93)90188-B
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Abstract

1. 1. Haematology, red cell enzymes and metabolites and the rates of lacate production by the red blood cells incubated with different substrates were measured in the blood from a small marsupial, the red-legged pademelon (Thylogale stigmatica). 2. 2. In comparison with other marsupials of similar body weight, pademelon red cells have lower levels of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and a lower activity of glutathione S-transferase. 3. 3. Red cells incubated with inosine did not produce lactate, a finding which is not uncommon in marsupials.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Elsevier Inc.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/30462
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