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Absorption directe d'un acide aminé par Phoronis psammophila

Abstract

Experiments on 14C-valine uptake by Phoronis psammophila Cori revealed polyphasic kinetics of uptake at external concentrations higher than 1.5 μM. This uptake displays seasonal variations, with a maximum in summer. In winter, increases in uptake are induced by preincubation in high amounts of amino-acids in the external medium; such increases are, however, inhibited by the action of cycloheximide.

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Communicated by J.M. Pérès, Marseille

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Emig, C.C., Thouveny, Y. Absorption directe d'un acide aminé par Phoronis psammophila . Mar. Biol. 37, 69–73 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00386780

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