Turbidimetric and Pipetimetric Measurements of Number of Hydra

  • Howard M. Lenhoff


To determine rapidly and accurately the number of hydra in dense suspensions by the turbidity of diluted hydra homogenates or by the volume they occupy in a pipet.


Tissue Homogenizer Reaction Vessel Handling Material Method Procedure Fine Suspension 


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  1. Lenhoff, H. M., and Loomis, W. F. 1957. Environmental factors controlling respiration in hydra. J. Exp. Zool. 134: 17. 1–182.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard M. Lenhoff
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  1. 1.Department of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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