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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 Title By: Van Kochkarian, Omar Rivas, and Jasmin Sangha
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5/7/09 Introduction Water is essential for life. Since terrestrial animals live in a medium (air) that contains thousands of times less water than themselves, they should possess effective mechanisms to prevent dryness by passive loss of water. Terrestrial arthropods are susceptible to dehydration because of their large
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5/7/09 Introduction It has been believed that the cuticle is the primary route of water loss in terrestrial arthropod.
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5/7/09 Introduction Used two recently developed
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Unformatted text preview: methodologies 1. Hyperoxic Switch 2. Open Respirometry In groups of insects exhibiting continuous patterns of gas exchange, physiological characteristics of insect gas exchange were measured: 5/7/09 Materials and Methods Argentine ants, Linepithema humile Four common native ant competitors: 1. Forelius mccooki 2. Dorymyrmex insanus 3. Crematogaster californica 4. Solenopsis xyloni 5/7/09 Materials and Methods Picture of open respirometry 5/7/09 Materials and Methods Hyperoxic switch 5/7/09 Materials and Methods...
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