Unformatted text preview: untreated blackworm had an average pulsation rate of 20.67 beats/ minute while both drug A and drug B reduced the pulsation rate to 18 beats/ minute and 12.7 beats/ minute respectively. Discussion The purpose of this experiment was to measure the metabolic rate. A simple organism with transparent skin that is easily diffusible in solutions was used. The pulsation rates were measured by visually counting the beats per minute. The data appropriately displayed the overall metabolic rate in the organism....
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course BIO 120 taught by Professor Annapowolny during the Fall '10 term at Spelman.
- Fall '10
- cell biology