Daily Fluctuation in the Blood Sugar Concentration of the House Cricket, Gryllus domesticus L

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Science  10 Apr 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3615, pp. 180-181
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3615.180


The disaccharide trehalose is the main carbohydrate constituent in the hemolymph of the house cricket, Gryllus domesticus L. At different times of day the blood sugar in the hemolymph of crickets showed a fluctuation in trehalose concentration, which reached a peak value about 3 hours before dawn.

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