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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2019; 7(1): 120-122         |                   Available online, March 31, 2019

Changes in the glycogen content of the foot and hepatopancreas : Thermal relation of the slug

Semperula maculata  

 

Bidwai PA

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Narayanrao Kale Smruti Model College (Arts, Commerce and Science), Karanja (Gh.) , Maharashtra, India

Email: pushpanjalib@gmail.com

 

Received : 17.01.2019   |   Accepted : 02.02.2019   |   Published : 31.03.2019

The study in respect to glycogen content in hepatopancreas and foot of the slug, Semperula maculata to acclimatize in changing natural environment at laboratory condition. Carbohydrates are the source of ready energy for organism to overcome stress. On warm acclimation (32O C and  36O C) glycogen content in the hepatopancreas and foot lowered down where as on cold acclimation (10O C and 15O C ) these content raised, which shows that the slug, Semperula maculata is capable of adapting changes in the environmental temperature by modifying content.

 

Keywords: Slug, Glycogen, Thermal, Changes

 

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Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan

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Bidwai PA (2019) Changes in the glycogen content of the foot and hepatopancreas : Thermal relation of the slug Semperula maculata , Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 7(1): 120-122.

 

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Acknowledgements

I express my  heart full indebtness and a deep sense of gratitude to my teacher Dr.K.M. kulkarni and my Ph.D guide Dr. B.D. Deshmukh. I am extremely thankful to Dr. S. P. Dhanwate Principal of Narayanrao Kale Smruti Model College, Karanja (Gh) and my colleague for their kind guidance and encouragement.

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Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

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Copyright: © 2019 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derives License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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