Do river sharks of the genus Glyphis have reduced or absent rectal glands for salt removal? The rectal gland of marine sharks removes excess salts to maintain osmotic balance (Oguri 1964). In ...
I accidently touched formaldehyde some days ago. Skin on my hand got dehydrated as if I had placed it in salt solution. I washed it with water and it returned to normal state after 5 minutes. But now ...
When people talk about osmosis, they say that when we add a mole of NaCl, then each its molecule gets dissolved into 2 separate particles and therefore we have 2osM/L solution. But both Na & Cl ...
If a frog is gradually exposed to increasing concentration of salts can they acclimatise or will they die of exosmosis ?