Supply-side constraints are insufficient to explain the ontogenetic scaling of metabolic rate in the tobacco Hornworm, Manduca sexta

Viviane Callier, H Frederik Nijhout
PLoS ONE Oct 2, 2012
… To determine the contribution of mitochondrial activity to the decrease in mass-specific metabolic rate of Manduca, we used a mitochondrial isolation and COX activity assay (BioChain kits # KC010100 and #KC310100) and followed the instructions in the kit (the technique is …

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