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osmotic stress, dessication

Ron Kagan rkagan at ewald.mbi.ucla.edu
Fri Oct 6 18:29:50 EST 1995

Has anyone ever tested adult or dauer worms for resistance to osmotic
(high NaCl concentrations) or for resistance to dehydration?  I'd be
interested to
know what salt concentration would be a good starting point to test for
osmotic stress experiments and also what would be a good procedure to

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Ron Kagan

"People who pride themselves on their "complexity" and deride others
for being "simplistic" should realize that the truth is often not
very complicated.  What gets complex is evading the truth."

-Thomas Sowell
Syndicated Columnist

Ron M. Kagan, Ph.D.
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA
rkagan at ewald.mbi.ucla.edu

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