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Title: Digestive carbohyrases of Balanus nubilis (Darwin, 1854)
Student Author(s): Harnden, David G.
Faculty Advisor(s): Phillips, John H.
Pages: 17
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1967
Keywords: barnacle
cirripedia
Abstract: 1) Four digestive carbohydrases, laminarinase, maltase, chitinase, and amylase have been demonstrated in Balanus nubilis (Darwin, 1854). 2) The tissues showing highest enzyme activity were as follows: laminarinase, last half of the midgut; maltase, foregut; amylase, glandule pancreaticae; and chitinase, foremost part of the midgut.