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Keywords: gas transportClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (17): 2999–3007.
Published: 1 September 2001
...Yutaka Komai SUMMARY The gas transport system of a bumblebee was investigated by measuring the oxygen partial pressure P O2 in the wing muscle. In the resting bee, P O2 showed a regular pattern of fluctuation with a typical period of 70–120s. Fluctuations in muscular P O2 were associated...