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Table 4.

Estimated time intervals (days) during which half of the carbon isotopes were exchanged in the three different tissues under study

Time interval (days)
L. curasoae
G. soricina
TissueMean95% CIMean95% CI
Wing membrane 134 115-160 102 80-143 
Blood 120 105-140 113da 107-121 
Hair 537 396-836 n.s.  
Time interval (days)
L. curasoae
G. soricina
TissueMean95% CIMean95% CI
Wing membrane 134 115-160 102 80-143 
Blood 120 105-140 113da 107-121 
Hair 537 396-836 n.s.  

95% CI, 95% confidence intervals; n.s., not significant.

a

When compensating for body mass loss in G. soricina, blood t50=126 days (see Fig. 4).

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