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In the freshwater crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, the active uptake of Na is severely inhibited by increased hydrostatic pressures (Roer and Shelton, 1982). 0 2 ,0 Tim. (hrs) Representative plots of unidirectional uptake o f Na by crayfish (E. clarkii) at 3 different pressures. Influx rates are derived from linear regressions (After Roer 'and Shelton, 1982) mediate effect, both inhibiting influx by approximately 80%. These effects are reversible, but recovery requires 1-2 hrs at 1 atm. There is no effect of pressure on passive efflux.
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