Table 1.

Effects of serotonergic compounds on hemolymph composition

Control6-nitroquipazineAlaproclateMethiothepinStats
Osmotic pressure (mosmol l–1)329±9.9 (11)329±9.2 (11)314±13.7 (12)304±8.8 (12) P<0.01
% Body water85±0.6(15)87±0.7 (15)85±1.0 (15)85±1.3 (15)P>0.2
% Hemolymph45±4.3 (6)48±2.5 (5)50±2.4 (5)46.5±2.1 (6)P>0.6
Hemolymph pH7.5±0.04 (12)7.6±0.03 (12)7.7±.04 (11)7.6±0.03 (12) P<0.002
Hemolymph Na+ (mequiv. l–1)115±1.7 (8)103±0.9 (8)115±3.2 (7)111±2.3 (8) P<0.002
  • Significant differences are in bold. Values in parentheses are N values