Table 3.

Q10 values and Arrhenius activation energies (Ea) of the protein synthesis machinery isolated from white muscle and gill of P. brachycephalum maintained at control temperature (0°C) or acclimated to 5°C, and of Z. viviparus acclimated to 5°C or maintained at control temperature (10°C)

White muscle Gill
SpeciesNQ10Ea (kJ mol-1)Q10Ea (kJ mol-1)
P. brachycephalum
   0°C53.8±0.585±93.0±0.371±6
   5°C53.0±0.470±93.2±0.275±5
Z. viviparus
   5°C43.8±0.087±13.6±0.581±11
   10°C*37.0±0.2127±210.6±0.8155±5
  • Data are given as means ± s.e.m.

  • * A significant difference (P<0.05) of Q10 and Ea in lysates prepared from white muscle and gill between species and within species at varying acclimation temperatures