Table 2.

Relative contributions of jumping muscle-specific aerobic and anaerobic ATP production during the first 2 min of jumping in S. americana grasshoppers

AgeO2,jm (μmol g-1 min-1)Aerobic ATP production* (μmol g-1 min-1)Lactatejm (μmol g-1 min-1)Anaerobic ATP production (μmol g-1 min-1)% of ATP from O2
2nd0.170.9600100
4th0.603.392.152.1561
6th0.693.902.052.0566
Adult1.126.334.354.3559
  • * 1 μmole of O2 = 5.65 ATP (Hochachka and Somero, 1984).