Table 2.

Water content in organs and carcasses of Rana sylvatica administered saline or saline containing urea, and sampled before or after freezing at –4°C

Saline treatedUrea loaded
  • Water content is given as % fresh tissue mass. Values are means ± s.e.m.; N=5 frogs per group

    Asterisk denotes that the mean for the frozen/thawed group differed significantly (P<0.05) from its unfrozen counterpart