Author(s): Corsaro C, Scalia M, Sinatra F, Sichel G
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Abstract The melanin content of Rana esculenta L. liver varies according to a circannual statistically significant rhythm, as shown by variance and single cosinor analysis. The maximum is found in autumn-winter, the minimum in spring-summer. The linear regression analysis shown a negative correlation between the amount of melanin and the environmental temperature.
This article was published in Pigment Cell Res
and referenced in Journal of Phylogenetics & Evolutionary Biology