ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2015, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 385–387. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2015. Original Russian Text © L.V. Chernaya, L.A. Koval’chuk, E.S. Nokhrina, 2015, published in Ekologiya, 2015, No. 4, pp. 317–320. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Seasonal Variability of Free Amino Acids in Tissues of the Medicinal Leech (Hirudo verbana Carena 1820) a a b L. V. Chernaya , L. A. Koval’chuk , and E. S. Nokhrina Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia email: firstname.lastname@example.org Regional Children’s Clinical Hospital no. 1, ul. S. Deryabinoi 32, Yekaterinburg, 620149 Russia Received October 30, 2014 Keywords: adaptation, seasonal variability, medicinal leeches, free amino acids DOI: 10.1134/S1067413615040050 Medicinal leeches are the best studied group of the Republic) and expressed as µmol/100 g tissue and as a leech fauna due to their practical applications in med percentage of the total amino acid content. On the icine and pharmacology (Kustov et al., 2005; Nikonov, whole, 30 biological samples were prepared, and 2007; Romanova and Klimina, 2010; Petrauskiene 630 elemental determinations were performed. Exper et al., 2011; Elliot and Kutschera, 2011). However, imental data were processed statistically with the Sta
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