Table 4. Respiratory rate in mitochondria isolated from MLs and MGs of heat-producing C. revoluta male cones

Oxygen uptake was measured as described in “Materials and Methods.” Data are means ± sd of at least five measurements. *P < 0.05 and **P < 0.005 as determined by Student’s t test.

Sequential AdditionsOxygen Uptake (nmol O2 min−1 mg−1 protein)
MLMG
Succinate34.77 ± 2.9027.35 ± 9.33*
ADP67.87 ± 6.1967.15 ± 21.72
KCN30.84 ± 6.047.20 ± 1.38**
n-Propyl gallate5.50 ± 3.391.99 ± 1.36