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- Kambara, Kohei, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Physiological entomology 2014 v.39 no.2 pp. 94-102
- Bombyx mori; Coptotermes formosanus; Drosophila; aquaporins; enzymes; immunocytochemistry; ingestion; molecular weight; nests; plasma membrane; salivary glands; salivation; secretion; silkworms; social structure; subterranean termites
- ... Termite society is unique because the worker caste fetches and carries free water, utilizing it as a solvent for nest construction and gallery building and to maintain wetness for their nestmates. Such water management in a social organization relies largely upon the function of the workers in the colony, as well as on the individuals controlling the location and movement of water inside their bod ...