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Harriet Long

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Biology

Asked by Sharoon · 2 years ago

Why the peritubular beds are low in pressure ?

Resorption of water and sodium is governed by the starling forces surrounding the peritubular capillaries. Several factors can modify the peritubular starling forces and in so doing can modulate net fluid resorption by the kidneys. Because blood in the capillaries has passed through the glomerulus and a proportion of the fluid has been filtered into the nephron, peritubular capillary blood has a... more

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Harriet Long

Dedicated tutor and undergraduate at King's College London

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