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Unformatted text preview: + /ml. a. What is the daily excretion of sodium? b. Suppose we measure the plasma concentration of sodium and find it to be 100 μmole/ml. Calculate the plasma clearance for sodium. c. If the measured inulin clearance in the toad is 6 ml/h, decide whether sodium is being reabsorbed or secreted during passage through the kidneys. (Inulin is a fructose polysaccharide that is freely filtered and undergoes no modification of concentration by reabsorption or secretion anywhere in the kidney tubules.) d. If sodium is freely filtered, what fraction of the amount filtered is actually excreted? e. What is the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the toad?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course PCB 4723C taught by Professor Julian during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08