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Unformatted text preview: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology HST.542J: Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems Instructors: Roger Mark and Jose Venegas MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Departments of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology 6.022J/2.792J/BEH.371J/HST542J: Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems PROBLEM SET 10 Assigned: April 29, 2004 Due: May 6, 2004 Problem 1 Inulin and para-amino hippuric acid are infused into the blood stream of a 40 kg ape. The fol- lowing measurements were made during the course of the infusion, and were noted to be constant throughout the experiment: arterial plasma concentration of inulin 0.15 mg/ml, of para-amino hippuric acid 0.2 mg/ml; renal venous plasma concentration of para-amino hippuric acid 0.0015 mg/ml; urine ﬂow 2 ml/min; urinary concentration of inulin 9.0 mg/ml, of para-amino hippuric acid 5 mg/ml....
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