lec24-22 - GFR is regulated by Paracrines, Hormones and the...

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Regulation of Glomerular Filtration Rate: h The efferent arteriole is smaller than the afferent thereby causing the pressure needed for Filtration. The afferent arteriole under normal situations is fully dilated and therefore cannot contribute to increased GFR, but is critical to decreasing GFR.
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Unformatted text preview: GFR is regulated by Paracrines, Hormones and the Nervous system h Regulation of GFR can be divided into autoregulation mechanisms that are at work constantly and reflex control mechanisms that kick when homeostasis is threatened. B. Filtration, Reabsorption, Secretion, Excretion...
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