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Yet another Nephron question

Postby shorty_47_2000 » Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:10 am

Chloride ions, Cl-, floolow actively transported Na+ ions from the nephron into the blood. Would you not expect the Cl- concentration to decrease as fluids are extracted along the nephron? What causes this discrepancy?
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Postby victor » Wed Jul 06, 2005 11:41 am

well, it's normal since you have a high quantity of urine which majority contains water, the Cl- concentration will decrease...just remember about 's' (solubility) and 'Ksp' (result of the multiply of solubility).. :lol:
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