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Kidneys

Kidneys

The kidneys are a pair of organs located in the right and left side of the abdomen which clear poisons from the blood, regulate acid concentration and maintain water balance in the body by excreting urine. The urine then passes through connecting tubes called ureters into the bladder. The bladder stores the urine until it is released during urination.


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Topical Antibiotic Use (Bactroban)

... activity for my chin? -The ointment says to use a small amount, and that using too much could cause fungal environment, cause damage to my kidneys, etc. However the rash is on my entire chin, so I'd probably have to use a lot of the ointment anyway. Anything I can do to prevent the side ...

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by ari534
Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:16 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Topical Antibiotic Use (Bactroban)
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Human Collembola Infestations

... If you can't find a Dr. willing to prescribe it, it can be found in vet supply stores. Do not take more than 200mg/kg, b/c it can be hard on the kidneys and liver. I hope the medical profession catches up to this and more research comes out. It was a very miserable experience! I know this wasn't ...

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by urthchik
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 47
Views: 132340

Gluconeogenesis

... but a survival meachanism for brain and muscles. In alanine, additional energy should be spent over deaminase, urea synthesis and excretion. Kidneys may lack these enzymes or lesser efficient isoforms, subcellular oragnaells than liver. The extra energy spent for nitrogen removal is the "gap" ...

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by balamurugan3
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:57 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
Replies: 8
Views: 9372

Re:

... mechanism for adding NEW things like biochemical pathways (ie krebs, glycolysis, electron transport chain), organ systems (intestines, livers, kidneys, adrenals, etc). Mutations= mistakes. Hospitals are full of people with mutations dying of cancer and other diseases. Think mutations are 'good'? ...

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by thoffnagle
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 28381

Gluconeogenesis

... bacteria, and other microorganisms. In vertebrates, gluconeogenesis takes place mainly in the liver and, to a lesser extent, in the cortex of kidneys. The process is highly endergonic until ATP or GTP are utilized, effectively making the process exergonic. For example, the pathway leading ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
Replies: 8
Views: 9372
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