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Loop of henle

Loop of henle

a u-shaped turn in the medullary portion of a renal tubule, with a descending limb from the proximal convoluted tubule and an ascending limb to the distal convoluted tubule.


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histology about kidney !

... the cell in PCT (proximal convolunted tubule) & decending limb of loop of henle ? Also ,, how can we identify the cell of PST(proximal straighted tubule) & PCT ???

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by ramichow
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:39 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: histology about kidney !
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Loop of Henle - Kidneys

... the permeability question in the other post. The purpose of the loop of henle is to create a high osmolarity in the renal medulla. A high osmolarity means that water ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:16 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle - Kidneys
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Views: 3083

Kidneys and permeability to urea

... The thin sections of both the ascending and descending regions of the loop of henle are also permeable, but since there is a high concentration of solutes in the renal medulla ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Kidneys and permeability to urea
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Views: 3573

Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

... I was a little unclear on the first bit! As the solution descends the loop of henle it loses water to the vasa recta, causing its concentration to rise to meet the very ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
Replies: 3
Views: 13454

Re: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

Hehe i kinda still dont understand, as I though descending loop of henle is permeable to water and it looses water and the water probably goes into the vasa recta? ...

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by snezka18
Wed May 11, 2011 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
Replies: 3
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