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Loops of Henle

U shaped structures found in the bowmans Capsule of a kidney nephron that provide a surface area for the re-absorption of water and other materials.


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Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated

... glucose. biohazard covers it all except the last part regarding NaCL. loops of henle are the specific places for reabsorption

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated
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Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated

you're forgetting the very important purpose of urea in loops of henle.

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by mith
Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated
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How kangaroo rat?

... by cellular respiration), has kidneys with extremely long loops of Henle so it can produce an extremely concentrated urine and, something i find really interesting: ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How kangaroo rat?
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