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EARLY DISTAL TUBULE

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EARLY DISTAL TUBULE

The early distal tubule reabsorbs another 5% of remaining solutes.

SOLUTES ARE ABSORBED VIA 3 MECHANISMS
1. Co-transport of Na + /Cl -
2. ATPease counter-transport of Na + /K +
3. Paracellular Cl - transport


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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