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Kidney Question

  1. Dec 7, 2004 #1
    How would the volume of the urine production be altered if the proximal convulated tubules were experimentally subjected to
    2)metabolic inhibitors

    Explain why as well?

    Aby thoughts guys.Any help would highly be appriciated
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  3. Dec 7, 2004 #2


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    Hint: is it an active or a passive transport mechanism? Always understand how things work and THEN attempt to answer homework questions ;) we don't answer them for you, but we will help.
  4. Dec 7, 2004 #3
    It is active transport.Cooling or metabolic inhibitors might denature or hinder the functioning of the enzyme which means less production of ATP.As there is less atp ,not a lot of water is reabsorbed.so urine production increases.
    can u comment on my answer please.btw thanks for the quick reply.
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