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The Kidneys

Question:
Describe sodium reabsorption in the proximal tubule
Answer:
1. Sodium enters the cell through membrane proteins, moving down its electrochemical gradient
2. Sodium is pumped out the basolateral side of the cell by Na+/K+ ATPase
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The Kidneys
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Kidney Physiology as part of Kinesiology 2610 taught by Stephen Cornish in Spring 2012 at the University of Lethbridge
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Question: Describe sodium reabsorption in the proximal tubule
Answer: 1. Sodium enters the cell through membrane proteins, moving down its electrochemical gradient2. Sodium is pumped out the basolateral side of the cell by Na+/K+ ATPase