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Renal Physiology - Part 16
The kidneys are of outstanding importance. They perform a number of homeostatic functions including filtration of plasma and elimination of metabolic waste products, regulation of the composition and volume of the extracellular fluid, and regulation of blood pressure. The kidneys are also endocrine organs. Test your basic knowledge of renal physiology by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   In the epithelial cells of the kidney distal tubules, the Na+/K+ ATPase is localized to the __________ membrane
(2)   In the epithelial cells of the kidney loop of Henle, the Na+/K+ ATPase is localized to the __________ membrane
(3)   In the epithelial cells of the kidney collecting ducts, the Na+/K+ ATPase is localized to the __________ membrane
(4)   The kidney collecting ducts may also be referred to as:



(5)   In the kidneys, glucose reabsorption occurs in this segment of the nephron:
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Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2016