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Asked by  | 20th Jul, 2008, 11:01: AM

Expert Answer:

Glucose is actively reabsorbed from the filtrate, especially in proximal convoluted tubule of nephron.

Vital functions of kidneys:

i) excretion of metabolic waste products

ii) Maintaining homeostasis such as acid-base balance, regulation of electrolyte concentrations, regulation of blood pressure etc. 

Answered by  | 20th Jul, 2008, 12:45: PM

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