what are the components of urine? how is the amount of urine regulated?

Asked by shuchi | 31st Aug, 2008, 04:39: PM

Expert Answer:

Water - 95-96%, Urea - 2%, Other wastes- 2-3% (uric acid, hippuric acid, creatinine, potassium ion, hydrogen ion, phosphates, oxalates, NaCl, phenolic substances.

Amount of urine is regulated by the activity of ADH (anti diuratic hormone) or Vassopresin hormone which increases or decreases the water ouflow in urine as per its amount in the body.

Answered by  | 31st Aug, 2008, 04:54: PM

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