what consequences will occur if there is no tubular reabsorption in the nephrons of a kidney?

Asked by hels145 | 4th Aug, 2008, 03:02: PM

Expert Answer:

If tubular reabsorption fails.

Body will not be able to reabsorb --

  1. about 99% water which enters inside nephron through ultafilteration.
  2. entire glucose and amino acids which enters inside nephron through ultafilteration.
  3. most of Na & Cl which enters inside nephron through ultafilteration.
  4. Some urea & uric acid which enters inside nephron through ultafilteration.  All this will lead to the death of individual in some time.

Answered by  | 4th Aug, 2008, 04:23: PM

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