What is the role of the kidneys in regulating acid base balance? How do they acidify urine?
This is the last in the three-part series on acid-base physiology.
🌟In this video, we answer these questions and look at:
0:00 – Intro
0:16 – Recap of Part 1 and 2
1:18 – Kidney in acid-base balance
2:16 – Bicarbonate Reabsorption (PCT)
4:00 – Hydrogen Ion secretion (Late DCT & Collecting Duct)
4:44 – Phosphate Buffers
6:18 – Ammonia Buffers
7:48 – Renal Compensation in simple acid-base disturbances
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