Sodium reabsorption in the DCT and the cortical portion of the collection system is increased by...

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Sodium reabsorption in the DCT and the cortical portion of the collection system is increased by secretion of:

A. ADH

B. Renin

C. Erythropoietin

D. Aldosterone

Amino acid and Sugar Reabsorption

The filtrate that is produced from the glomerulus contains multiple chemicals which are important for the body. The filtrate which is produced contains the nutrients like sugar molecules and amino acids which are required by the body. The reabsorption of amino acid and sugar takes place because they are responsible for specific functions in the system.

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The correct answer: Sodium reabsorption in the DCT and the cortical portion of the collection system is increased by the secretion of D. Aldosterone.

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Adrenal Cortex: Aldosterone and Body Fluid Balance

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Adrenal glands are endocrine organs that secrete hormones into the bloodstream. The adrenal cortex is the outer part of the glands, which secretes steroid hormones, including mineralocorticoids. Learn about the main mineralocorticoid - aldosterone, the role that aldosterone plays in the renin-angiotensin system, and how aldosterone regulates sodium, potassium and blood pressure in the body.


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