Phys #18 renal potassium.txt

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Phys #18 renal potassium.txt
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renal potassiumPhys #18
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  1. What is the affect of epinephrine on alpha cells?
    Hyperkalemia: Release of K from cells
  2. What is the effect of epi on Beta cells?
    Hypokalemia: cause reuptake of K into cells
  3. What is the effect of insulin on Potassium?
    Intake into cells (after eating)
  4. What is the function of Aldosterone on Potassium?
    uptake into tubular system (Na/K-ATPase)
  5. What is another term for hyperkalemia?
    acidosis
  6. What is another term for Hypokalemia?
    Alkalosis
  7. What cells are responsible for the H/K exchanger to reabsorb K?
    Alpha-intercalated cells
  8. What cells perform K-secretion?
    Principal cells (via Na/K-ATPase)
  9. What are two

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