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only organ that breaks down inositol

kidney
it is a major regulator of inositol homeostasis

2

Is urea synthesized by the kidney?

NO! the liver synthesizes urea

3

major role of kidney in glucose homeostasis

return of filtered glucose to the blood

4

removed by dialysis

iron and folate
If anemia in RF patient does not respond to EPO, give these.

5

most common kidney stone

calcium oxalate

6

form of ammonia that is transported between tissues

glutamine or alanine

7

converts cortisol to cortisone

11-beta-HSD

8

constricts the efferent arteriole more than afferent to increase FF

ANG II

9

synthesize EPO

endothelial cells of the peritubular capillaries in renal cortex

10

enzyme for conversion of D3 to active 1,25-(OH)2

1 alpha hydroxylase
activity is regulated by PTH

11

tumor antigen expressed by colon, pancreatic, stomach & breast cancers

CEA

12

tumor antigen elevated in HCC, germ cell tumors, gastric and pancreatic tumors

AFP

13

episodic macroscopic hematuria with pharyngitis or viral illness
crescent formation

IgA nephropathy

14

organism causing pharyngitis, followed by coke-colored urine, periorbital edema
subepithelial deposits

group A strep