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1

Give two ways HCO3- is created in Kidney and one way in which it is e

Breakdown of glutamine to form HCO3- and NH4+
Combining H20 and CO2

2

What are the four cellular responses to acidosis?

– Enhanced H+/Na+
exchange
• Full recovery of all filtered HCO3
– Enhanced ammonium production in proximal
tubule
– Increased activity of H+
ATP-ase in distal
tubule
– Increased capacity to export HCO3 from
tubular cells to ECF