Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 40 - Self-Quiz - Page 721: 6



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The proximal tubule is where reabsorption begins; potassium, sodium, and chloride ions are transported across the wall of the tubule into the peritubular capillaries. Osmosis causes water to follow these ions. Most of the tubular reabsorption process happens in the proximal tubules.
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