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Renal regulation of acid-base balance in a freshwater fish (1).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  28376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intra-arterial injection of a fixed acid load caused only a short-lived (less than 2h) disturbance of blood pH but a long lived (2-3 days) elevation of urinary acid excretion in freshwater trout (Salmo gairdneri). The renal response comprised an immediate increase in acid output in the form of titratable acidity minus bicarbonate, and a slower rise in acid output in the form of ammonia. The total elevation in urinary acid efflux over 72h was such that no other mechanism besides renal function is needed to explain the ultimate compensation of this experimental acid-base disturbance.
C M Wood; F H Caldwell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of experimental zoology     Volume:  205     ISSN:  0022-104X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Exp. Zool.     Publication Date:  1978 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375365     Medline TA:  J Exp Zool     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acid-Base Equilibrium*
Ammonia / urine
Bicarbonates / urine
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Kidney / physiology*
Salmonidae / urine*
Trout / physiology,  urine*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bicarbonates; 7664-41-7/Ammonia

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