(Previously offered as 669.2)
Drs. Levine and Thompson
The general control of the volume and composition of body fluids attributed to kidney functions will be addressed. Specific topics include: control of glomerular filtration; nephron function; transport of fluid, electrolytes and organic molecules; endocrine regulation of the kidney. Thermodynamic, kinetic, electrophysiological and metabolic aspects of membrane transport will be discussed.
Prerequisites: PHYM–1010, 1020
Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.