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PHYM 2410 Renal Physiology and Membrane Transport (Fall and Spring)

(Previously offered as 669.2)

Drs. Levine and Thompson

Credits: 2

Course Description:

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.