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The ‘Renal Threshold'

Nature volume 162, page 337 (28 August 1948) | Download Citation

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ACCORDING to the definition of Barclay et al.1, the ‘renal threshold' can be expressed as a rate of tubular reabsorption per 100 c.c. glomerular filtrate. Thus where T is ‘threshold', Rx is the amount of the ‘threshold substance' reabsorbed by the tubules (mgm./min.), and C is clearance of inulin, or mannitol. The same conception of the ‘threshold' is also used by Harrison et al.2.

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    • M. FÖLDI

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