Investigating The Osmotic Regulation On The Kidney
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The purpose of the experiment is to test the fluid balance in the body, by studying the osmotic regulation in the kidney (Manuguid, et al., 2015) Also, test the changes in urine pH, urine flow rate and specific density among non-drinking and drinking groups.
The main purpose of avoiding food and drink prior to the lab was to eliminate the effects that could occur in the class data, reduce the amount of error and to get a fair result by having everyone start at the same time. If each student did not monitor or follow the correct procedure, this would have affected the result by having a lot differences in the rate of urine flow, urine density and the pH level. Therefore, we wouldn’t have an accurate results to make any kind of conclusion out of it and we will have a result in a wide range. All the groups drank according to their weight and this affected the result in terms of their osmolarity, hormone secretion, and urine flow rate because all the groups ingested different amount of the drinks. Based on the result from table 1, the physiological state of the subjects at T0 was negative for blood, ketone, glucose and protein. In figures 1-4, all of the subjects’ pH level was about 6; urine volume rate and urine voided is about the same amount for all the groups.
There were changes in the variables between T0 and T30 because at T0, we started with no drinks and we saw that the non-drinking group and drinking groups had about the same level of the urine flow rate at T=0. At