Asked Dec 6, 2019

If Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is 125 mL/min, how much GF will be produced in a day? 

180,000 mL?


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Glomerular filtrate is the fluid obtained after filtration of the blood in the glomerulus or bowman’s capsule. It is similar in composition with the plasma except the large particles such as plasma proteins.

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Glomerular filtration rate: 125ml/min

Calculation of glomerular filtrate in a day is s...


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Filtration rate = 125ml/min minutes in a day=24×60 =1440min filtrate in a day = 125×1440 180000ml 1 liter = 1000ml Therefore, 180000 ml = 180L


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