Biology Practice Problems Osmoregulation and Excretion Practice Problems Solution: Why would kidney function diminish if nephrons wer...

Solution: Why would kidney function diminish if nephrons were straight in structure and did not include a loop?

Problem

Why would kidney function diminish if nephrons were straight in structure and did not include a loop?

Solution

The Loop of Henle provides different concentration gradient which allows the reabsorption of water and ions into the body. 

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