Horace L. Barnett

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Because of the important role phosphate plays in many body functions and since phosphate absorbed in excess of body needs is excreted mainly by the kidneys, detailed studies of renal excretion of phosphate have been made in dogs and in adult human subjects, especially by Pitts and his coworkers (1-3). Mechanisms involved in renal excretion of phosphate in(More)
Measurements of the concentration of osmotically active solutes in the urine of dehydrated infants have demonstrated a gradual increase from birth through the first weeks of life, with adult levels being attained only after several months (1-13). The minimal response noted in infants to administration of vasopressin has led many observers (2, 5, 8, 11, 12)(More)