Observations on the Composition of Glomerular Urine, with Particular Reference to the Prob- Lem of Reabsorption in the Renal Tubules

@inproceedings{Wearn2004ObservationsOT,
  title={Observations on the Composition of Glomerular Urine, with Particular Reference to the Prob- Lem of Reabsorption in the Renal Tubules},
  author={Joseph T. Wearn and Alexandra Richards},
  year={2004}
}
The conception that a process of absorption occurs in the tubules of the kidney originated in the mind of Carl Ludwig (1) as a consequence of his belief that the fluid separated from the blood in the Malpighian body is a protein-free f&rate from plasma. Such a process only could explain the differences in composition of normal urine as compared with a filtrate from normal blbod. His earliest idea was *hat the force concerned in the process ~8s osmotic pressure, but after it had been shown 

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