Removal of Materials from the Blood. Liver, Lungs, Kidneys. Role of the Liver. Conserves useful substances by the liver. It breaks down plasma proteins and synthesises new ones.
Removal of Materials from the Blood
Liver, Lungs, Kidneys
As the conc of bilirubin increases the skin and the whites of the eyes become yellow and the person suffers from jaundice.
Organic acid enters Krebs Cycle
Ammonia enters ornithine cycle
This is an example of excretion (elimination of waste metabolic products)
DISTAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE
LOOP OF HENLE
Controlled by the hormone ADH (anti-diuretic hormone)
Osmoregulation & ADH