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Overview of GI System

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 2P93
Professor
Jenny Janke
Semester
Fall

Description
Overview Of GI Physiology I. Introduction a. Gastrointestinal System—GI tract, gall bladder, liver, pancreas b. Function—transform (digest) large things into their absorbable components II. Comparison With Nephron a. Both tubes are lined w/ an absorptive epithelium b. Dependent on Na-coupled mechanisms c. Use leaky & tight jxns to support bulk flow III. Mechanisms for Na reabsorption a. Na/solute cotransport across basal membrane b. Na/K exchange (Na absorption w/ K secretion; requires 1 ATP) per cycl
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