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If membranes of the PCT and descending loop of Henle reabsorb 80% of the urine filtrate, at "gushing" rates of 80 mL to 120 mL per minute, why are neighboring ascending loop membranes almost impermeable to water?
Such rapid reabsorption in the PCT and descending loop of Henle is facilitated by a high density of AQP1 and AQP3 (Figure 3A).
Calcium phosphate in trace amounts is common, as brushite is supersaturated at the higher pH and filtrate concentration usually occurring at the loop of Henle, and crystals formed may act as heterogeneous nuclei for calcium oxalate stones [5].