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Mechanisms of Renal Excretion of Environmental Agents

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The sections in this article are:

1 Basic Mechanisms of Renal Excretion
1.1 Glomerular Filtration
1.2 Tubular Transport
2 Extrarenal Factors Determining Urinary Excretion of Foreign Compounds
2.1 Hepatic Conjugating Activity
2.2 Systemic Drug Metabolism
2.3 Influence of Acid‐Base Changes
2.4 Distribution of Environmental Agents in Body
3 Limitations on Present Understanding of Mechanisms
4 Excretion of Heavy Metals
5 Conclusions
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E. C. Foulkes. Mechanisms of Renal Excretion of Environmental Agents. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 26: Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents: 495-502. First published in print 1977. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp090131