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The Physiology of Renal Magnesium Handling

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. Gary A. Quamme1,
  2. John H. Dirks2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080240

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Quamme, G. A. and Dirks, J. H. 2011. The Physiology of Renal Magnesium Handling. Comprehensive Physiology. 1917–1935.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, University Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Glomerular Filtration
  • 2
    Proximal Convoluted Tubule
  • 3
    Proximal Straight Tubule and Descending Limb of Henle's Loop
  • 4
    Ascending Limb of Henle's Loop
  • 5
    Distal Convoluted Tubule
  • 6
    Collecting Duct