Renal protein reabsorption
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The proteins cross the apical membrane by endocytosis. They are subsequently degraded in lysosomes. The remaining free amino acids are transported across the basolateral membrane by amino acid transporters.
|Characteristic||proximal tubule||loop of Henle||Distal convoluted tubule||Collecting duct system|
|basolateral transport proteins|
|Other reabsorption features|