How is glomerular filtration rate regulated?

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The Glomerular Filtration Rate is regulated by (Points : 4)
       
       
       
       

All of the above

Nov 16th, 2015

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Autoregulation and hormonal regulation do affect glomerular filtrate rate.

Renal autoregulation involves feedback mechanisms intrinsic to the kidney that cause either dilation or constriction in the afferent arteriole so as to counteract blood pressure changes and keep a steady GFR.

the hormone atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) is a factor that can increase GFR.

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