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Effect of an acute oral protein load on renal acidification in healthy humans and in patients with chronic renal failure.

J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 1997 May;8(5):784-92.
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The effect of a meat load on the renal handling of acid-base balance was studied in ten healthy subjects (GFR by inulin clearance = 98.5 +/- 8.14 ml.min-1.1.73 m-2) and in ten patients affec...n was more complete, possibly because of the stimulation of H+ secretion by the mild metabolic acidosis. TA and NH4+ did not participate in tubular compensation of the increased buffer load.

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