USMLE

Collecting Duct

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Renal
  1. Renin
  2. Angiotensin II
  3. Aldosterone
  4. ADH
  5. RAAS System
  6. Kidney Overview
  7. Nephron Structure
  8. Glomerulus
  9. Proximal Tubule
  10. Loop of Henle
  11. Distal Tubule
  12. Collecting Duct
  • Collecting Duct
    • Final section of nephron before filtrate becomes urine entering ureter 
    • Reabsorption of Water
      • Water diffuses from filtrate to interstitium due to high osmotic pressure
      • ADH (Vasopressin) increases reabsorption of water via aquaporins in the apical membrane