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    Excretion of nitrogen

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    Describe various strategies for excretion of nitrogenous wastes employed in human and non-human chordates.

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    Various animals excrete nitrogen principally in three forms - ammonia, uric acid and urea, and the key factor determining which is used is the availability of water. The easiest way to excrete nitrogen is as ammonia, but this is toxic if stored in ...

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    This solution describes how waste products containing nitrogen are excreted from the body, and the various biochemical strategies taken by different organisms to excrete this waste.

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