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Posted by Adam on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 8:47pm.

Vitamin A is stored primarily in our plasma and our liver. suppose that 40% of the vitamin A in the plasma is filtered out by the kidneys each day and that 30% of the vitamin A in the plasma is absorbed into the liver each day. Also assume that 1% of the vitamin A in the liver is absorbed back into the plasma each day.
(a) how much vitamin A should you ingest each day so that the equilibrium amount of vitamin A in the plasma is 4 mg? Assume all of the vitamin A ingested goes into the plasma.
(b) what is the equilibrium amount of vitamin A in your liver given the answer to part(a)

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