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ADH act at:



A Proximal convoluted tubules

B Distal convoluted tubules

C Collecting tubules

D Loop of Henle

Ans. C Collecting tubules

Posterior lobe of pituitary secretes two hormones namely oxytocin and vasopressin (ADH). ADH acts by binding to the V2 receptor on the baso-lateral surface of the principal cell of the renal conducting duct (COLLECTING TUBULES AND DUCTS). Its action is to conserve water and concentrate the urine.

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