Urolithiasis 2 pp 313-313 | Cite as

Crystal Matrix Protein: a Potent Inhibitory Component of Calcium Oxalate Crystals

  • I. R. Doyle
  • V. R. Marshall
  • R. L. Ryall

Abstract

Nucleation of crystals is the critical initial step in stone formation; the aims of this study were (i) to analyse the protein content of calcium oxalate(CaOx) crystals freshly precipitated from human urine, and (ii) to ascertain whether their presence results from their acting as inhibitors or promoters.

Keywords

Crystallization Albumin Electrophoresis Polyacrylamide Oxalate 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. R. Doyle
    • 1
  • V. R. Marshall
    • 1
  • R. L. Ryall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryFlinders Medical CentreBedford ParkAustralia

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