Nutritional State and Purine Metabolism

  • O. Frank
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 76B)


Hyperuricemia and gout are multifarious disorders of purine metabolism with heredity as genetic base and exogenic environmental factors which are prevailing of alimentary nature including overcaloric and fatty nutrition and alcohol consumption. These latter factors may be able to induce the manifestation of clinical gout.


Uric Acid Rheumatic Disease Relative Weight Serum Uric Acid Purine Metabolism 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Frank
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  1. 1.Special Hospital for Rheumatic DiseasesBadenAustria

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