The Inhibitory Effect of Polymeric Carboxylic Amino-Acids and Urine on Calcium Oxalate Crystallization
The “organic matrix” which precipitates out with almost every stone is believed, by some investigators, to contain the compounds involved in renal stone formation. It has been shown that up to 50% of the protein in the matrix is a combination of glutamic and aspartic acids1.
KeywordsCrystallization Magnesium Albumin Urea Creatinine
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