Urolithiasis pp 399-399 | Cite as

The Calciuretic Effect of Methionine in Humans

  • B. Arora
  • W. G. Robertson

Abstract

It has been recognised for some time that a high animal-protein diet leads to hypercalciuria, particularly in young adults. The relatively high proportion of sulphur-containing amino acids in meat is thought to be one of the main factors involved. In this study the effect of a high methionine diet was studied on urinary calcium excretion and on the renal tubular reabsorption of calcium.

Keywords

Saudi Arabia Tubular Reabsorption Plasma Calcium Urinary Calcium Excretion Renal Handling 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Arora
    • 1
  • W. G. Robertson
    • 2
  1. 1.Punjab Agricultural UniversityLudhianaIndia
  2. 2.King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research CentreRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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