Is Gout Related to an Alteration of the Uric Acid Protein Binding?
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For more than a century, increased serum uric acid (U.A.) levels have been known to be a risk factor for gout1. However, although many hyperuricemic subjects have U.A. concentrations that exceed the estimate solubility of urate in serum, only about 25% of them appear to develop clinical gout2.
KeywordsUric Acid Serum Uric Acid Chronic Renal Disease Gouty Arthritis Gout Attack
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