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Urolithiasis pp 235-235 | Cite as

Urinary Macromolecular-Inhibitory-Substances of Calcium-Oxalate-Monohydrate Crystal Growth

  • S. Nishio
  • A. Wakatsuki
  • H. Iwata
  • A. Matsumoto
  • M. Takeuchi

Abstract

It is well known that urinary glycosaminoglycans (GAG) exert inhibitory activity on crystal growth and aggregation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the inhibitory activity of GAG in a natural form, namely as proteoglycan or glycoprotein.

Keywords

Inhibitory Activity Crystal Growth Uronic Acid Calcium Oxalate Healthy Male Subject 
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    T Koide, M Takemoto, H Itatani, M Takaha, and T Sonoda, Urinary macromolecular substances as natural inhibitors of calcium oxalate crystal aggregation, Invest. Urol. 18: 382 (1981).PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Nishio
    • 1
  • A. Wakatsuki
    • 1
  • H. Iwata
    • 1
  • A. Matsumoto
    • 1
  • M. Takeuchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyEhime University School of MedicineShigenobu, EhimeJapan

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