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Uric Acid

Uric Acid

Uric acid is a crystalline acid occurring as an end product of purine metabolism. It is formed from purine bases derived from nucleoproteins. It is a common constituent of urinary and renal calculi and of gouty concretions.


References
Thomas, C.L. 1985. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Co. Pub., Philadelphia. 2170.