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(Science: nephrology) Of or pertaining to urine, obtained from urine. For example; uric acid.

Origin: G. Ouron, urine

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... soluble, so it is excreted in your urine. Furthermore, the acidic property of vitamin C can affect your kidney function. Some people with high uric acid are asked not to consume vitamin C because its acidic property will hinder uric acid excretion through kidney. So make sure that you dont ...

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by adihutama
Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Is Spirulina really good for our health ?
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Generation of DNA nucleotides

... the cells. In fact you can even get a metabolic disease from the processing of purine metabolism called Gout. from the Wikipedia on Gout . . . . Uric acid is a product of purine metabolism, and in humans is normally excreted in the urine. Purines are generated by the body via breakdown of cells ...

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by kolean
Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Generation of DNA nucleotides
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Coloured Filters on Colorimeter.

... Does anyone know why you insert a blue filter in the colorimeter when using Nessler's reagent (Ammonia), but a red filter when using Benedict's (Uric acid) reagent? Thanks you.

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by aaaaaaaaaa17
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Coloured Filters on Colorimeter.
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... Do they become more reptile like? Well yes and no. Yes in that toads do have leathery skin. Could they also gain a kidney that produces uric acid? Maybe. But the point is, if you had a toad that had all the characteristics of a reptilian crocodile, it would still not be one. Classification ...

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by mith
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution
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Urea and uric acid can both be products of protein breakdown - whole groups of animals differ by which final product they excrete.

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by Darby
Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: urea
Replies: 4
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