cystinuria


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cystinuria

[‚sis·tə′nu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence in the urine of crystals of cystine together with some lysine, arginine, and ornithine.
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The effect of dietary protein on cystine excretion in patients with cystinuria.
Cystinuria was confirmed by urine amino acid chromatography (half-cystine, ornithine, lysine and arginine concentrations >10 times the upper limit of the reference interval), thus excluding transient hyperexcretion of cystine in the first months of life as an explanation (5).
Cystinuria is caused by defects in the amino acid transport system rBAT/[b.
The goal of our research is to better understand the molecular pathway involved with cystinuria type I and this model is a welcome addition because it is the first model that so closely mimics the human disease state," stated Dr.
The paper, entitled "A Mouse Model for Cystinuria Type I", was published September 1, 2003 in Human Molecular Genetics, Vol.
It is important to identify patients with cystinuria to enable the correct treatment to be given to prevent recurrent renal stone formation.
While cystinuria accounts for 1-2 % of urinary tract kidney stones in the general population, it is the most common cause among children and many children have suffered permanent kidney damage as a result of the disease.
1) Cystinuria Cystinuria Phenylketonuria (heterozygous) (homozygous) Age range 9-34 years 2-31 years 2-65 years No.
opportunities for scientists to make some amazing breakthroughs, including the discovery of genes for canine narcolepsy and cystinuria (a common kidney disease in dogs) and the development of genetic tests for canine night blindness and von Willebrande's disease (a blood disorder affecting many breeds).
Disorders of cysteine metabolism include cystinosis, an autosomal recessive disease produced by a defect in lysosomal transport (3), and cystinuria, a common heritable disorder of amino acid transport (4).