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(organic chemistry)
Salt of oxalic acid; contains the (COO)2 radical; examples are sodium oxalate, Na2C2O4, ammonium oxalate, (NH4)2C2O4·H2O, and ethyl oxalate, C2H5(C2O4)C2H5.



any acidic or neutral salt of oxalic acid, for example, HOOC—COOK and NaOOC—COONa.

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Cranberry juice significantly alters key urinary risk factors by decreasing urinary excretion of oxalate and phosphate and increasing citrate excretion, an inhibitor of calcium stone formation.
In summer, the urine volume may be low and concentrated with urates, oxalates, and calcium salts.
Conclusion: The most common renal stones were calcium oxalate and uric acid and most of the stones were of mixed variety with calcium oxalate, urates and phosphates as the predominant constituents.
For those who have a history of forming calcium oxalate stones, Zumpano recommends 800 mg of calcium in their diet daily through low-fat dairy products.
Calcium oxalate is the major component of the vast majority of stones.
A 24-hour urine collection revealed increased urine oxalate (54 mg/day; normal range: 7-44).
They should ease up on salt, eat meat sparingly, drink several glasses of water a day and eat foods that provide adequate amounts of calcium, which reduces the amount of oxalate the body absorbs.
Oxalate crystals may occur in the CSF with ethylene glycol poisoning or primary hyperoxaluria type 1.
Oxalate nephropathy is seen in a variety of clinical settings and may result from enteric hyperoxaluria, toxic exposures, excessive dietary intake of oxalate, and inborn errors of metabolism.
This combination drug containing bivalent iron 100 mg and vitamin C 60 mg was found to prevent the development of serum vitamin C deficiency and did not lead to an increase in plasma oxalate levels in the patients studied.
Lead oxalate hydrate has been synthesized using several methods.