Friday, March 22, 2013

Drosophila & kidney stones. Recent review.

Miller J, Chi T, Kapahi P, Kahn AJ, Kim MS, Hirata T, Romero MF, Dow JA, Stoller ML. Drosophila Melanogaster as an Emerging Translational Model of Human Nephrolithiasis. J Urol. 2013 Mar 7. doi:pii: S0022-5347(13)03645-8. PubMed PMID: 23500641.

From the abstract:  "The ability to readily manipulate and quantify stone formation in D. melanogaster models of human nephrolithiasis presents the urologic community with a unique opportunity to increase our understanding of this enigmatic disease."

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