Chi T, Kim MS, Lang S, Bose N, Kahn A, Flechner L, Blaschko SD, Zee T, Muteliefu G, Bond N, Kolipinski M, Fakra SC, Mandel N, Miller J, Ramanathan A, Killilea DW, Brückner K, Kapahi P, Stoller ML. A Drosophila model identifies a critical role for zinc in mineralization for kidney stone disease. PLoS One. 2015 May 13;10(5):e0124150. PMID: 25970330; PMCID: PMC4430225.
From the abstract: "... Our findings open a novel perspective on the etiology of urinary stones and related diseases, which may lead to the identification of new preventive and therapeutic approaches."