Bacteria break kidney stone-oxalate link.

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Abstract

Focuses on a study, by microbiologist Milton J. Allison and chemist Albert L. Baetz, which support the concept that oxalate use by intestinal bacteria may protect people against kidney stone disease. Focus on an oxalate-degrading bacterium called Oxalobacter formigenes.

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  • KIDNEY diseases -- PreventionOXALATES

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  • Linda Cooke

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