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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 374950, 7 pages
Hippuric Acid as a Significant Regulator of Supersaturation in Calcium Oxalate Lithiasis: The Physiological Evidence
1Department of Clinical Laboratory and Clinical Immunology, Medical University, “G. Sofiisky” Boulevard 1, 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria
2Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Received 2 April 2013; Revised 7 September 2013; Accepted 8 September 2013
Academic Editor: Seiichi Saito
Copyright © 2013 Stoyanka S. Atanassova and Ivan S. Gutzow. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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