Calcium phosphate-induced renal epithelial injury and stone formation: involvement of reactive oxygen species.
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Oct 01, 2003
Brushite crystals are injurious to cells of both the proximal tubules as well as collecting ducts. Injury is mediated by reactive oxygen species. We propose that CaP crystals can independently interact with renal epithelium, promote sites for crystal attachment, and then either grow into mature CaP stones or create sites for CaOx crystal nucleation, retention, and stone development.
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