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Wednesday 12 May 2010

Several single-gene defects have been identified in nephrolithiasis. Many of them represent rare abnormalities of specific renal tubular transport channels and transporters. Whether mild mutations in these genes might represent alleles conveying an increased risk of nephrolithiasis is presently unclear.

See also

- renal genetic diseases