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- Lin, Wei-Yong, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2012 v.60 no.10 pp. 2753-2757
- Drosophila; Malpighian tubules; calcium oxalate; citrates; crystals; foods; humans; ingestion; longevity; melamine; models; polarized light; potassium
- ... Melamine-tainted food can induce renal stones in both humans and animals. We have previously reported a novel Drosophila model for the study of renal stone disease. In addition to hyperoxaluria-causing agents, we also tested herein the effect of melamine on crystal formation in Drosophila. The results indicate that administration of melamine alone caused crystal formation in a dose-dependent manne ...