Thiosulphate Metabolism in the Animal Organism

Article metrics

Abstract

THE occurrence of thiosulphate in animal urine was demonstrated by Schmiedeberg1 long ago, and Nyiri2 and Pirie3 showed that this substance is capable of being oxidized into sulphate by animal tissues. So far there has been a lack of more accurate details on the endogenic synthesis and the mechanism of oxidation of thiosulphate in the animal organism; but recently some light seems to have been thrown on the subject by the work of Sörbo.4

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1

    Schmiedeberg, O., Arch. Heilk., 8, 422 (1867).

  2. 2

    Nyiri, W., Biochem. Z., 141, 160 (1923).

  3. 3

    Pirie, N. W., Biochem. J., 28, 1063 (1924).

  4. 4

    Sörbo, B., Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 24, 324 (1957).

  5. 5

    Skarzvnski, B., Ostrowski, W., Krawczyk, A., Bull. de l'Acad. Polonaise Sci., C1. II, 5, 159 (1957). Ostrowski, W., Krawczyk, A., Acta Biochim. Polonica, 4, 249 (1957). Skarzynski, B., Ostrowski, W., Nature, 182, 933 (1958). Ostrowski, W., Skarzynski, B., Szczepkowski, T. W., Nukleonika, 3, 85 (1958). Skarzynski, B., Szczepkowski, T. W., Nature, 183, 1413 (1959).

Download references

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

SKARZYNSKI, B., SZCZEPKOWSKI, T. & WEBER, M. Thiosulphate Metabolism in the Animal Organism. Nature 184, 994–995 (1959) doi:10.1038/184994a0

Download citation

Further reading

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.