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An apatite for kidney stones

Bruce Fouke explores the biomineralization of calcium oxalate and apatite kidney stones and the opportunities that lie at the intersection of geology, biology and medicine; a transdisciplinary effort traced back some 350 years.

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The author declares the following competing interests with research support from Dornier MedTech and Boston Scientific Lumenis. The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology is a Carl Zeiss Labs @ Location Partner.

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Fouke, B.W. An apatite for kidney stones. Nat. Geosci. 15, 692–693 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-022-01013-1

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