Hmmm... I have a vague impression I may have challenged you to produce
such a reference, and here it is! Provocative. Hungarian, is it?
Will forward this to my work email as a reminder to look into it
In <016701be7a4d$828e8000$9b1cfbd0 at default> rcb5 at MSN.COM ("Ron Blue")
>> [Uric acid as a scavenger in oxidative stress]
>VERNACULAR TITLE: A hugysav jelentp6ege az antioxidacios vedelemben.
>AUTHORS: Staub M
>AUTHOR AFFILIATION: Orvosi Vegytani, Molekularis Biologiai es
>Intezet, Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem.
>SOURCE: Orv Hetil 1999 Feb 7;140(6):275-9
>CITATION IDS: PMID: 10071505 UI: 99170899
>ABSTRACT: Uric acid, the naturally occurring product of purine
>widely used as a diagnostic parameter in different diseases. The
>of uric acid may vary between broad ranges without causing symptoms,
>idiopathic hyperuricemia, which behind metabolic disorders were always
>suggested. Recently the uric acid has been shown as a strong scavenger
>oxidative stress molecules or radicals. Uric acid was successfully
used to treat
>experimental allergic encephalomyelitis, the mouse model of multiple
>(M. S.). It was shown, that patients with multiple sclerosis had
>lower levels of serum uric acid than the control persons. In addition,
>statistical evaluation of more than 20 million patient records for the
>of MS and hyperuricemic gout revealed, that the hyperuricemia may