Physiological functions and pathogenic potential of uric acid: A review

@inproceedings{Ridi2017PhysiologicalFA,
  title={Physiological functions and pathogenic potential of uric acid: A review},
  author={Rashika A.F. El Ridi and Hatem A.-M. Tallima},
  booktitle={Journal of advanced research},
  year={2017}
}
Uric acid is synthesized mainly in the liver, intestines and the vascular endothelium as the end product of an exogenous pool of purines, and endogenously from damaged, dying and dead cells, whereby nucleic acids, adenine and guanine, are degraded into uric acid. Mentioning uric acid generates dread because it is the established etiological agent of the… CONTINUE READING