Studies on mucopolysaccharide in gallstones

  title={Studies on mucopolysaccharide in gallstones},
  author={Hiroaki Miyake and Shingo Nagamitsu and Hisashi Yamamoto},
  journal={Gastroenterologia Japonica},
Gallstone powder extracted with acetone in a Soxhlet extractor for 18 hrs., with methanolchloroform (3 : 1) mixture (6 hrs.), with methanol (3 hrs.), and with ether (2 hrs.). The insoluble residue was stirred with N-Sodium hydr-oxide for 24 hours at room temperature. The extract containes a large amount of bile pigment, but hydrochloric acid is dripped and… CONTINUE READING