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A group of phosphate minerals that includes ten mineral species and has the general formula X5(YO4)3Z, where X is usually calcium or lead, Y is phosphorus or arsenic, and Z is chlorine, fluorine, or OH-. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Apatites" by people in Profiles.
Multimodal imaging reveals a unique autofluorescence signature of Randall's plaque. Urolithiasis. 2021 Apr; 49(2):123-135.
Papillary Ductal Plugging is a Mechanism for Early Stone Retention in Brushite Stone Disease. J Urol. 2018 01; 199(1):186-192.
What can the microstructure of stones tell us? Urolithiasis. 2017 Feb; 45(1):19-25.
Idiopathic hypercalciuria and formation of calcium renal stones. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2016 09; 12(9):519-33.
Renal histopathology and crystal deposits in patients with small bowel resection and calcium oxalate stone disease. Kidney Int. 2010 Aug; 78(3):310-7.
Protein content of human apatite and brushite kidney stones: significant correlation with morphologic measures. Urol Res. 2008 Oct; 36(5):251-8.
Role of interstitial apatite plaque in the pathogenesis of the common calcium oxalate stone. Semin Nephrol. 2008 Mar; 28(2):111-9.
Mechanism of formation of human calcium oxalate renal stones on Randall's plaque. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2007 Oct; 290(10):1315-23.
Renal crystal deposits and histopathology in patients with cystine stones. Kidney Int. 2006 Jun; 69(12):2227-35.
Apatite plaque particles in inner medulla of kidneys of calcium oxalate stone formers: osteopontin localization. Kidney Int. 2005 Jul; 68(1):145-54.