G. P. GRABFIELD, F.A.C.P.; B. PRESCOTT
Since the introduction of satisfactory methods of studying the sulphur partition, a number of cases of cystinuria have been studied without, however, providing a basis for an adequate explanation of the condition. Excellent reviews1 of the cases so far studied have been published. The metabolic data are confusing and contradictory.2, 3
Our purpose was to study the effects of diets high and low in sulphur on the cystine excretion in a patient with cystinuria. As will be seen this could be accomplished only indirectly. On account of the intimate connection between the nitrogen and sulphur metabolism, it was desirable to
GRABFIELD GP, PRESCOTT B. STUDIES OF THE NITROGEN AND SULPHUR METABOLISM IN A CASE OF CYSTINURIA1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:632–638. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-5-632
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