Previously only a few hundred metabolites were known, but a recent study shows there’s a lot more going on in urine than we thought. These metabolites are able to help diagnose renal disease, genetic conditions, and some forms of cancer in a painless, noninvasive way. The discovery of this extent of metabolites in urine might expand the list of diseases that can be detected in a urinalysis.

Human Urine

Human Urine

Originally posted 2014-05-12 16:00:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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