Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science Volume 7

Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...same condition and to the same amount. This statement has been doubted by Scherer, but Aldridge, in his excellent lectures on the urine had come to the same conclusion several years ago. Ronalds states that the quantity of unoxidized sulphur contained in diabetic urine often amounts to four times that contained in healthy. Creatine in Urine.--Heintz(i) has proved that the body which he discovered in the urine almost simultaneously with Pettenkofer's discovery of the peculiar compound formed in urine with chloride of zinc, is identical with that of Pettenkofer, and is in fact creatine, a fact fully established by Liebig's beautiful researches. Urea in the Liquor Amnii.--Wohler(c) has detected the presence of urea in the liquor amnii of a woman. Pathological Chemistry Of The Urine.--Leucine and Creatine in Urine.--About a year since, I read a short paper before the Dublin Pathological Society, containing the results of an analysis of the urine of a patient in the Meath Hospital. He had been for a long period in India, and his constitution was completely broken up. He appeared to be principally affected in the liver and kidneys. His urine contained a large quantity of albu-(a) Phil. Trans., 1846. (6) Ueber das Kreatine im Horn; Poggendorffi Annul., Bd. Ixx. No. 13, p. 466. (c) Harnstqfff im Fruchtwasier; Annul der Chent., Bd. Iviii. men, and deposited a beautiful 'pink sediment, which had all the properties of murexide, or purpurate of ammonia. The liquid, filtered from the coagulated albumen, contained distinct traces of ben-zoic acid, abundance of lactic acid, leucine, scarcely a trace of urea, but, on the contrary, a very large quantity of creatine. I was able to obtain beautiful pure specimens of the two latter, and sufficient of the lactate of...show more

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