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OXALIC ACID

Occurs in plants and is toxic to higher animals by virtue of its calcium binding properties, it causes the precipitation of calcium oxalate in the kidneys, prevents calcium uptake in the gut and is not metabolised. This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
draco   draconian   draconic   draconin   dracontiasis   dracontic   dracunculiasis   dracunculoidea   (1)
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