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International Union of Crystallography

Cystine Kidney Stone

Caption: This is a SEM image of stones treated by two different drugs. Above you see altered crystals with a rough surface, below, you see crystal edges still well defined, suggesting limited effect of treatment.

Credit: Dominique Bazin et al

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