An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

WOLLASTON, William Hyde

2 entries
  • 4287

On gouty and urinary concretions.

Phil. Trans., 87, 386-400., London, 1797.

Wollaston showed that, in addition to stones consisting of uric acid, renal calculi might also consist of calcium phosphate, magnesium, ammonium phosphate, and calcium oxalate, or a mixture of these.



Subjects: RHEUMATOLOGY › Gout (Podagra), UROLOGY › Urinary Calculi
  • 668.1

On cystic oxide, a new species of urinary calculus.

Phil. Trans., 100, 223-30, 1810.

Cystine, the first amino-acid to be isolated, was prepared by Wollaston from a urinary calculus. This was also the first report of cystinuria.



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY › Clinical Chemistry, GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Inherited Metabolic Disorders › Cystinuria