Improving adherence to urate-lowering therapy in people living with gout.

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Name: International journal of rheumatic diseases
ISSN: 1756-185X
Pages: 542-544


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An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of urate and unidentified products. It is a copper protein. The initial products decompose to form allantoin. EC

A uricosuric drug that is used to reduce the serum urate levels in gout therapy. It lacks anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and diuretic properties.

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