glutamic-pyruvic transaminase


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alanine transaminase

 [al´ah-nēn trans-am´ĭ-nās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible transfer of an amino group from alanine to α-ketoglutarate to form pyruvate and glutamate. Normally present in many tissues and body fluids, especially in the liver, it is released into the serum as a result of tissue injury; the serum concentration is increased particularly when there is acute damage to hepatic cells, as in viral or toxic hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, and obstructive jaundice. Called also alanine aminotransferase and glutamic-pyruvic transaminase.
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al·a·nine a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase (ALT),

(al'ă-nēn a-mē'nō-tranz'fer-ās),
An enzyme transferring amino groups from l-alanine to 2-ketoglutarate, or the reverse (from l-glutamate to pyruvate); one d-alanine transaminase effects the same reaction, but using d-alanine and d-glutamate. Serum concentration is increased in viral hepatitis and myocardial infarction.
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al·a·nine a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase

(ALT) (al'ă-nēn ă-mē'nō-trans'fĕr-ās)
An enzyme transferring amino groups from l-alanine to 2-ketoglutarate, or the reverse (from l-glutamate to pyruvate); serum concentration is increased in viral hepatitis and myocardial infarction.
Synonym(s): glutamic-pyruvic transaminase, serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase.

al·a·nine a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase

(ALT) (al'ă-nēn ă-mē'nō-trans'fĕr-ās)
An enzyme transferring amino groups from l-alanine to 2-ketoglutarate, or the reverse (from l-glutamate to pyruvate); serum concentration is increased in viral hepatitis and myocardial infarction.
Synonym(s): glutamic-pyruvic transaminase, serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase,
alanine transaminase.
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Characteristic Mean [+ or -] SD Age (y) 26.4 [+ or -] 5 Body mass index (kg [m.sup.-2]) 25.9 [+ or -] 3 Plasma glucose (mg [dL.sup.-1]) 88.0 [+ or -] 9 Total cholesterol (mg [dL.sup.-1]) 148.9 [+ or -] 29 Triglycerides (mg [dL.sup.-1]) 117.9 [+ or -] 69 High-density lipoprotein cholesterol 34.1 [+ or -] 6 (mg [dL.sup.-1]) Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol 92.3 [+ or -] 27 (mg [dL.sup.-1]) Urea (mg [dL.sup.-1]) 29.3 [+ or -] 7 Uric acid (mg [dL.sup.-1]) 5.0 [+ or -] 1 Glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (U [L.sup.-1]) 31.1 [+ or -] 11 Glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (U [L.sup.-1]) 32.4 [+ or -] 11 Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 117.5 [+ or -] 5 Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 79.3 [+ or -] 6 Data are mean [+ or -] SD.
Revised spectrophotometric methods for the determination of glutamic-oxalacetic transaminase, glutamic-pyruvic transaminase, and lactic acid dehydrogenase.
The concentrations of total cholesterol (Total-C) and the activities of glutamicoxaloacetic transaminase (GOT) and glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT) in serum were measured according to the colorimetric method using a cholesterol diagnostic-kit (Cholesterol E kit, Asan Pharmaceutical, Korea) and a GOT-GPT assay kit (GOP-GPT assay kit, Asan Pharmaceutical, Korea), respectively.
Glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT), glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT), total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and LDL cholesterol in blood were analyzed according to AOAC (1995).
The activities of glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT) and glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT) in the serum were measured according to the colorimetric method using a GOT-GPT assay kit (GOT-GPT assay kit, Asan Pharmaceutical, Hwaseong-si, Korea).
The blood samples that were collected without anticoagulant were centrifuged at 1,000xg for 20 min at 4[degrees]C and the serum were partitioned into aliquots and stored at -20[degrees]C until analyzed for albumin, glucose, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), calcium, creatinine, glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT), glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT), and globulin with a serum analyzer (Hitachi Chemistry Analyzer 7180, Japan).
(2) TC = Total cholesterol; GOT = Glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase; GPT = Glutamic-pyruvic transaminase; BUN = Blood urea nitrogen.
The concentration of total cholesterol and high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C), the activity of glutamicoxaloacetic transaminase (GOT) and glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT) were estimated according to the colorimetric method using cholesterol diagnostic kit (Cholesterol E kit, HDL-cholesterol kit, Youngdong Medical Corperation) and GOT-GPT assay kit (BCS GOT GPT assay kit, Bio Clinical System Corporation), following the manufacturer's direction.
The concentration of total cholesterol (Total-C) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), the activity of glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT) and glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT) in serum were measured according to the colorimetric method using cholesterol diagnostic-kit (Cholesterol E kit and HDL-cholesterol kit, Youngdong Medical Corporation) and GOT-GPT assay kit (GOT-GPT assay kit, Youngdong Medical Corporation).

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