- alanine aminotransferase
- = ALTan enzyme involved in the transamination of amino acids. Measurement of ALT in the serum is of use in the diagnosis and study of acute liver disease. It was formerly called serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT).
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alanine aminotransferase — An enzyme transferring amino groups from l alanine to 2 ketoglutarate, or the reverse (from l glutamate to pyruvate); there is a d alanine transaminase that effects the same reaction, but using d alanine and d glutamate. Serum concentration is… … Medical dictionary
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) — An enzyme that is normally present in liver and heart cells. ALT is released into blood when the liver or heart is damaged. The blood ALT levels are thus elevated with liver damage (for example, from viral hepatitis) or with an insult to the… … Medical dictionary
ALT (alanine aminotransferase) — An enzyme normally present in liver and heart cells that is released into the bloodstream when the liver or heart is damaged. The blood ALT levels are elevated with liver damage (for example, from viral hepatitis) or with an insult to the heart… … Medical dictionary
Alanine — Alanine … Wikipedia
alanine transaminase — SYN: alanine aminotransferase. * * * (ALT) al·a·nine trans·am·i·nase (ALT) (alґə nēn trans amґĭ nās) [EC 188.8.131.52] an enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes the reversible transfer of an amino group from alanine to… … Medical dictionary
alanine-oxomalonate aminotransferase — An enzyme that accomplishes the reversible transfer of the amino groups from l alanine to oxomalonate, an action similar to that of alanine aminotransferase, producing pyruvate and aminomalonate … Medical dictionary
Alanine transaminase — protein Name = glutamic pyruvate transaminase caption = width = HGNCid = 4552 Symbol = GPT AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 2875 OMIM = 138200 RefSeq = NM 005309 UniProt = P24298 PDB = ECnumber = 184.108.40.206 Chromosome = 8 Arm = q Band = 24.2… … Wikipedia
Alanine-oxo-acid transaminase — In enzymology, an alanine oxo acid transaminase (EC number|220.127.116.11) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:L alanine + a 2 oxo acid ightleftharpoons pyruvate + an L amino acidThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are L alanine and 2 … Wikipedia
Alanine-glyoxylate transaminase — In enzymology, an alanine glyoxylate transaminase (EC number|18.104.22.168) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:L alanine + glyoxylate ightleftharpoons pyruvate + glycineThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are L alanine and… … Wikipedia
Alanine-oxomalonate transaminase — In enzymology, an alanine oxomalonate transaminase (EC number|22.214.171.124) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:L alanine + oxomalonate ightleftharpoons pyruvate + aminomalonateThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are L alanine and… … Wikipedia