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Definition of the noun aminotransferase

What does aminotransferase mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aminotransferases

  1. a class of transferases that catalyze transamination (that transfer an amino group from an amino acid to another compound)

Alternative definition of the noun aminotransferase


  1. [enzyme] transaminase


Aminotransferase a.k.a. transaminase activity is a gene group, gene ontology group.

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Google previewAmino Acids, Biochemistry and Nutrition (2016)

Medicine, Nutrition by CTI Reviews

Ornithine aminotransferase is an enzyme involved in the ultimate formation of proline from ...

Google previewThe Mouse in Biomedical Research (2014)

Normative Biology, Immunology, and Husbandry by Henry L. Foster, J. David Small, James G. Fox

For example, the serum concentration of the cytoplasmic enzyme alanine aminotransferase is a more sensitive indicator in injury resulting from increased cell membrane permeability than is a mitochondrial enzyme, such as ornithine ...

Google previewUnderstanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

In biochemistry, a transaminase or an aminotransferase is an enzyme that catalyzes a type of reaction between an amino ...

Google previewEukaryotic Cell Genetics (2012)

by John Morrow

Tyrosine aminotransferase is a tissue-specific enzyme that can be induced in liver or cultured hepatoma cells by adrenal steroids (Chapter 7). When presented with hormone, there is a dramatic increase in specific activity, reaching a maximum ...

Google previewNeural Metabolism In Vivo (2012)

by In-Young Choi, Rolf Gruetter

Aspartate aminotransferase is an equilibrium enzyme ...

Google previewInternational Review of Cytology (1984)

Another structural feature which is very highly conserved in mitochondrial aspartate aminotransferase is the N-terminal amino acid sequence; the first 20 amino acids are identical, with one exception, in all the mitochondrial isoenzymes ...

Google previewInternational Review of Neurobiology (1975)

Although GABA aminotransferase is a particulate enzyme, activity of the order of 10-20% of the total was reported in the soluble supernatant. The cationic isozymes were present in higher concentration in the mitochondrial compartment, while ...

Google previewSwaiman's Pediatric Neurology E-Book (2017)

Principles and Practice by Kenneth F. Swaiman, Stephen Ashwal, Donna M Ferriero, Nina F Schor, Richard S Finkel, Andrea L Gropman, Phillip L Pearl, Michael Shevell

Alanine-glyoxalate aminotransferase is a pyridoxal phosphate-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the transamination of glyoxalate to glycine, with alanine serving as the amino group donor. The subcellular localization of alanine- glyoxalate ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

aminotransferase. GOT, glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase AST A cytoplasmic and mitochondrial transaminase enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of aspartate and 2oxoglutarate yielding glutamate and oxaloacetate; the transport of amino ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease (2012)

by Evelyn B. Kelly

272 OKT (ornithine keto acid aminotransferase) deficiency, 335 Old Silk Route disease, 113 Oligophrenia microphthalmus, ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Aminotransferase. (AST). Also called SERUM GLUTAMIC OXALOACETATE AMINOTRANSFERASE (SGOT or GOT). The serum levels tend to rise when tissues are damaged such as LIVER, HEART and MUSCLE.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Virology (1999)

by Allan Granoff, Robert G. Webster

The serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activity is typically elevated many-fold above normal levels. Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) activity is also elevated, but usually to a lesser degree. These enzyme abnormalities are soon followed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Under certain circumstances, ornithine may also act as a precursor of proline, via δ-ornithine aminotransferase. The kinase activity of P5CS is subject to feedback inhibition regulation by proline. During drought stress or high salt conditions the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Enzyme abbreviations: CAT, catalase; GDC, glycine decarboxylase; GGT, glutamate:glyoxylate aminotransferase; GLYK, glycerate kinase; GOGAT, glutamate:oxoglutarate aminotransferase; GOX, glycolate oxidase; GS, glutamate synthase; ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

aminotransferase /-trans'faras/, enzymes that catalyze the transfer of an amino group from an amino acid to an alpha-keto acid, with pyridoxal phosphate and pyridoxamine phosphate acting as coenzymes. Aspartate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

The serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activity is typically elevated many-fold above normal levels. Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) activity is also elevated, but usually to a lesser degree. These enzyme abnormalities are soon followed ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vitamin E (2007)

by Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson

Vitamin E and Hepatic Effects of Cyclosporins Sibylle Grub, Christian Trendelenburg, Jacqueline Kapp-Schwoerer and Armin Wolf Novartis Pharma AG, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland Abbrevations: ALAT, alanine aminotransferase (=GPT); ...

Google previewLexicon of Psychiatry, Neurology, and the Neurosciences (2000)

by Frank J. Ayd

syndrome AIMS Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale ALT alanine aminotransferase AMA American Medical Association AMPA alpha-amino-3- hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazoleproprionic acid ANNA American Nephrology Nurses Association ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

aminotransferase An enzyme which transfers an amino group between amino acids. Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) are commonly measured in serum to provide an indication of ...

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