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Aminotransferase

Definition of the noun aminotransferase

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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

noun

  1. [enzyme] transaminase

Explanation

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

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Google previewAmino Acids, Biochemistry and Nutrition (2015)

Medicine, Nutrition by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewPsychiatric Mental Health Nursing Success (2013)

A Q&A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking by Cathy Melfi Curtis, Audra Baker Fegley, Carol Norton Tuzo

Aspartate aminotransferase is a liver enzyme test that needs to be monitored before and during therapy with Depakote because of the potential side effect of liver toxicity. 3. Fasting blood sugar measurements are not affected and are not ...

Google previewThe Photosynthetic Apparatus: Molecular Biology and Operation (2012)

Cell Culture and Somatic Cell Genetics of Plants by Lawrence Bogorad

Aminotransferase is a stable enzyme and can easily by purified (Kannangara et al., 1981; Wang et al., 1981). It is encoded be nuclear DNA. Glutamate l- semialdehyde aminotransferase is a major protein in the stroma of greening barley ...

Google previewDog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook (2010)

by Debra M. Eldredge, DVM, Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, Delbert G. Carlson, DVM, James M. Giffin, MD

Alanine aminotransferase is a liver enzyme that can increase in dogs with virtually any liver damage. ALP.

Aspartate aminotransferase is an enzyme normally found in red blood cells, the liver, the heart, muscle tissue, the pancreas, and the ...

Google previewCat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook (2008)

by Debra M. Eldredge, DVM, Delbert G. Carlson, DVM, Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, James M. Giffin, MD

Alanine aminotransferase is a liver enzyme that can increase in cats with virtually any type of liver damage.

Aspartate aminotransferase is an enzyme normally found in red blood cells, the liver, the heart, muscle tissue, the pancreas, and the ...

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 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 previewSaunders Medical Assisting Exam Review (2010)

by Deborah E. Holmes

A Alanine aminotransferase RATIONALE: Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme found in highly metabolic ...

Google previewStudy Guide for Clinical Manifestations & Assessment of Respiratory Disease (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

aminotransferase: In biochemistry, a transaminase or an aminotransferase is an enzyme that catalyzes a type of reaction between an amino acid and an αketo acid. An amino acidcontainsan amine (NH 2 ) group.

Google previewRecent Progress in Hormone Research - Volume 50 (2013)

Proceedings of the 1993 Laurentian Hormone Conference by C. Wayne Bardin

Tyrosine Aminotransferase: A Model Gene Tyrosine aminotransferase is a RECENT PROGRESS IN HORMONE RESEARCH. VOL. 50 Chapter 5.

Google previewThe Patient's Guide to Medical Tests (2002)

Everything You Need to Know about the Tests Your Doctor Orders by J. C. Segen, Josie Wade

alanine aminotransferase (ALT, serum glutamine pyruvic transaminase, SGPT) Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme found primarily in the liver, with lesser amounts present in the kidneys, heart, and ...

Google previewCardiac Nursing (2015)

Nursing, Nursing by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewe-Study Guide for Comprehensive Medical Terminology, textbook by Betty Davis Jones (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Upper GIseries∙Lower GIseries aminotransferase: In biochemistry, a transaminase oran aminotransferase is an enzyme that catalyzes a type of reaction between an amino acid and an αketo acid. An amino acid contains an amine group.

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 previewe-Study Guide for Genetics: Analysis and Principles, textbook by Robert J. Brooker (2012)

Biology, Genetics by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Tyrosine aminotransferase: Tyrosine aminotransferase is an enzyme present in the liver and catalyzes the conversion of tyrosine to 4hydroxyphenylpyruvate.In humans, the tyrosine aminotransferase protein is encodedbythe TAT gene.

Google previewEdible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants (2013)

Volume 6, Fruits by T. K. Lim

Transaminase also called aminotransferase is an enzyme that catalyzes a type of reaction between an amino acid and an a-keto acid. Transaminitis increase in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and/or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) to > 5 ...

Google previewClinical Chemistry (2013)

Principles, Techniques, and Correlations by Michael L. Bishop, Edward P. Fody, Larry E. Schoeff

Type II tyrosinemia is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme tyrosine aminotransferase. It occurs in fewer than 1 in 250,000 births. Tyrosine aminotransferase is the first in a series of five enzymes that converts tyrosine ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

▷mtDNA, ▷aspartate aminotransferase mitochondrial, ▷tyrosine aminotransferase Glutamate Receptors (GluR): GluR are cation channels mediating the post-synaptic current in the central neurons. Certain mutations in GluR-B subunits lead ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease [2 volumes] (2013)

by Evelyn B. Kelly Ph.D.

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 previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

alanine aminotransferase (ALT) alanine aminotransferase (ALT), an enzyme normally present in the serum and tissues of...

alanine aminotransferase (ALT) test, a blood test that measures levels of alanine aminotransferase.

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 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 ...

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 previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

tyrosine aminotransferase TATA Pribnow box; tumor-associated transplantation antigen TATD tyrosine aminotransferase deficiency TATI tumor- associated trypsin inhibitor TATR tyrosine aminotransferase regulator TATRC Telemedicine and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

aminotransferase. See TRANSAMINASE. amitosis. Nuclear division in which the cell is constricted into two without the *chromosomes becoming visible, the * nuclear envelope breaking down, or a *spindle forming. ammonium. fixation.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

aminotransferase. (AST) an enzyme involved in the transamination of amino acids. Measurement of AST in the serum may be used in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction and acute liver disease. It was formerly called serum glutamic ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

alanine aminotransferase (ALT) /o mé"nó tráns'forås' / an enzyme normally found in liver and heart ...

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