alkaline phosphatase

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alkaline phosphatase

[′al·kə‚līn ′fäs·fə‚tās]
(biochemistry)
A phosphatase active in alkaline media.
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Laboratory parameters were remarkable for a mild elevation in her hepatic transaminases (alanine aminotransferase (ALT) of 106, and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) of 111) as well as an alkaline phosphotase of 144.
A significant decline in mRNA expression (humeral diaphysis) of osteocalcin combined with a decline in serum alkaline phosphotase levels indicate a reduction in bone formation.
In the patients receiving atrasentan, a dose-dependent response was observed; in patients receiving the 10 mg dose of atrasentan, the total and bone alkaline phosphotase concentrations remained consistent with baseline levels.