aspartate


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Related to aspartate: aspartate aminotransferase, Aspartate transcarbamoylase

aspartate

[ə′spär‚tāt]
(biochemistry)
A compound that is an ester or salt of aspartic acid.
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Macro-AST: a benign cause of persistently elevated aspartate aminotransferase.
In the present study, the feed/gain and aspartate aminotransferase showed a quadratic response to increasing supplemental pyridoxine levels (p = 0.
To illustrate software utilization in the study of these enzymes and possible differences in the three organisms studied, aspartate kinase and homoserine dehydrogenase were selected for amino acid sequence comparisons.
TMP indicates trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; and CVA, cerebral vascular accident.
Aspartate levels in ALS patients correspond directly with the rate of progression of the disease.
Damaged muscle cells release creatine kinase (MM isoform), myoglobin, and aspartate aminotransferase, as well as lesser amounts of alanine aminotransferase and lactate dehydrogenase.
4]-induced hepatic injury based on the serum activities of sorbitol dehydrogenase and aspartate aminotransferase.
du Pont de Nemours and Company (Wilmington, DE) has patented an isolated nucleic acid fragment encoding a plant enzyme that catalyze steps in the biosynthesis of lysine, threonine, methionine, cysteine and isoleucine from aspartate, the enzyme a member selected from the group consisting of: dihydrodipicolinate reductase, diaminopimelate epimerase, threonine synthase, threonine deaminase and S-adenosylmethionine synthetase.
However, three other levels were slightly elevated: aspartate aminotransferase: 19 U/L (normal: 3 to 18); alanine aminotransferase: 25 U/L (normal: 3 to 22); and lactate dehydrogenase: 264 U/L (normal: 40 to 240).
Aspartate transaminase and alanine transaminase may also be elevated in an alcoholic patient, with the AST value generally higher than the ALT value.
Plasma uric acid concentrations and creatine kinase or aspartate aminotransferase activities were significantly different before versus after treatment for some groups of birds.
lucidum spore protected against Cd(II)-induced liver injury in a dose-dependent manner, as evidenced by serum alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase and histopathology.