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AST

(AST Computer, Irvine, CA) A PC manufacturer founded in 1980 by Albert Wong, Safi Quershey and Tom Yuen (A, S and T). It offered a complete line of PCs that sold through its dealer channel. AST was initially known for its line of add-in memory boards for the PC, including the Rampage and SixPak Plus boards. In 1993, AST acquired Tandy Corporation's PC manufacturing facilities. In 1997, the parent company AST Research, Inc. was taken over by Samsung Electronics who struggled to revive sales and compete with known brands such as Gateway, Dell and Compaq. In January 1999, Beny Alagem, co-founder of Packard Bell, purchased the AST name and intellectual property rights for a new PC hardware venture. However, before the year was over, the once-illustrious brand ceased production altogether.
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In conclusion, pyridoxine deficiency can cause growth depression and deficiency of this vitamin can be indicated by decreasing aspartate aminotransferase activity and increasing homocysteine in plasma.
There are two kinds of isoenzymes of aspartate aminotransferase: mitochondrial aspartate aminotransferase (mAST) and cytosolic AST.
p values for unpaired t-test and Chi-square test ALT--alanine aminotransferase, AST- aspartate aminotransferase, GGT--gamma glutamiltransferase, HDL- high- density lipoprotein, LDL--lowdensity lipoprotein, Ml-myocardial infarction, obesity--body mass index >30 kg/m2.
7 mg/dL, alkaline phosphatase 210 IU/L, aspartate aminotransferase 247 IU/L, alanine aminotransferase 253 IU/L, prothrombin time 11.
To determine the serum concentrations of aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT), serum was spotted to slides (Fuji Dri-Chem; Fujifilm, Kanagawa, Japan) and evaluated using a slide analyzer (Fuji Dri-Chem 3500S; Fujifilm).
4]-induced hepatic injury based on the serum activities of sorbitol dehydrogenase and aspartate aminotransferase.
5 mg/ dL (9 [micro]mol/L); aspartate aminotransferase, 956 U/L (reference range, 0-50 U/L); alanine aminotransferase, 287 U/L (reference range, 0-45U/L); [gamma]-glutamyltransferase, 216 U/L (reference range, 5-32 U/L); and alkaline phosphatase, 321 U/L (reference range, 170-580 U/L).
In ARIES-1 and ARIES-2, mean values for alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), total bilirubin and alkaline phosphate did not increase from baseline in the ambrisentan groups.
6%, while her aspartate aminotransferase level rose from 40 to 549 U/L and her alanine aminotransferase level rose from 30 to 321 U/L.
As part of an ongoing, long-term study on the reproductive ecology and health status of imperial cormorants (Phalacrocorax atriceps), blood samples were collected to establish baseline values for hematologic parameters (hematocrit, red and white blood cell counts, leukocyte profile, heterophil:lymphocyte ratio, total solids) and serum chemis tries (glucose, uric acid, urea, total protein, triglycerides, cholesterol, albumin:globulin ratio, alkaline phosphatase, lactate dehydrogenase, creatine phosphokinase, aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, calcium, phosphorus).
0 Alkaline phosphatase, U/L 58 60 Aspartate aminotransferase, U/L 43 37 Alanine aminotransferase, U/L 92 102 Total bilirubin, mg/dL 0.
Serum levels of the alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) were determined after intravenous administration and no changes in these liver enzymes were observed.