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metabolic

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to metabolism.
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It is also useful in screening for glycogen storage disease type III (debrancher enzyme deficiency) and MADA deficiency; however, some healthy individuals and some patients with metabolic myopathies may fail to show an increase in plasma ammonia to the maximal concentrations achievable, particularly when the exercise has been submaximal owing to poor effort during the test (5).
Professor Argov concluded by emphasising that because of the rarity of metabolic myopathies, appropriate double-blind studies to assess these therapies and recommend an agreed protocol have not been carried out to date.
103 Thyroid function tests and genetic tests for the most common metabolic myopathies (myophosphorylase, carnitine palmitoyltransferase II, and myoadenylate), may identify individuals at higher risk of developing myotoxicity from lipid-lowering agents.