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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Alkaline phosphatase received the strongest weight in the model.
(6) Levels of AST and ALT both significantly correlated with duration of pain (P less than .001), whereas there was no significant correlation with alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin levels.
Undetectable serum alkaline phosphatase activity in a patient with fulminant hepaticfailure and hemolyticanemia.
Moon et al., "Reassessment of alkaline phosphatase as serum tumor marker with high specificity in osteosarcoma," Cancer Medicine, vol.
Alkaline Phosphatase was determined on autoanalyser (Erbamannhein chemistry autoanalyser, Germany) using standard Erba kits according to IFCC recommendation utilizing 4-nitrophenyl phosphate as the substrate 20.
Alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes in mouse plasma detected by polyacrylamide-gel disk electrophoresis.
The correlation between alkaline phosphatase activity and mineralized matrix production by osteoblasts has been observed (Beloti & Rosa, 2005; Rosa & Beloti, 2005; Sugawara, Suzuki, Koshikawa, Ando, & Iida, 2002).
To our knowledge, this is the first study in Sub-Saharan Africa that has given important insights regarding the impact of serum alkaline phosphatase, calcium, and race on mortality in African MHD patients.
Gonzalez et al., "Exogenous alkaline phosphatase treatment complements endogenous enzyme protection in colonic inflammation and reduces bacterial translocation in rats," Pharmacological Research, vol.
Our case illustrates compound heterozygous mutations in the VDR both in the hormone-binding and in the nuclearbinding site with a less severe presentation of rickets and a quick response to treatment with calcitriol and a short-term calcium requirement, despite having one of the highest initial PTH and alkaline phosphatase levels reported.
The alkaline phosphatase (ALP) has been investigated as reliable biologic indicator of skeletal maturation in different studies, where the ALP levels are compared with other methods to identify the skeletal maturation in growing patients [32, 33].
All of the patients in both insufficient and deficient groups had normal levels of serum alkaline phosphatase. There was no significant difference in the serum alkaline phosphatase levels between vitamin D insufficient and deficient persons.

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