alanine transferase

Definition / meaning of alanine transferase

An enzyme found in the liver and other tissues. A high level of alanine transferase released into the blood may be a sign of liver damage, cancer, or other diseases. Also called serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase and SGPT.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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