Definition of transaminase in English:


Line breaks: trans|amin¦ase
Pronunciation: /tranˈzamɪneɪz
, trɑːn-, -ˈsa-/


  • An enzyme which catalyses a particular transamination reaction: [with modifier]: the activity of aspartate transaminase
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    • Concentrations of serum creatine kinase, transaminases, urea, and creatinine may be raised, and bicarbonate may be reduced.
    • Aspartate transaminase is an enzyme that plays a role in many aspects of body metabolism.
    • Mild elevations in liver chemistry tests such as alanine transaminase and aspartate transaminase can reveal serious underlying conditions or have transient and benign etiologies.

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