Definition of transaminase in English:


Syllabification: trans·am·i·nase
Pronunciation: /transˈaməˌnās, tranz-, -ˌnāz


  • An enzyme that catalyzes a particular transamination reaction.
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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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