serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase

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

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Aspartate transaminase — Aspartate aminotransferase from Escherichia coli bound with cofactor pyridoxal 5 phosphate.[1] Identifiers …   Wikipedia

  • Alanine transaminase — protein Name = glutamic pyruvate transaminase caption = width = HGNCid = 4552 Symbol = GPT AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 2875 OMIM = 138200 RefSeq = NM 005309 UniProt = P24298 PDB = ECnumber = 2.6.1.2 Chromosome = 8 Arm = q Band = 24.2… …   Wikipedia

  • alanine transaminase — SYN: alanine aminotransferase. * * * (ALT) al·a·nine trans·am·i·nase (ALT) (alґə nēn trans amґĭ nās) [EC 2.6.1.2] an enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes the reversible transfer of an amino group from alanine to… …   Medical dictionary

  • SGPT — Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase, an enzyme that is normally present in liver and heart cells. SGPT is released into blood when the liver or heart are damaged. The blood SGPT levels are thus elevated with liver damage (for example, from viral… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • SGPT — • serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (alanine aminotransferase) …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Elevated transaminases — Infobox Disease Name = Elevated transaminases Caption = DiseasesDB = 14820 DiseasesDB mult = DiseasesDB2|15393 | ICD10 = ICD10|R|74|0|r|70 ICD9 = ICD9|790.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = The presence of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of oncology-related terms — This is a list of terms related to oncology. The original source for this list was the U.S. National Cancer Institute s public domain Dictionary of Cancer Terms . NOTOC 1 * 10 propargyl 10 deazaaminopterin * 12 O tetradecanoylphorbol 13 acetate * …   Wikipedia

  • 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 or SGPT …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • alanine aminotransferase — An enzyme transferring amino groups from l alanine to 2 ketoglutarate, or the reverse (from l glutamate to pyruvate); there is a d alanine transaminase that effects the same reaction, but using d alanine and d glutamate. Serum concentration is… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.