AST

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Related to Aspartate Aminotransferase Test: Creatine Kinase Test, Alkaline Phosphatase Test, Alanine Aminotransferase Test, Blood urea nitrogen test, lactate dehydrogenase test, bilirubin test

AST

abbr.
1. Alaska Standard Time
2. Sports assist
3. Atlantic Standard Time

AST

abbreviation for
1. (Units) Atlantic Standard Time
2. (Stock Exchange) automated screen trading (in securities)
3. (Education) education Brit advanced skills teacher

AST

or A.S.T.,

Atlantic Standard Time.

-ast

var. of -ist after -i-: symposiast.
[< Greek -astēs]
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In one of the Harvard team's studies of measuring liver function markers with a blood sample, the investigators found that the test for one of the markers, alkaline phosphatase, worked as expected after a shelf life of 3 months at room temperature, whereas the aspartate aminotransferase test showed discoloration after storage under these conditions.