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a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase

 (ə-mē′nō-trăns′fə-rās′, -rāz′, ăm′ə-)
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Noun1.aminotransferase - a class of transferases that catalyze transamination (that transfer an amino group from an amino acid to another compound)
transferase - any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound
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Commonly reported side effects include lactate dehydrogenase, increased aspartate aminotransferase, loss of hair color, increased alanine aminotransferase, and increased cholesterol.
Duration of hospital stay, the type of anesthesia used, preoperative and postoperative blood glucose levels, perioperative blood transfusion amounts, postoperative pulmonary complications, other postoperative complications and postoperative morbidity and mortality were also recorded, as well as preoperative and postoperative urea, creatinine, aspartate aminotransferase(AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and glomerular filtration rates.
Gray bars indicate timeline of alanine aminotransferase derangement after transplantation.
Keywords: Aspartate Aminotransferase, Aspartate aminotransferase platelet ratio index, Esophageal Varices.
No patients experienced an increase in either alanine aminotransferase or aspartate aminotransferase greater than three times the upper limit of normal and there were no reported adverse events of special interest related to liver injury or dysfunction.
Elevation of the liver enzymes aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is common in acute dengue illness, occurring in 65-97% of dengue patients, peaking during the convalescent period of illness (days 7-10).
The most common adverse reactions reported in patients treated with ALUNBRIG at the recommended 180 mg dosing regimen were increased aspartate aminotransferase, hyperglycemia, hyperinsulinemia, anemia, increased creatine phosphokinase, nausea, increased lipase, decreased lymphocyte count, increased alanine aminotransferase, diarrhea, increased amylase, fatigue, cough, headache, increased alkaline phosphatase, hypophosphatemia, increased abnormal activated partial thromboplastin time, rash, vomiting, dyspnea, hypertension, decreased blood cell count, myalgia, and peripheral neuropathy.
Many patients, however, are biopsied not because of suspicion for a specific disease, but because they have low-level aminotransferase elevations without any clinical signs or symptoms.
Hepatitis B recommendations were also updated, with the CDC now advising: "Adults with chronic liver disease, including, but not limited to, hepatitis C virus infection, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, and an alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or asparate aminotransferase (AST) level greater than twice the upper limit of normal, should receive a HepB series.
Further, serum levels of hemoglobin and albumin were higher and those of aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase were lower in the MDZ group than in the non-MDZ group.
Mandana Khalili, M.D., from the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues assessed prevalence of MetS and its influence on alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels and fibrosis among a multiethnic North American cohort with chronic HBV infection (777 patients).