oxalacetic acid

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ox·al·a·ce·tic acid

 (ŏk-săl′ə-sē′tĭk, ŏk′sə-lə-)
Variant of oxaloacetic acid.
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Noun1.oxalacetic acid - an acid formed by oxidation of maleic acid (as in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates)
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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The concentrations of tricarboxylic acid (TCA)-related metabolites, such as malic acid, ketoglutaric acid, succinic acid, fumaric acid, citric acid, and oxalacetic acid, were significantly changed in the HS group compared with the non-HS group, with concentrations of the first four metabolites decreased 0.50- to 0.62-fold (p<0.01) and those of the last two metabolites increased 1.37- and 1.78-fold (p<0.05), respectively.
serum glutamyl oxalacetic acid transaminase (SGOT), serum glutamyl pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (Reitman and Frankel, 1957), alkaline phosphatase (ALKP) (Kind and King, 1954), serum bilirubin (SBLN) (Malloy and Evelyn, 1937), total protein and creatinine by using enzymatic reagents (Bayer Diagnostics, India).
Several of the typical laboratory findings of HPS were noted, including a left shift on the white blood count differential, atypical lymphocytes, mildly elevated serum glutamic oxalacetic acid or lactic dehydrogenase, and low albumin.