oxalacetic acid


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ox·al·a·ce·tic acid

 (ŏk-săl′ə-sē′tĭk, ŏk′sə-lə-)
n.
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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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).
As shown in Figure 2, when ketosis had occurred, a main cause of decreased protein synthesis appears to be because amino acids may be utilized by gluconeogenesis and the Krebs cycle (including via pyruvate or via oxalacetic acid or via fumarate or viaa-ketoglutarate or via succinyl-CoA) (Ingvartsen, 2006).
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.