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SGPT (Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase)

Conventional unit: IU/L
Conversion factor: 1
SI Units: U/L
Definition: Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase is an enzyme that is found primarily in the liver. Another name is alanine aminotransferase (ALT).
Usefulness: SGPT is released into the bloodstream as the result of liver damage.

3 related papers for SGPT

  1. Rosenblum IY, Coulston F.
    Normal range and longitudinal blood chemistry and hematology values in juvenile and adult rhesus monkeys
    Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 5. 401-411. 1981.
    PubMed ID 7318726
     
  2. Smucny DA, Allison DB, Ingram Dk, Roth GS, Kemnitz JW, Kohama SG, Lane MA.
    Changes in blood chemistry and hematology variables during aging in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    J Med Primatol. 30 (3) : 161-73. 2001 Jun.
    PubMed ID 1515672
     
  3. Stone GA, Johnson BK, Druilhet R, Garza PB, Gibbs CJ Jr..
    Immunophenotyping of peripheral blood, ranges of serum chemistries and clinical hematology values of healthy chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).
    J Med Primatol. 29 (5) : 324-9. 2000 Oct.
    PubMed ID 11168822
     

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