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Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase from porcine heart

ammonium sulfate suspension, ≥75 units/mg protein

Synonym: L-Alanine: 2-Oxoglutarate Aminotransferase, Alanine Aminotransferase (catalytic concentration), GPT

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Description

Analysis Note

Protein determined by biuret.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT) is located in most cells in the body, but is found in highest concentrations in the liver. It is used as a marker of liver disease due to the release of GPT into the blood following liver cell necrosis.

Unit Definition

One unit will convert 1.0 μmole of α-ketoglutarate to L-glutamate per min at pH 7.6 at 37 °C in the presence of L-alanine.

Physical form

Suspension in 1.8 M (NH4)2SO4 solution, pH 6.0

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Ammonium Sulfate Suspensions - Technical Note

Note that for an ammonium sulfate suspension, most of the enzyme will be in solid form. It is likely that only negligible amounts of enzyme will be in the ammonium sulfate solution.
Keywords: Enzyme activity

Plasma Derived Proteins and Enzymes

Despite their complexity, blood and plasma are abundant biological resources for the discovery of drug targets and biomarkers for human disease. It is estimated that plasma may contain as many as 40,...
BioFiles 2006, 1.5, 2.
Keywords: Applications, Gas chromatography, Type

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