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aspartate aminotransferase

noun

Definition of ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE

:  an enzyme that promotes transfer of an amino group from glutamic acid to oxaloacetic acid and that when present in abnormally high levels in the blood is a diagnostic indication of heart attack or liver disease—called also aspartate transaminase, glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
March 30, 2015
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