Aminotransferase

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Aminotransferase

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A hepatocyte enzyme that modifies proteins; blood levels increase in the setting of hepatocellular necrosis (hepatocyte death). The two aminotransferases important in liver disease are aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT).

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