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a crystalline amino acid that occurs in many proteins

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An elegant solution to assessing the long-term dosimeter response profile arose from common practices for the alanine dosimetry system that supports the NIST transfer dosimetry services.
To make the more ordered beta sheet, the researchers found they had to use alanine and glycine at certain positions.
Initial serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels were 38 U/L and 20 U/L, respectively (normal <35 U/L).
In a subchronic study with PSN105, there were no significant changes in body weight, liver weight, or plasma alanine aminotransferase, free fatty acid or triglyceride concentrations.
Serum aspartate aminotransferase was 75 U/L, serum alanine aminotransferase was 110 UL, and [gamma]-glutamyltranspeptidase was 230 U/L.
Interestingly, a single switch between a glycine and an alanine made crystallization, the first step in this kind of analysis, possible, Berman notes.
The patient had mild renal impairment, with a creatinine of 119[micro]mol/L, urea and electrolytes within normal limits, and alanine transaminase mildly elevated at 90 IU/L (normal <58 IU/L).
The scientists located the defect and found that it causes one type of G protein to have the amino acid serine where an alanine should be.
Among the 10 patients who completed the study, reductions in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) were observed in eight patients, and reduction of viral load was observed in four out of seven detectable patients.
Biochemical findings showed elevated levels of alanine transaminase (66 IU/L), blood urea nitrogen (7.
Alanine molecules, which are not charged, tend to turn away from water, while the charged amino acids are attracted to water.
Hepsera also provided sustained improvement in liver function through 144 weeks, as measured by blood levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT).
To carry out its mission, JRC-IRMM requires the supply of 3 enzyme materials: lactate dehydrogenase (LD), alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and creatine kinase (CK).
At study entry, patients were required to have elevated levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and detectable serum levels of HBV DNA.