NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- alanine transferase
- listen (A-luh-neen TRANZ-feh-rays)
- An enzyme found in the liver and other tissues. A high level of alanine transferase released into the blood may be a sign of liver damage, cancer, or other diseases. Also called serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase and SGPT.