alanine transaminase

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abbr. (in clinical biochemistry): ALT; EC; systematic name: l‐alanine:2‐oxoglutarate aminotransferase; other names: glutamic‐pyruvic transaminase; glutamic‐alanine transaminase. An enzyme that catalyses the reversible reaction:

l‐alanine + 2‐oxoglutarate = pyruvate + l‐glutamate.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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