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SGOT


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The enzyme (serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase, aspartate transaminase, EC 2.6.1.1, 413 aa) that catalyses the transfer of an amine group from glutamic acid to oxaloacetic acid to produce α-ketoglutaric acid and aspartic acid. There are cytoplasmic and mitochondrial isozymes. Elevated serum levels can indicate liver or heart damage.

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