FELIX WRÓBLEWSKI, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JOHN S. LADUE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Significant and characteristic alterations in the activity of serum glutamic oxaloacetic (SGO-T) have been shown to follow acute heart muscle and liver cell injury and to provide a rough index of the degree of such damage.1, 2 The activity of glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (GO-T) and that of glutamic pyruvic transaminase (GP-T) in homogenates of various human tissues are compared in table 1. The relative concentration of GP-T in liver as compared with heart tissue and skeletal muscle is proportionately greater than that of GO-T. This observation suggested that serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGP-T) might be a more specific index
WRÓBLEWSKI F, LADUE JS. SERUM GLUTAMIC PYRUVIC TRANSAMINASE (SGP-T) IN HEPATIC DISEASE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT12. Ann Intern Med. ;45:801–811. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-5-801
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(5):801-811.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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