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SGPT

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Serum glutamic pyruvic aminotransferase; an enzyme in serum and body tissues that catalyzes the transfer of amino acid groups from l-alanine to 2-ketoglutarate or the reverse, thus allowing nitrogen to be excreted or incorporated into other compounds, used to measure liver function.alanine aminotransferase ALT glutamic-pyruvic transaminase GPT
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