Studies on alanine aminotransferase in nematodes.

  title={Studies on alanine aminotransferase in nematodes.},
  author={J. Walker and John Barrett},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  volume={21 3},
L-alanine aminotransferase was demonstrated in a range of gastrointestinal, free-living and entomophagous nematodes. As in mammals, nematode L-alanine aminotransferase was found to exist in the form of mitochondrial and cytosolic isoenzymes. Whilst the majority of nematode enzymes exhibited a greater overall capacity for L-alanine synthesis than for L-alanine catabolism in vitro, the opposite was true for rat liver L-alanine aminotransferase. In contrast with rat liver, certain gastrointestinal… Expand
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