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Gamma-glutamyl transferase

Known as: Gamma glutamyl transferase, gamma-Glutamyltransferase [Chemical/Ingredient], (5-L-Glutamyl)-peptide:amino-acid 5-glutamyltransferase 
GGT participates in the transfer of amino acids across the cellular membrane and in glutathione metabolism. High concentrations are found in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Objective—To determine whether serum &ggr;-glutamyl transferase (GGT) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The prevalence of and the risk factors for fatty liver have not undergone a formal evaluation in a representative sample of the… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Glutathione (gamma-glutamyl-cysteinyl-glycine; GSH) is the most abundant low-molecular-weight thiol, and GSH/glutathione… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by features reminiscent of marked premature… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Glutathione (GSH) has been described for a long time just as a defensive reagent against the action of toxic xenobiotics (drugs… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Traditional blood and urine markers for the diagnosis of various renal diseases are insensitive and nonspecific… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Liver biopsy is required for staging hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C, but it is an expensive procedure with… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
  • J. Whitfield
  • Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 1070555
Referee: R. Rej, New York State Dept. of Health, Albany, NY Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) has been widely used as an… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Liver biopsy is thought mandatory for management of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, especially for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Covalent attachment of a 40-kd branched-chain polyethylene glycol moiety to interferon alfa-2a results in a compound… Expand