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methacetin

Known as: N-(4-methoxyphenyl)acetamide 
National Institutes of Health

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2009
2009
AIM To assess the role of the (13)C-methacetin breath test (MBT) in patients with acute liver disease. METHODS Fifteen patients… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Summary.  Up to 30% of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and normal serum alanine aminotransferase (NALT) have… Expand
Review
2007
Review
2007
  • Y. Ilan
  • Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 11751899
Background  Hepatologists have long sought to develop a test for assessing liver function, but this aim has been stalled by the… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Methacetin undergoes rapid O-dealkylation by hepatic microsomal enzyme systems, and the resultant CO2 is present in the expired… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
AIM To evaluate and compare the clinical usefulness of 13C-phenylalanine and 13C-methacetin breath tests in quantitating… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Valerian root ( Valeriana officinalis L.) has been used since antiquity as a medicinal herb. Recent studies have found… Expand
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2004
2004
Stable isotopes, such as 13C, should be substituted for the long-lived radionuclide 14C in the 14C breath test when doing liver… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Several issues regarding the rate-limiting nature of individual reaction steps in catalysis by rabbit liver cytochrome P450 (P450… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background : In patients with chronic liver disease, the measurement of liver function is critical for monitoring disease… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Noninvasive 13C-breath tests are used for the assessment of hepatocellular dysfunction. 13C-methacetin is metabolized in the… Expand