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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


  • Aminotransferases act as catalysts in chemical reactions in the cells, where an amino group is transferred from a donor molecule to a recipient molecule
  • An underlying disease pathology is present when aminotransferases appear in the blood stream
  • Aminotransferases serve as diagnostic tools for liver, bile ducts, muscles, skeleton, and heart
  • The tow most sensitive aminotransferases are:

Reference Range

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) 0-23 U/l
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) 0-19 U/l

Differential Diagnosis

Increased Aminotransferases


  1. Sailer, Christian, Wasner, Susanne. Differential Diagnosis Pocket. Hermosa Beach, CA: Borm Bruckmeir Publishing LLC, 2002:77 ISBN 1591032016
  2. Kahan, Scott, Smith, Ellen G. In A Page: Signs and Symptoms. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing, 2004:68 ISBN 140510368X


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