alkaline phosphatase
noun Date: 1948 any of the phosphatases that are optimally active in alkaline medium and occur in especially high concentrations in bone, the liver, the kidneys, and the placenta

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  • alkaline phosphatase — alkaline phosphatase. См. щелочная фосфатаза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Alkaline phosphatase — An enzyme made in the liver, bone, and the placenta and normally present in high concentrations in growing bone and in bile. Alkaline phosphatase is released into the blood during injury and during such normal activities as bone growth and… …   Medical dictionary

  • alkaline phosphatase — n. Biochem. a phosphatase active in an alkaline medium. [1945 50] * * * ▪ enzyme       enzyme that is normally present in high concentrations in growing bone and in bile. It is essential for the deposition of minerals in the bones and teeth.… …   Universalium

  • alkaline phosphatase —    A phosphatase active in alkaline media …   Forensic science glossary

  • alkaline phosphatase — n. Biochem. a phosphatase active in an alkaline medium. [1945 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • alkaline phosphatase — noun Any of a group of phosphatases that are most active in an alkaline environment …   Wiktionary

  • alkaline phosphatase — Enzyme (EC 3.1.3.1) catalysing cleavage of inorganic phosphate nonspecifically from a wide variety of phosphate esters, and having a high (>8) pH optimum. Found in bacteria, fungi and animals but not in higher plants …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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