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Activity of arylamidases in serum during normal pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  488059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Activity of arylamidases toward 6 beta-naphthylamides of L-amino acids was studied in the blood serum from 110 healthy women between the 6th and 36th weeks of pregnancy. A regular increase in the enzymatic activity was demonstrated toward all substrates under examination, particularly in the presence of alanyl-, leucyl- and lysyl-beta-naphthylamides, most pronounced in the last trimester of gestation. A correlation between oxytocinase and arylamidases activity was demonstrated, suggesting a possibility of using the enzymatic measurement as a diagnostic test in the normal course of pregnancy.
E Wieczorek; K A Sobiech
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Enzyme     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0013-9432     ISO Abbreviation:  Enzyme     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-27     Completed Date:  1979-12-27     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1262265     Medline TA:  Enzyme     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aminopeptidases / blood*
Cystinyl Aminopeptidase / blood
Substrate Specificity
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.4.11.-/Aminopeptidases; EC Aminopeptidase

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