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Alkaline phosphatase, phosphoethanolamine, and ethanolamine content in benign prostatic hypertrophy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  87386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The amino acid patterns of benign prostatic hyperplasia specimens show that the contents of phosphoethanolamine and ethanolamine are very variable from one tissue sample to another. An increased phosphoethanolamine content is accompanied by a low ethanolamine content, and vice versa. The concentrations of the two substances correlate well. There exists a possible involvement of alkaline phosphatase in this inverse relationship between phosphoethanolamine and ethanolamine. In specimens with increased phosphoethanolamine and decreased ethanolamine levels alkaline phosphatase activity was low; however in specimens with decreased phosphoethanolamine and increased ethanolamine levels alkaline phosphatase activity was high.
Authors:
M van Sande; K Van Camp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Investigative urology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0021-0005     ISO Abbreviation:  Invest Urol     Publication Date:  1979 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-01     Completed Date:  1979-09-01     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374747     Medline TA:  Invest Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  445-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alkaline Phosphatase / metabolism*
Chromatography, Ion Exchange
Ethanolamines / metabolism*
Humans
Male
Prostate / analysis,  metabolism
Prostatic Hyperplasia / enzymology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ethanolamines; EC 3.1.3.1/Alkaline Phosphatase

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