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N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (NAG) levels in amniotic fluid or urine in prenatal and postnatal life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3803268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The isoenzyme pattern of N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (NAG) was determined in the amniotic fluid of 75 women undergoing amniocentesis for genetic indications. In the amniotic fluid and in the newborn's urine the NAG was completely different from that in adult urine, indicating the presence of a fetal isoenzymatic form also present in the first stage of life.
S Agosti; B M Assael; P Masturzo; M R Santarone; M Salmona
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Early human development     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0378-3782     ISO Abbreviation:  Early Hum. Dev.     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-13     Completed Date:  1987-03-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708381     Medline TA:  Early Hum Dev     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acetylglucosaminidase / metabolism*,  urine
Amniotic Fluid / enzymology*
Fetus / enzymology*
Gestational Age
Hexosaminidases / metabolism*
Infant, Newborn / urine*
Isoenzymes / metabolism*,  urine
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Isoenzymes; EC 3.2.1.-/Hexosaminidases; EC

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