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Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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Can i take a super enzyme and pantoprazol at the same time?

You can try: I do not think there is a randomized evidence based controlled study for what you are preposing. I am not sure what is in super enzyme. If your gut instinct tells you it is dangerous do not take together. If you have already tried it and had no side effects hats off! ...Read more

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I'm wondering are enzymes involved in photosynthesis? If so, which ones?

I'm wondering are enzymes involved in photosynthesis? If so, which ones?

Interesting question: but Healthtap is a medical information site. Take care. ...Read more

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Elevated gallbladder enzymes, should I be concerned?

Yes: I assume you mean liver enzymes. Any abnormal liver test should be investigated even if that means just rechecking the lab to see a trend. Caused of elevated liver enzymes are many. Hepatitis, gallbladder infection, blocked bile ducts by stones or cancer, infection of the bile ducts, fatty liver, liver tumors, ect. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have no injury but my blood shows high enzymes??

I have no injury but my blood shows high enzymes??

What enzyme...: If CK......it can be secondary to skeletal muscle injury/medications ...Read more

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I have elevated enzymes in my kidney what does that mean?

I have elevated enzymes in my kidney what does that mean?

Diagnosis: The creatinine going up does signify a process relating to the kidney, generally. There are reversible causes that have a good prognosis, like dehydration. Ask your doctor to clarify. Has this been going on a long time? How high is the creatinine? ...Read more

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How do I determine what causes elevated enzymes in my liver?

How do I determine what causes elevated enzymes in my liver?

Test for high LFT's: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts. Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty liver, too much alcohol, toxic exposure, occupational exposures, lot's of viral infections, metabolic problems, familial liver diseases, as well as problems with gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Start with blood tests to identify possiblities. ...Read more

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My CPK enzymes getting too high. I did a biopsie they said its normal so i don't know what i really have.

Cpk: CPK elevation can be of different nature - acute or chronic. I am not sure which one is yours and what symptoms you're having and what biopsy you had. Heart attack can cause elevation as well as other muscle damage can cause that. So, after all, more history is needed. ...Read more

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What can I do if my husband has pancreatitis. His enzyme level was over 1000 today. What is it supposed to be?

What can I do if my husband has pancreatitis. His enzyme level was over 1000 today. What is it supposed to be?

Ask his doctor/nurse: The doctor whom he saw is supposed to address this question, if you asked! but the normal levels of amylase or lipase are under 100 normally(they can tell you the reference range of normal values) . But his level is quite high right now. ...Read more