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Alanine (Definition)

The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and ...Read more


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Is beta thalassemia major andd hb e/beta thalassemia same?

Is beta thalassemia major andd hb e/beta thalassemia same?

Not the same.: Hemoglobin e is found in the asian population frequently and may be seen with thal trait. Thal major is a serious problem requiring much intervention, including transfusions and frequently splenectomy. Your doctor should be your guiding you. Pregnancy needs to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Increased aldolase, complement c3/c4 serum, sed rate, c-react. Protein, beta globulin, monocytes, bun/creatin low mcv-mch, vit d-possible causes?

Increased aldolase,  complement c3/c4 serum, sed rate, c-react. Protein, beta globulin, monocytes, bun/creatin low mcv-mch, vit d-possible causes?

Complicated: When i was doing clinical medicine, these were collectively sort of the flags for sarcoid disease but I am not saying that's the case here. This is because sarcoid is a diagnosis of exclusion so the advice is to rule out other diseases with additional diagnostic tests which can be done by a primary care physician or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Father has hepatitis b his alpha feto protein increase from11767 to26434 iu/ml while taking medicines sorafenib200 , entacavir, daflon500, udiliv300 why?

Father has hepatitis b his alpha feto protein increase from11767 to26434 iu/ml while taking medicines sorafenib200 , entacavir, daflon500, udiliv300 why?

AFP elevation: Given your father's history of chronic hbv infection and elevated afp, he is likely to also have hepatocellular carcinoma. With that high level, this is almost conclusive of malignancy. Suggest to discuss with your physicians in the local area for further care. ...Read more

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Are hb s levels elevated with beta thalassemia trait?

Are hb s levels elevated with beta thalassemia trait?

No: With beta thalassemia trait alone, no hemoglobin s should be detected. If hemoglobin s is being detected in addition to beta thalassemia trait then the patient has a form of sickle cell beta thalassemia disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean when protein syrum Beta 2 Globulin are high with beta gamma bridging?

What does it mean when protein syrum Beta 2 Globulin are high with beta gamma bridging?

Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the pattern could be due to liver disease, chronic inflammation in the intestine or neoplastic proliferation of plasma cells. Discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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Does beta sitosterol lower high LDL ?

Does beta sitosterol  lower high LDL ?

Yes, about 13%: There have been many research studies showing that Beta sitosterol lowers LDL an average of 13%. See http://tinyurl.com/zu4ap6w Beta sitosterol is much safer than statins for lowering cholesterol; see http://tinyurl.com/p48fhko However, while high LDL can be a factor in cardiovascular disease the main cause is inflammation. See http://tinyurl.com/axtab4d and http://tinyurl.com/9x3n594 ...Read more

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Sulbutamol (Beta2 androgenic Agonist), if consumed before weightlifting, does it burn fat and increase protein synthesis? many studies on animals onl

Sulbutamol (Beta2 androgenic Agonist), if consumed before weightlifting, does it burn fat and increase protein synthesis? many studies on animals onl

Salbutamol: IsB2 adrenergic receptor agonist usually used for relief of bronchospasm in asthma and COPD marketed as Ventolin or Proventil (albuterol). It is also used in Obstetrics to delay premature labor and lowers potassium in the blood. Report shows it burn fat and increase performance of athletes. The drug's bronchodilating effect may have improved respiratory adaptation at the beginning.of Exercise. ...Read more

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Does beta sitosterol lower cholesterol?

Does beta sitosterol lower cholesterol?

YES: Numerous research studies show that beta sitosterol lowers LDL cholesterol 9-14%. Beta sitosterol can be consumed by eating foods rich in plant sterols and stanols and also by taking supplements. See http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/dietary-factors/phytochemicals/phytosterols for details. ...Read more

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Best serum tests for liver damage (fibrosis/cirr.)? Ggt, apo a1, a2 alpha gammaglobulin, ldh, haptoglobin? Others? How to interpret? Caff breath test?

Best serum tests for liver damage (fibrosis/cirr.)? Ggt, apo a1, a2 alpha gammaglobulin, ldh, haptoglobin? Others? How to interpret? Caff breath test?

Need more tests: Serum tests may never become abnormal from fibrotic or cirrhosis until late. Ultrasound abdomen is good. Ct may help. Liver biopsy is best. Usually clinical history helps. Nonalcoholic fatty liver is emerging as a new and potentially big problem and is mostly diagnosed incidentally on ct or ultrasound of abdomen. ...Read more

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Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin? Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?

Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin?  Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?

Probably good: Generally fatty acids such as this are considered good because they increase the fluidity of cell membranes and allow HDL to carry cholesterol out of the body more efficiently, at least in theory ...Read more

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M spike in.Urinie protine alpha 2?

M spike in.Urinie protine alpha 2?

An M spike in either: The urine or the serum reflects the production of a single (monoclonal) globulin. It is found in multiple myeloma, a malignancy of the plasma cells that make antibody, and also can be found in so-called monoclonal gammopathy of unclear significance (mgus) which is generally benign. ...Read more

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Beta blockers ok in pregnancy?

Beta blockers ok in pregnancy?

No.: Atenolol has been linked to poor fetal growth, so plain beta blockers (other examples include propranolol, metoprolol) are avoided as much as possible during pregnancy. Consult with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist to explore your options. ...Read more

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What does all this mean listed down below? Monoclonal protein see below hi test result lo units ------------------------------------------------------------ monoclonal protein study, random, u albumin 51 % alpha 1-globulin 8 % alpha 2-globulin 10 % bet

What does all this mean listed down below? Monoclonal protein	see below		 
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monoclonal protein study, random, u
albumin 51 %
alpha 1-globulin 8 %
alpha 2-globulin 10 %
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What : What this means is that the blood protein levels show that there is no evidence of a blood tumor that is producing monoclonal antibodies, such as multiple myeloma, plasmacytoma, and some types of b-cell lymphoma. This does not rule out multiple other lymphomas and some other tumors. You need to follow up with your physician who can interpret this test in light of your clinical findings. ...Read more

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Azd 6244- mek inhibitor- a selective mitogen-activated protein kinase (mek) inhibitor. Mk 2206- akt inhibitor. Why prescription for me? It ? Nsclc/mets

Azd 6244- mek inhibitor- a selective mitogen-activated protein kinase (mek) inhibitor.    Mk 2206-  akt inhibitor.  Why  prescription for me? It ? Nsclc/mets

Molecular targeting: These agents are designed to selectively knock out key pathways your tumor may use to grow. Presumably you already had your tumor tested for these different mutations. Ask the doctor offering these options to explain their rationale. These are investigational studies and many of the treatment costs may be covered-ask. ...Read more

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Does taking beta alanine affect my growth?

Stop: Consult your dermatologist, this is truly a complex physiological matter. ...Read more

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Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Safety & efficacy of: Beta-alanine supplements in people younger than 18 have not been studied; therefore, it cannot be recommended. The FDA approves Beta-alanine as a food, not a drug. A review of independent studies shows it doesn't ^ muscle strength or aerobic endurance, but it does slightly ^ the amount of time an athlete can perform high-intensity exercises like weight-lifting & sprinting without fatigue. ...Read more

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How long before my workout do I takemy creatine and beta alanine?

How long before my workout do I takemy  creatine and beta alanine?

Think twice: April 16, 2015 -- Men who use muscle-building supplements containing creatine or androstenedione may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Cancer. ...Read more

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Does beta alanine work for body building?

Does beta alanine work for body building?

Be very careful: A physician specializing in the complexities of body building is the first & most important step. Remember barry bonds? Don't play with fire. ...Read more

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Does beta alanine have any scientific backing for use as a body building supplement?

No: There are no otc body building supplements that will help you and many that can be dangerous. Try diet and exercise -- there's strong scientific evidence that they do help. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avoid Amino Acids and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Perhaps (or not): If you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily and have not had any problems you can try the supplement and the most likely side effect will be fast pulse/ increased blood pressure/ feeling of racing/anxiety - if you get no change or other side effects then you can likely tolerate the combination. With any side effects stop the supplement ...Read more

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What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of heart defect then it is okay to workout while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. If you or family have history of heart defects then consult your prescriber to review and advise. Best regards for great health, ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: alanine?

What is the definition or description of: alanine?

CH3CH(NH2)COOH: The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and in some peptide antibiotics. ...Read more

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Alanine transaminase levels of 48 what does this mean?

Depends: Depends on the normal values. Different labs have different ranges for what is considered normal and abnormal. You will need to give us those values. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an alanine aminotransferase of 35?

What does it mean to have an alanine aminotransferase of 35?

Normal: This is an ezyme in the liver that is usually increased during infection and inflammation in the liver. In most labs, under 40 is considered normal level. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: alanine aminotransferase?

What is the definition or description of: alanine aminotransferase?

ALT: Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme that is found in blood serum and in some tissues, most notably liver cells. It is commonly measured clinically in the diagnostic evaluation of liver injury. It can be significantly elevated in a variety of entities, including diabetes, heart failure, hepatitis, myopathies and other entities. When found, one needs to determine the reason for the elevation. ...Read more

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My Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT) is 58 U/L should I be worried?

Not really: It is a very mild elevation and there are multiple reasons that it could be elevated. Talk to your Dr. to figure out which one it is for you. ...Read more

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Hello. My blood work shows slightly Low Globulin and High Alanine 2.1 low and 49 high What could this mean?

Hello.  My blood work shows slightly Low Globulin and High Alanine  2.1 low and  49 high    What could this mean?

Incomplete info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the information your provided does not add up. It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who ordered the tests. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My b12 levels are always 1200-1300 and my alanine levels are high. Does it neccesarily mean something is wrong with the liver?

My b12 levels are always 1200-1300 and my alanine levels are high. Does it neccesarily mean something is wrong with the liver?

Maybe: Elevated B12 means nothing. You're making more of the binder protein for some reason. Nobody measures alanine, but if your alanine amino transferase (ALT / SGPT) levels are up, you'll want to know why -- if it's not alcohol, you may have a medication allergy, a viral hepatitis, iron overload, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, or it may be your body's way of asking for more exercise. ...Read more

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My recent alanine aminotransfere ALT blood work showed an increase, for the past 7 months it tanged 25 or 27, now its 60. Should i be concerned?

My recent alanine aminotransfere  ALT blood work showed an increase, for the past 7 months it tanged 25 or 27, now its 60.  Should i be concerned?

Do not take: Acetaminophen till the cause of elevated alt is resolved. If you drink alcohol, stop completely for three months to repeat the test. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. Discuss getting tested for hepatitis, with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean if the alanine level is slightly elevated in a 4 mo.Girl infant?

Can you tell me what it mean if the alanine level is slightly elevated in a 4 mo.Girl infant?

Why was it tested?: To answer your question, we need to know why the test was ordered. Common reasons would be as part of testing for an acute illness or for a metabolic disorder. A common test would be for alanine aminotransferase, sometimes called a liver enzyme. "Slight" elevations are common during illnesses but should be rechecked. Another 'cause' for an elevation is the use of normal values for adults. ...Read more