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Catalog #: 15-A7561-120


Modified IFCC, Kinetic


Format: Liquid
Wavelength: 340 nm
Linearity: 3-500 IU/L
Expected Values: 5-34 U/L
Storage Temperature: 2-8°C
Reconstituted Stability: Ready to use liquid
Configuration: 4 x 24 mL / 4 x 6 mL
Test/Kit: 685
Disclaimer: Actual test/kit numbers may be lower due to instrument limitation.
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Intended Use
For the quantitative determination of Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) in human serum using the Tokyo Boeki Medisys Inc. Biolis 24i analyzer.
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) catalyzes the transfer of the amino group from L-aspartate to α-Ketoglutarate to yield oxalacetate and L-glutamate. The oxalacetate undergoes reduction with simultaneous oxidation of NADH to NAD in the malate dehydrogenase (MDH) catalyzed indicator reaction. The resulting rate of decrease in absorbance at 340nm is directly proportional to the AST activity. Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is added to prevent interference from endogenous pyruvate which is normally present in serum.