Literature associating GPT and Canavan disease
Glutamic-pyruvate transaminase (alanine aminotransferase); Catalyzes the reversible transamination between alanine and 2-oxoglutarate to form pyruvate and glutamate. Participates in cellular nitrogen metabolism and also in liver gluconeogenesis starting with precursors transported from skeletal muscles (By similarity); Belongs to the class-I pyridoxal-phosphate-dependent aminotransferase family. Alanine aminotransferase subfamily.
Synonyms: GPT, P24298, AAT1, GPT1, P24298p ...