alkaline phosphatase

German: alkalische Phosphatase
Japanese: アルカリ性リン酸分解酵素

Enzymology. Acronym AP. An enzyme that is mainly found in liver and bone. It catalyses the hydrolysis of phosphoric acid monoesters under conditions of alkaline pH. High levels in the blood are found in diseases of bones or liver.

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