Leucine aminopeptidase – urine

Definition of Leucine aminopeptidase – urine

Leucine aminopeptidase is a protein, called an enzyme, that is normally found in liver cells. This article discusses the test to measure how much of this protein appears in your urine.

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David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/28/2009

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Leucine aminopeptidase urine test

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