Liver urea cycle enzymes
Also known as
ornithine carbamoyltransferase (OCT/OTC), carbomyl phosphate synthase (CPS), arginase, arginosuccinate lyase(ASL) and arginosuccinate synthase (ASS)
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Chemical Pathology Reception
Level 1, Camelia Botnar Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
Liver biopsy.Biopsy must be snap frozen IMMEDIATELY in liquid nitrogen.
see report or contact laboratory
Disease / group
urea cycle disorders
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