Polymorphism of Soluble Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase: A New Genetic Marker in Man

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Science  09 Jul 1971:
Vol. 173, Issue 3992, pp. 148-149
DOI: 10.1126/science.173.3992.148


Soluble glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT) has three common phenotypes, each representing the homozygous and heterozygous expression of two alleles, Gpt1 and Gpt2 at an autosomal locus. The frequencies of these alleles vary considerably from one population to another.