GGT (GAMMA-GLUTAMYL TRANSPEPTIDASE)
GGT is believed to be involved in the transport of amino acids and peptides into cells as well as glutathione metabolism. GGT is mainly found in liver cells and as such is extremely sensitive to alcohol use. Elevated levels may be found in liver disease, alcoholism, bile-duct obstruction, cholangitis, drug abuse, and in some cases excessive magnesium ingestion. Decreased levels can be found in hypothyroidism, hypothalamic malfunction and low levels of magnesium.
Normal Adult Female Range: 0 - 45 U/L Optimal Female:
Normal Adult Male Range: 0 - 65 U/L Optimal Male:
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