ALAD


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AcronymDefinition
ALADDelta-Aminolevulinic Acid Dehydratase (lead poisoning indicator)
ALADDelta-Aminolevulinate Dehydratase (gene)
ALADAutomatic Liquid Agent Detector
ALADAcademic Librarians Assisting the Disabled
ALADArid Lands Agricultural Development Program (Lebanon)
ALADAircraft Launching and Arresting Device
ALADAsymptotic Location Area Method
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The results were similarly null when lead measures were analyzed as continuous variables either untransformed or log transformed, after additional adjustment for ALAD genotype or use of beta-blockers and/or calcium channel blockers, and in subgroups defined by ALAD genotype or beta-blocker/calcium channel blocker medication use (data not shown).
The ALAD gene contains two codominant alleles: ALAD-1 and ALAD-2.
Zn is an essential element for humans and animals due to its role as a constituent of metalloenzymes such as alcohol dehydrogenase, alkaline phosphatase, carbonic anhydrase, superoxide dismutase (a Zn-copper metalloenzyme), ALAD and DNA and RNA polymerases.
Only Rsa39488 subgroups had significant differences in PbB, with means of ALAD 1-1, ALAD 1-2, and ALAD 2-2 being 21.
The ALAD genotype--based on the ALAD1 and ALAD2 alleles--was determined for each patient and each control subject.
The ALAD gene codes for the enzyme [delta]-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD), which catalyzes the second step of heme synthesis involving the condensation of two molecules of aminolevulinic acid (ALA) to form porphobilinogen.
Failure of normal functioning of ALAD to convert 2 molecules of ALA into prophobilinogen decreases heme formation.
The fact that the ALA/PBG ratio was highly increased (10-fold that of normal), concomitantly with the finding that the inhibited activity (87%) of ALA dehydratase (ALAD) in erythrocytes (16,17) was induced 10-fold in the presence of zinc and cysteine (Table 1), led to the suspicion of LP rather than hereditary ALAD deficiency.
have reported two text errors in their article "Modification by ALAD of the Association between Blood Lead and Blood Pressure in the U.
Bondy (30) investigated the effects of various organic metal compounds on ALAD activity and reported that triethyl lead chloride has the same potency as lead nitrate in inhibiting ALAD both in vitro and in vivo.