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Clinical Significance of Serum Ornithine Carbamoyltransferase in Liver Diseases – Is the Ratio of OCT/ALT a New Tumor Marker?

By Katsutoshi Tokushige, Etsuko Hashimoto, Noriko Matsushita, Nobuyuki Torii, Makiko Taniai, Keiko Shiratori and Hiroshi Maruyama

Submitted: March 7th 2011Reviewed: July 25th 2011Published: February 10th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/29259

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Katsutoshi Tokushige, Etsuko Hashimoto, Noriko Matsushita, Nobuyuki Torii, Makiko Taniai, Keiko Shiratori and Hiroshi Maruyama (February 10th 2012). Clinical Significance of Serum Ornithine Carbamoyltransferase in Liver Diseases – Is the Ratio of OCT/ALT a New Tumor Marker?, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Joseph W.Y. Lau, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/29259. Available from:

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