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    LDH and Heart Attack

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    Explain how isoenzymes of LDH can be used as diagnostic tools.

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    1. Discuss the manner in which the isoenzymes of LDH can be used as diagnostic tools.

    Lactic Dehydrogenase, also known as LDH, is an enzyme that is present in many body tissues such as the heart, liver, kidney, skeletal muscle, brain, blood cells, and lungs. LDH exists in 5 forms (isoenzymes) and these forms differ slightly in structure.

    LDH-1 = heart muscle and red blood cells
    LDH-2 = white ...

    Solution Summary

    Lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) is discussed in terms of what it is and its presence in the body. Levels of LDH in the blood and its use as a diagnostic tool is provided. The solution is approximately 276 words.

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