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  1. Homocysteine Test What is a homocysteine test? A homocysteine test measures the amount of homocysteine in your blood. Homocysteine is a type of amino acid, a chemical ...
  2. ... a chemical reaction that converts the amino acid homocysteine to another amino acid called methionine. The body ... enzyme with reduced function. Without functional methionine synthase, homocysteine cannot be converted to methionine. As a result, ...
  3. ... down a certain protein, causing build-up of homocysteine in the blood). Increased amounts of homocysteine in the body can cause symptoms such as ... nutrients. It works by decreasing the amount of homocysteine in the blood.
  4. ... of proteins. Specifically, it converts the amino acid homocysteine to another amino acid called methionine. After a ... Without methionine synthase reductase, methionine synthase cannot convert homocysteine to methionine. As a result, homocysteine builds up ...
  5. ... folate (folate deficiency) and high blood levels of homocysteine (hyperhomocysteinemia). Women who are pregnant or might become ... with serious kidney disease have high levels of homocysteine. High levels of homocysteine have been linked to ...
  6. ... gene helps breaks down an amino acid called homocysteine. If there is a mutation, homocysteine can build up in the body and cause ... helps your body break down a substance called homocysteine. Homocysteine is a type of amino acid, a ...
  7. ... the multistep process that converts the amino acid homocysteine to another amino acid, methionine. The body uses ... in which the body is unable to process homocysteine and methionine properly. People with this condition often ...
  8. ... and is responsible for converting the amino acid homocysteine to a molecule called cystathionine. As a result ... disrupt the function of cystathionine beta-synthase, preventing homocysteine from being used properly. As a result, this ...
  9. ... methionine synthase. This enzyme converts the amino acid homocysteine to another amino acid, methionine. The body uses ... of MeCbl impairs methionine synthase's conversion of homocysteine to methionine. As a result, homocysteine builds up ...
  10. ... for another enzyme that converts the amino acid homocysteine to another amino acid, methionine. The body uses ... organs and tissues, causing methylmalonic acidemia. Without MeCbl, homocysteine is not converted to methionine. As a result, ...
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