A high fever can cause a denaturation, or change in shape, of an enzyme, resulting in less activity for the enzyme to catalyze reactions in the body, according to the BBC. When there is elevated temperature in the body, ... More »

Liver enzymes are proteins that speed up chemical reactions and processes in the liver. According to MedicineNet, the most common liver enzymes are aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, alkaline phosphata... More »

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Medication prescribed for high cholesterol can cause liver damage, and serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase, or SGPT, is an enzyme that has a higher blood level in the presence of liver damage, says MedicineNet. Statins, ... More »

High liver function is determined by a liver enzyme test. WebMD warns that elevated liver enzyme levels, or high liver function, is a potential indicator of liver damage. More »

Whether a liver enzyme count is considered high depends on which of two main enzymes is tested, according to MedicineNet.. The enzyme aspartate aminotransferase, or AST, is high if the count exceeds 40 units per liter of... More »

Swollen or damaged liver cells secrete elevated amounts of enzymes that can be detected by a blood test. An increased number of liver enzymes in testing indicates swelling or damage to the organ, notes Mayo Clinic. More »

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High liver enzymes could mean that there is damage or inflammation in the cells of the liver. The elevation can be acute, meaning a sudden injury to the cells, or chronic, indicating there is continuous damage to the liv... More »

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