Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is a substance found in all body tissues. There are many different forms of ALP. Each type has a different chemical structure, called an isoenzyme. Its structure depends on where in the body it is produced. For example, liver and bone ALP isoenzymes have different structures.
The ALP isoenzyme test is a laboratory test that measures the amounts of different types of ALP in the blood.
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