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Table 1 Tissue distribution of ALT activity in silkworm

From: Evaluation of drug-induced tissue injury by measuring alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activity in silkworm hemolymph

Tissue Total activity Protein Specific activity
  (U/tissue) (mg) (U/mg)
Gut 7.0 4.7 1.5
Fat body 0.2 0.3 0.6
Silk grand 0.4 0.9 0.5
Malpighi grand 0.5 0.2 0.8
Outer coat 3.9 4.9 0.8