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Methylation tests

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by daniariete2000, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. daniariete2000

    daniariete2000

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    Hi all ,

    I know that Rich used the SAM/SAH test (provided by healthdiagnostics) to understand if one person has a partial block of methylation cycle . He said that under 4,5 it means to have the block.

    1) Do you remember if in the past he referred also about a maximun value of SAM/SAH ? For exemple is my SAM/SAH would be 5 would be fine or maybe overmethilation ?

    2)Do you know if testing histamine in serum is a better indicator for methylation (as Dr Lynch use) or is better SAM/SAH test ?

    Thanks
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    xrunner Senior Member

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    daniariete2000

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    Yes I know, but there is no answer to my question numer 1. He says only this :

    Ratio of SAM to SAH: A ratio less than about 4.5 represents low methylation capacity. Both the concentration of SAM and the ratio of concentrations of SAM to SAH are important in determining themethylation capacity, because they affect the rates of the methyltransferase reactions.

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