Effects of alcohol on hepatic metabolism: Selected aspects

M. F. Sorrell, D. J. Tuma

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Abstract

With the realization that alcohol may exert its influence by acting as a direct hepatotoxin, interest has shifted to other areas, especially those concerned with macromolecular metabolism within the hepatocyte. Ethanol and the consequences of its metabolism have a pervasive effect on drug, protein and glycoprotein metabolism. It is these latter actions of ethanol which we particularly hope to emphasize in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)481-489
Number of pages9
JournalClinical Science
Volume57
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979

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  • Medicine(all)

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