The Biology of Alcoholism: Volume 1: Biochemistry

The Biology of Alcoholism: Volume 1: Biochemistry

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1971)

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ISBN-13: 9781461565277
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 05/30/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1971
Pages: 630
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Absorption, Diffusion, Distribution, and Elimination of Ethanol: Effects on Biological Membranes.- The Metabolism of Alcohol in Normals and Alcoholics: Enzymes.- Effect of Ethanol on Intracellular Respiration and Cerebral Function.- Effect of Ethanol on Neurohumoral Amine Metabolism.- The Role of Acetaldehyde in the Actions of Ethanol.- The Effect of Alcohol on Carbohydrate Metabolism: Carbohydrate Metabolism in Alcoholics.- Protein, Nucleotide, and Porphyrin Metabolism.- Effects of Ethanol on Lipid, Uric Acid, Intermediary, and Drug Metabolism, Including the Pathogenesis of the Alcoholic Fatty Liver.- Biochemistry of Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease in Alcoholism.- Alcohol and Vitamin Metabolism.- The Effect of Alcohol on Fluid and Electrolyte Metabolism.- Mineral Metabolism in Alcoholism.- Alcohol-Endocrine Interrelationships.- Acute and Chronic Toxicity of Alcohol.- Biochemical Mechanisms of Alcohol Addiction.- Methods for the Determination of Ethanol and Acetaldehyde.- The Chemistry of Alcoholic Beverages.

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