The Influence of Ethanol on Albumin Metabolism

  • Marcus A. Rothschild
  • M. Oratz
  • S. S. Schreiber


The mechanisms responsible for the production of protein within the liver cells are the subject of continued detailed investigations and the myriad of steps located between the initial turning on of the assembly line to the final extrusion of the completed molecule offer innumerable areas for regulation or modification and thus control. In attempting to outline the effects of any particular stress on the synthetic mechanism it will ultimately be necessary to delineate the steps as they proceed in the formation of the protein. Further, it will be necessary to use as specific an isolated system as possible so that the interplay of in vivo factors tending to dampen the effects of one stress or another can be eliminated.


Albumin Synthesis Albumin Production Polysome Profile Free Polysome Stimulate Amino Acid 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcus A. Rothschild
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. Oratz
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • S. S. Schreiber
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Radioisotope ServiceNew York Veterans Administration HospitalNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of MedicineNew York University, School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of BiochemistryNew York University College of DentistryUSA

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