Effects of Ethanol on Protein Synthesis

  • Marcus A. Rothschild
  • Sidney S. Schreiber
  • Murray Oratz
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 56)


The disastrous clinical effects of chronic exposure to alcohol are well known, and disease involving many organs of the body including the brain, the heart, the pancreas, the liver, the muscles, and the peripheral nervous systems are well documented (1–4). However, the mechanism of destructive action on these various tissues are not as clearly understood.


Ribosomal Subunit Serum Albumin Level Urea Synthesis Albumin Synthesis Amino Acid Availability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcus A. Rothschild
    • 1
  • Sidney S. Schreiber
    • 1
  • Murray Oratz
    • 1
  1. 1.The Radioisotope Service, New York Veterans Administration Hospital and the Department of MedicineNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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