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Variations in the Acetaldehyde Level of Some Tissues in Hyper- and Hypothyroid Rats

  • Olof A. Forsander
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 59)

Abstract

Since small amounts of ethanol are always present in the blood (Krebs and Perkins 1970), minute concentrations of acetaldehyde might also be expected to be present. Large amounts, however, can only be found after alcohol consumption. Ethanol is oxidized almost exclusively in the liver, consequently the acetaldehyde in the blood must originate from this tissue.

Keywords

Ethanol Oxidation Acetaldehyde Level Acetaldehyde Content Ethanol Metabolism Liver Cytosol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olof A. Forsander
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  1. 1.Research Laboratories of the State Alcohol Monopoly (Alko)Helsinki 10Finland

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