The Effects of Acute Ethanol Intoxication on Cerebral Energy Metabolism

  • R. H. Nielsen
  • R. A. Hawkins
  • R. L. Veech
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 59)


It has long been known that anesthetics inhibit respiration in many tissues including brain and can, in yeast or heart extracts, lead to a reduction of cytochrome b while cytochromes c and a remain oxidized (Keilin, D. 1925 & 1929).


Glucose Utilization Brain Glucose Intracellular Glucose Ethanol Intoxication Arteriovenous Difference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. H. Nielsen
    • 1
  • R. A. Hawkins
    • 1
  • R. L. Veech
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Alcohol Research, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and AlcoholismSt. Elizabeths HospitalUSA

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