[Biochemical basic of alcoholic liver injury]

Wojciech Jelski, Lech Chrostek, Maciej Szmitkowski
Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego 2006, 21 (124): 376-80
The liver is the main place of ethanol oxidation and is especially sensitive to the toxic effects of alcohol. Alcoholic liver disease is caused by chronic alcohol abuse. The article presents the negative effect of alcohol and its metabolites on the different biochemical processes in the liver.

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