Alcohol Metabolism, Alcohol Intolerance, and Alcoholism: by Dharam P. Agarwal,H. Werner Goedde

By Dharam P. Agarwal,H. Werner Goedde

Alcohol abuse, alcohol intolerance, alcohol dependence and different alcohol-related disabilities are the most hard public illnesses dealing with our modern day society. the aim of this complete monograph is to check the on hand wisdom in regards to the pharmacogenetic foundation of alcohol sensitivity and its physiolgical implications and to synthesize the majority of latest wisdom relating to metabolic gains and biomedical disturbances regarding alcoholism. The chapters conceal a vast array of disciplines together with an outline of old and epidemiological elements, biochemistry and molecular genetics of enzymes fascinated by alcohol metabolism, biochemical and neuropsychopharmacological results of alcohol. significant emphasis is put on the function of genetic components in alcoholism. The experimental info are summarized and a entire bibliography is included.

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