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[Contribution of glutathione to detoxification in alcoholism. Biochemical-clinical studies].

@article{Pistelli1992ContributionOG,
  title={[Contribution of glutathione to detoxification in alcoholism. Biochemical-clinical studies].},
  author={A. Pistelli and Paolo Di Simplicio and M. G. Di Bello and Silvia Raspanti and Francesco Gambassi and Pierluigi Botti and Laura Caramelli and S. Peruzzi and C Smorlesi and Aaron M. Zorn},
  journal={La Clinica terapeutica},
  year={1992},
  volume={140 5},
  pages={
          461-71
        }
}
  • A. Pistelli, Paolo Di Simplicio, +7 authors Aaron M. Zorn
  • Published 1992
  • Medicine
  • La Clinica terapeutica
  • The effects of reduced glutathione (GSH) administration (1.2 g/day and 2.4 g/day intravenously) on erythrocyte glutathione levels, serum gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase activity (GGTP) and urinary glucaric acid elimination were studied in a population of 24 chronic alcoholics voluntarily admitted to a 30 day detoxification protocol in comparison to a 12 patient control group treated only with chlordiazepoxide (initial dose 75-100 mg/day). Glutathione treatment increases dose-dependently and in a… CONTINUE READING