[Reduction of alcohol consumption and its effect on Na(+)-K(+)-ATPase activity of red blood cell membrane].


Fifty-four untreated, mildly hypertensive men who were civil servants and were aged 30-59 years reduced their alcohol consumption as much as possible for three weeks. Then blood pressure and serum gamma GTP decreased significantly, but Na(+)-K(+)-ATPase activity of the red blood cell membrane did not change significantly. The enzyme activity in twenty… (More)