Acute ethanol poisoning and the ethanol withdrawal syndrome.


Ethanol, a highly lipid-soluble compound, appears to exert its effects through interactions with the cell membrane. Cell membrane alterations indirectly affect the functioning of membrane-associated proteins, which function as channels, carriers, enzymes and receptors. For example, studies suggest that ethanol exerts an effect upon the gamma-aminobutyric… (More)


Cite this paper

@article{Adinoff1988AcuteEP, title={Acute ethanol poisoning and the ethanol withdrawal syndrome.}, author={Bryon Adinoff and Gregory Bone and Markku Linnoila}, journal={Medical toxicology and adverse drug experience}, year={1988}, volume={3 3}, pages={172-96} }