Alkoholaufnahme und Alkoholabbau beim Europäischen StarSturnus vulgaris

@article{Prinzinger2005AlkoholaufnahmeUA,
  title={Alkoholaufnahme und Alkoholabbau beim Europ{\"a}ischen StarSturnus vulgaris},
  author={Roland Prinzinger and Ghassem Ahmed Hakimi},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Ornithologie},
  year={2005},
  volume={137},
  pages={319-327}
}
All tested blood parameters are within the expected range for birds (Tab. 1). Starlings show a high rate of alcohol resorption. Experimentally ingested (per os) doses of 1, 2 and 3 g/kg ethanol (10 %-solution) were completely absorbed from the digestive tract within at least 30 min. Extraintestinal metabolic alcohol degradation is also very fast. Within 130 min even 3 g/kg ethanol were completely metabolised (blood alcohol values did not exceed 145 mg/l; Tab. 2, Fig. a). Alcoholdehydrogenase… 

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