Dysregulation of skeletal muscle protein metabolism by alcohol.

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Alcohol abuse, either by acute intoxication or prolonged excessive consumption, leads to pathological changes in many organs and tissues including skeletal muscle. As muscle protein serves not only a contractile function but also as a metabolic reserve for amino acids, which are used to support the energy needs of other tissues, its content is tightly… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00006.2015

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@article{Steiner2015DysregulationOS, title={Dysregulation of skeletal muscle protein metabolism by alcohol.}, author={Jennifer L. Steiner and Charles H Lang}, journal={American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism}, year={2015}, volume={308 9}, pages={E699-712} }